are ironized yeast tablets healthy for you?

They are weight-graining pills from the 1930's that have a iron base

2 Answers

  • Tink
    Lv 7
    10 years ago
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    The premise of them was to 1) treat anemia and 2) provide a source of B - vitamins, which were a common deficiency during the 30's before food fortification started.

    B vitamins are famous for making people (especially children) hungry - which is how they induce weight gain. A regular B-complex has the same effect on many people, that is actually a common complaint of people taking them.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Only if prescribed by a doctor.

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