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Carolyn Dean, MD, ND

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Missing Nutrients Our Kids Need

I’m always asked by parents, “What supplements can I give my kids?” They know their kids are existing on peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, hot dogs, pizza and French fries in spite of their best efforts. And they know that nutrients are missing. I’ve had parents buy supplements they have to crush and hide in applesauce, liquid fish oils that their children gagged on, and capsules that had to be opened up and disguised for consumption.

Taking Calcium without Magnesium Is a Health Risk

In 2011 the NIH reported that approximately 43% of the U.S. population (including almost 70% of older women) use dietary supplements containing calcium. What’s...

Magnesium Nutrition Lowers Diabetes Risk

With so much attention on rising healthcare costs and the ongoing and intensely emotional debate on the need for healthcare reform, an inexpensive solution...