Read the labels on your multi-vitamins and minerals and your one-a-days.
You do NOT want iron if you don’t need it.
EXCESS iron is a PRO-oxidant.
It is linked to premature death.
If you need it that is another thing all together.
Do NOT take folic acid. It is a synthetic form that promotes cancer cell proliferation.
Take on folate, the natural form that has no negative side effects no matter the dose.
Nutrients like fairy tales. They hum at Goldilocks levels.
Not too much. Not too little.
But just right.
Archives Int Med171(18)October 2011