Be careful… some supplements are fake

You may think you’re doing a smart thing by purchasing supplements at a discounted price on sites like Amazon. Shockingly, this can actually be harmful to your health!
The supplement industry isn’t regulated by the FDA, so manufacturers can write whatever they want on the label. Some of these products are don’t have anything in them! In addition, there are multiple research articles and expose’s on the supplements sold over the counter at your local store. Many contain nothing but fillers and worse, some have been found to have toxins and pharmaceuticals in them. Be safe and sure—buy only physician grade and third party tested supplements.
Dr. Terri Rebibo Fox

Dr. Terri Fox is a holistic, integrative, functional medicine doctor in Boulder, Colorado. She works on your behalf as a medical detective searching for the underlying dysfunction, instead of just treating your symptoms. She has expertise in fatigue, bio-identical hormones, sleep disorders, gastro-intestinal dysfunction, and Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome from mold toxicity and Lyme disease.

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