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Scripps Doctor Lends Perspective to Article on Dietary Supplements

Robert Bonakdar, MD, discusses nutrient deficiencies

Dietary supplements of various colors are arranged in a small pile,

Robert Bonakdar, MD, discusses nutrient deficiencies

A recent article in The San Diego Union-Tribune explores the use of dietary supplements in the United States. The story includes insights from Robert Bonakdar, MD, director of pain management at the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine.

The article notes that while our current nutritional supplements industry began in the 1940s and has grown steadily since, many people are still confused about how to best incorporate supplements into their diets.

Read the San Diego Union-Tribune article: Do We Really Need All of These Supplements?

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