Metformin is often the first treatment option given to type 2 diabetics. While it has many advantages, this prescription medication can also deplete several nutrients that are essential to proper functions within the body.
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If there’s one thing women need, it’s to be healthy. Women are continuously on-the-go. That means their energy levels need to keep up. But what happens when you’re exercising regularly and eating the right foods, but you still seem to lack energy? A women’s multivitamin …
Did you know that some of the most popularly prescribed drugs can rob your body of essential nutrients, called “Nutrient Depletions”? Suzy Cohen, R. Ph, author of “Drug Muggers”, says, “At least half of the drugs approved in the United States commonly deplete specific nutrients, creating the need for nutritional supplementation.”
Whether you occasionally take a pharmaceutical like an antibiotic, or count on a drug long term such as a cholesterol health lowering statin, your need for specific nutrients increases. You must be aware that many prescriptions, as well as commonly used over-the-counter drugs, cause potentially serious nutrient depletions. For your convenience, we here at InVite® Health have devised a Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion Chart with a list of drugs and non-prescription medications and the nutrients they deplete. This in turn will give you an idea of the nutrients your body needs.
If you have any questions or need any assistance, please call us hotline at 800-349-0929, email us directly or visit us for a free nutritional consultation at one of our retail locations. You can also get started now and fill out the nutritional consultation form online by clicking here!
Please consult with your doctor, pharmacist or nutritionist before changing your medication and supplement plan.
Whether you occasionally take a pharmaceutical like an antibiotic, or count on a drug long term such as a cholesterol lowering statin, your need for specific nutrients increases. You must be aware that many prescriptions, as well as commonly used over-the-counter drugs, cause potentially serious …
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