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Who shouldn’t take medical nutrition supplements?

Fred Pescatore, MD
General Practice
There is probably no one in the world who should not be taking nutritional supplements. Our soil and food supply has been so damaged that it is impossible to get everything that you need simply by eating food. The RDAs of each nutrient is too low; and when you consume sugar, you are actually depleting your body of nutrients. Sugar acts as an anit-nutrient and when you consider that the average American consumes 150 plus pounds of sugar each year, you are going to need to take your vitamins. However, as with anything nutritional, please consult with your physician or better yet, consult with a physician who is familiar with nutritional supplementation.
Plans to take medical nutrition supplements should be discussed with your physician. Certain supplements may not be recommended for people with specific medical conditions.

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