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Maximise supplements

Supplements can’t replace a heathy diet, but general dietary supplements may help if your diet is inadequate. When used properly supplements can have many benefits but before you start buying everything from vitamin A to Zinc, remember to always talk to your doctor or dietitian!

 

Article reviewed by Louis Yap, senior dietitian at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital

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Louis Yap Wei Ming
Senior Dietitian
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital

Mr Yap is an accredited practising dietitian with the Dietitians Association of Australia.