Podcast Episode Four: How to Find the Right Supplements

We need vitamins and minerals for our bodies to function at their very best. But did you know that not all supplements are created equally? In fact, some can even cause more harm than good. In this episode, we’re breaking down what you need to know about supplements and how to make sure the vitamins you’re taking are benefiting your body. We’ll also clue you in on what to look out for that a lot of these supplement companies do that “cheat” the system. 

What’s in this episode:

  • The types of vitamins on the market
  • What a fractionated vitamin and a synthetic vitamin is 
  • How a lot of companies “cheat” in the supplement industry
  • What oxides and carbonates are
  • Why your body needs vitamins and minerals 
  • Things to watch out for that reduce your nutrients
  • How to tell if your supplement is made from chemicals or food
Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Doctor of Naturopathy, Clinical Nutritionist and Master Herbologist with nearly four decades of experience. Dr. Carling is a “Health Detective,” she looks beyond your symptom picture and investigates WHY you are experiencing your symptoms in the first place. Dr. Carling considers herself a “professional student” – she has attended more than 600 post-secondary education courses related to health and healing. Dr. Carling gives lectures here in the U.S. and internationally and has been noted as the “Doctor’s Doctor”. When other healthcare practitioners hit a roadblock when treating their patients nutritionally, Dr. Carling is who they call. Dr. Carling is currently accepting new patients and offers natural health care services and whole food nutritional supplements in her Coeur d’ Alene clinic.

Medical/Health Disclaimer:

The information provided in this article or podcast should not be construed as personal medical advice or instruction. No action should be taken based solely on the contents of this article or podcast. Readers/listeners should consult appropriate health professionals on any matter relating to their health and well-being. The information and opinions provided here are believed to be accurate and sound, based on the best judgment available to the author, but readers/listeners who fail to consult appropriate health authorities assume the risk of any injuries.

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