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The Pros and Cons of Supplementation: What You Need to Know Before You Start Taking Supplements

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While supplements can be beneficial for specific individuals, it's essential to understand their potential risks and benefits and consult a healthcare professional before starting any supplement regimen.

Benefits of supplements

"Some dietary supplements can help you get adequate amounts of essential nutrients if you don't eat a nutritious variety of foods. However, supplements can't take the place of the variety of foods that are important to a healthy diet. - National Institute of Health"


Risks and considerations


Tips for choosing and using supplements



Dr. Giovanni A. Nelson Dr. Giovanni A. Nelson, ND Dr. Nelson is a licensed naturopathic physician in the state of Connecticut and specializes in a holistic, noninvasive approach to a wide range of chronic and acute conditions. He is the co-founder and medical director at Healing Duo Integrative Family Medical practice. Dr. Nelson is thrilled to be able to share his passion for natural/complementary and alternative health information with individuals to help them live a healthier and more fulfilling life.

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