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An_216340 posted:
anyone know about chorella growth factor , supplements given to children to haste growth? Is this safe for kids 7-11 yrs old. I ma retired mD but I really do not know this.

Linda Gabriel
very concern grandmother
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Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
Here is a link to an article about Growth Hormones used to increase height:

http://children.webmd.com/news/20081106/growth-hormone-therapy-ups-kids-height

Here is information about chorella from the WebMD Vitamin and Supplement section listing its uses. I don't see children's growth as an effect:

Most of the chlorella that is available in the U.S. is grown in Japan or Taiwan. It is processed and made into tablets and liquid extracts. These extracts contain "chlorella growth factor," which is described as a water-soluble extract of chlorella containing chemicals including amino acids, peptides, proteins, vitamins, sugars, and nucleic acids.

Hope this helps!

Haylen


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