Taking Healthy Supplements
- Or Rocks for Your Health?
Tom G. could not understand his malady. He slept 7 hours each night. Had breakfast according to
the food pyramid. Yet two hours later into work, he felt
A visit to his doctor and some blood lab work showed deficiency
in magnesium, zinc, calcium, vitamin D3, vitamin B complex and vitamin C. Iron level was
The doctor prescribed supplements for his deficiencies. A month later there was no significant
change. He was still tired early in the morning. The new lab test showed the same deficiencies at
approximately the same levels as before. Even more puzzling was that the urine sample showed large
quantities of the very items he was deficient in.
The doctor said he saw this happen frequently but had no
explanation as to why it occurs.
Relating his problem to a friend, his friend suggested Tom
to see a naturopath. The friend knew of one whom many have praised for her success with
Naturopath requested that Tom bring to her office the supplements he was
She looked at
the ingredients and said,
"You are eating rocks and expect to get healthy?"
Tom stared at her in bewilderment. "Was she daffy?" he
The naturopath pulled out her books and pointed to the topic on mineral salts in one
of her books.