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Unformatted text preview: long as I am getting the right nutrition in my daily diet that I do not need to replenish any lost minerals or vitamins. Taking supplemental vitamins do increase the daily total intake. Depending on the amount of vitamins and minerals intake from the food, if the amount is already more than what is required, it is possible that additional supplement can raise the level to toxic level. The iron for example, if more that what is needed is accumulated in the body it can cause iron toxicity because very little iron is excreted from the body and any excess accumulates in the tissues and organs. Generally taking more than what is required can cause fatal effects....
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