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    Vitamains & Minerals Questions
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    martayfitness posted:
    Hi there I'm brand new to the member portion but have viewed the site a few times over the years.

    I have questions here for the Doctors & Experts.

    2 part A. Do Minerals Absorb through the skin like Vitami?


    B. If so, which Minerals & Vitamins actually do?


    SO much is said by advertisers & so-called "Experts" pushing products, that it's hard most of the time to figure out what is b.s. & what is legitimate.
    I am into wellness & natural/organic foods & earth friendly skin & body care so this is why i was wondering. I have clients that have asked this.

    Thanks in advance,

    MF
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    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi Martayfitness -

    While waiting for more response I wanted to pass along this link you may be interested in -

    What Vitamins and Supplements Can and Can't Do

    Hope this is helpful,
    Elizabeth
    - Elizabeth
    ~Love of beauty is taste. Creation of beauty is art.~
    Ralph Waldo Emerson


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