Fight Lead with Nutrition!
Registered dietitian nutritionists are a key resource in limiting the effects of exposure to lead and are providing their assistance in Flint.
Eating a healthy diet can help limit the effects of lead exposure. In particular, making sure that the diet provides adequate amounts of calcium, iron and vitamin C. Calcium keeps bones strong and the lead out, iron keeps too much lead from getting into the body and vitamin C works with iron to keep too much lead from getting into your body. For more information, visit the resources below.