How does Chelated Minerals work?
Minerals are required for the proper growth and maintenance of the body. There is no evidence to support the claim that chelated minerals can be used by the body better than non-chelated minerals.
Are there safety concerns?
There isn't enough information available to know if chelated minerals are safe.
Do not take chelated minerals if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Dosing considerations for Chelated Minerals.
The appropriate dose of chelated minerals varies with each specific mineral and depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for chelated minerals. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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