Iron Deficiency

5 Signs of Hidden Health Problems

…sign of an iron, zinc, or B-complex vitamin deficiency. Increase your intake of zinc and B vitamins by taking a high-quality, high-potency daily multivitamin and mineral supplement. Caution: Do not take supplemental iron before obtaining a blood test to determine iron levels. Excessive iron levels are…

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Benefits of Milk: Fact or Fiction?

…Truth About Milk: It’s Bad For Children Here are three reasons kids and milk don’t mix. First, drinking too much cow’s milk can lead to iron-deficiency anemia in infants and toddlers. This is why the American Academy of Pediatrics discourages giving children milk before their first birthday. Second…

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Don't Believe Everything You Hear: Nutritional Supplements Are Safe

…multivitamins and other nutritional supplements: 1. The most significant risk was with supplemental iron, which was associated with a 3.9 percent increased risk of death. This isn’t news. It is well known that excess iron in a daily multivitamin is linked with increased risk of cardiovascular disease and other…

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Treating Restless Leg Syndrome

…syndrome go, supplemental iron has been shown to reduce symptoms in people who are iron deficient. Since mild iron deficiency is common (especially in premenopausal women), I suggest you start with 28 mg of iron per day. If that doesn’t help after three or four weeks, get your iron levels tested before…

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ADHD Treatments That Really Work

…refined carbohydrates may lead to reactive hypoglycemia, which often causes irritability and concentration difficulties. Nutritional deficiencies (specifically iron, zinc, and omega-3 fatty acids) are linked with ADHD-like behaviors. Gluten and other food and environmental allergies and sensitivities…

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