It’s really not a new idea.
For decades, Dr. Bruce Ames, world-renowned biochemist and senior scientist at Children’s Hospital O
So couldn’t we just eat more vegetables?
Dr. Ames is just one of many researchers finding that even carefully selected diets may no longer provide us with the levels of essential minerals and vitamins considered adequate, not to mention the quantities of essential nutrients required to optimize health for those with existing mental or physical illness. Research has shown that food crops today have lower nutrient values than they did 50+ years ago.
Dr. Julia Rucklidge, one researcher who has conducted a number of independent studies on clinical micronutrient therapy for ADHD says: “The evidence now is pretty remarkable in terms of using vitamins and minerals for the treatment of mental illness
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†Refers to Daily Essential Nutrients and pre-2013 versions of EMPowerplus co-formulated by David L. Hardy, founder of Hardy Nutritionals®.