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Seniors and Dietary Supplements: When Less Is More

It's hard to resist the promise of capsules to strengthen your bones, protect your heart, fight cancer and keep your mind sharp. Dietary or nutritional supplements might seem like an easy way to bolster your health. But experts are concerned that seniors are spending money they can't spare on pills and powders they don't really need.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

The article ignores the fact that many seniors have a hard time eating the amount of food they should because of chewing problems and that getting the daily RDA is sometimes cheaper than by eating even the right foods.

 

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