My friend Kaitlin (not my daughter, it should be noted.. we call this Kaitlin my Other Kaitlin..) over at The Bypassed Life wrote a great post about Flintstones vitamins in a way that makes it very easy to see why they are not a good choice for .. well?  Anyone.

She’s got some great content on her blog, including a post about a study on antidepressant absorption (or lack thereof) in our guts.  She’s worth a read if you are need of another good quality blog.

So without further ado:

What’s the Fuss about Flintstones?

Many years ago, the gold standard for post-operative supplementation was Flintstones children’s chewable vitamins, as well as Tums for calcium. Unfortunately, this regimen was woefully incomplete. Without the proper supplements, people developed deficiencies. Not always immediately—the body has stores of many vitamins—but they did eventually appear. In some people, circumstances helped to accelerate nutrient depletion. My friend Andrea had babies. Greedy little (adorable) things that they were, those babies stole from her vitamin stores. Her Flintstones and Tums simply couldn’t keep up. Andrea got rickets.

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One of my good buddies, Amy C. got her order of Calcets in.  She got some lemons and some chocolates in, and when she heard I hadn’t tried the chocolates?  She packaged me up 3 and stuck them in the mail to me.  I got them today.  So thanks go to Amy C for this delicious posting!

I got these and it’s a bit warm out.  So keep in mind they are a bit squishy from being in the sun and warmth.  Which was fine, but just keep in mind if you see some dents.

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