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Combat Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion


Today, more than ever, consumers over the age of 50 are on some type of Pharmaceutical drug regimen, many of which promote healthier, longer lives. Unfortunately, many of these drugs also deplete vital nutrients from the body which may cause a new round of medical complications.

Women are a group of drug consumers who should be especially concerned with Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion. Few women know that oral contraceptives lower the levels of vital nutrients such as Vitamin B2, B6 and B12, Vitamin C, Folic Acid, Magnesium and Zinc.

To put the importance of vitamins and minerals in perspective, think about the construction of a new building. Carbohydrate, Protein, Fat and Water are comparable to the building materials. Vitamins and minerals are comparable to the architect, contractors and construction workers. Without the architect, contractor and construction workers, it does not matter how many building materials you have, it will never be built. At the same token, without vitamins and minerals, our bodies cannot synthesize new cells, build new tissues and produce the energy we need regardless of how much carbohydrate, protein, fat and water we ingest every day.

Drugs can alter the ability of the body to digest, absorb, synthesize, transport, store, metabolize or eliminate nutrients. This situation potentially can cause Nutrient Depletion. Quite often, a patient is then placed on additional medication to combat a new set of symptoms. The cascading effect of such an approach to disease management often leads to a reduction in the patient's quality of life.

Folic Acid is a nutrient that is often depleted by drugs. Ross Pelton and James B LaValle claim that it can be depleted by some 30 different types of drugs, from Aspirin and magnesium containing antacids to stronger medications such as anticonvulsants,cardiovascular drugs and oral contraceptives. Some of the possible effects of Folic Acid deficiency can include Megaloblastic anemia, birth defects, elevated homocysteine levels, fatigue and even increased rates of colon and colorectal cancer.

What Does Your Drug Deplete?

Antacids...Calcium, Phosphate, Folic Acid, Potassium

Antibiotics...B vitamins and vitamin K. Probiotics should also be taken

Anti-Diabetic Drugs... Vitamin B12, CoQ10, Folic Acid

Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (includes Corticosteroids, NSAIDS)... Calcium, Vitamin D, Potassium, Zinc, Magnesium, Vitamin C,Folic Acid, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Chromium, Vitamin A

Aspirin (Salicylates)/other mild pain killers...Vitamin C, Calcium, Folic Acid, Iron, Sodium, potassium,Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5)

Bronchodilators...Vitamin B6, Potassium

Cardiovascular Drugs...Zinc, Coenzyme Q10, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Sodium, Vitamin C, Folic Acid

Cholesterol Lowering Drugs...Coenzyme Q10, Vitamin E

Corticosteroids...( see anti-inflammatory)

Gout Medications...Vitamin B12, Sodium, Potassium, Beta-carotene, Calcium, Phosphorus

HRT...Vitamin B6, Magnesium

Oral contraceptives...Folic Acid, Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Selenium, Zinc

Thyroid Medications...Iron

Ulcer Medications...Vitamin B12, Folic Acid, Vitamin D, Calcium, Iron, Zinc, Protein

Don't worry if your drug isn't shown. PDR replaces the nutrients that over 98% of drugs deplete.

To ensure you are not becoming nutrient deficient from your prescription medication, educate yourself about what you are taking and how it may affect the vital nutrients that enhance our lives. Protect yourself daily with PDR.

This world-class daily nutrient product contains therapeutic levels of the commonly depleted nutrients:

B Vitamins, Natural Vitamin E, Coenzyme Q10, Macro Minerals and Pro-Biotics.

Prescriptions are not complete without PDR!

Goldshield Elite's PDR ( prescription depletion replacement) offers a balanced solution to replacing lost nutrients.

We owe it to ourselves to investigate the possibility of nutrient depletion, and to take action by replacing those nutrients our bodies need for a healthy, positive life.Try a 30 day supply of PDR- feel the benefits or your money-back.

Excerpts taken from " The Nutritional Cost of Prescription Drugs" by Ross Pelton and James B LaValle

About The Author

John Dawson

I've been involved in the health and wellness industry for the last five years.I have created LifeStyleSucces2007 from my experiences and personal success and now supply cutting edge scientifically backed nutritional products.

http://www.LifeStyleSuccess2007.com; LifeStyleSuccess@aol.com


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