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benefits of multivitamins tablets

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
Yes: There are benefits to a multivitamin pill if you are not eating healthy balanced meals every day. The ingredients of most multivitamin pills should n ... Read More
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Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
No and yes....: If you have a normal diet and eat a variety of foods, you probably do not need a multivitamin. However, it probably won't hurt you either (other than ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Seagraves
16 years experience Pharmacology
Flax seed: A good way to get omega 3 fatty acids for those that can't tolerate fish oil.
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Dr. Peter Nefcy
38 years experience Radiology
Tough question: You probably get no benefits from flaxseed oil, and definitely get NO benefit from multivitamins. If you have a specific vitamin deficiency proven by ... Read More
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Fat & Vitamins: Fat supports the bio-availability of vitamins, be they in food or supplements, helping vitamins get into the cells. Flax has some fat, but good fat i ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Minor: The typical american diet has more than adequate vitamins and minerals. If you think you are deficient you can consult with your family doctor. The ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Probable/small risks: There are benefits to multivitamins but surprisingly little good research. A recent study showed an 8% reduction in cancer risk using a vitamin that i ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
One per day: Just do what the label says.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many good choices: There are many good multivits out there- i can't recommend just one but this website independently rates many good ones: http://www.Multivitaminguide. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Supply essential: Vitamins that may be lacking in your regular diet. Thus, if you eat a normal balanced diet, you probably do not need vitamins. But a "standard" multiv ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Define "working": I'm not sure what you mean by "working." you're generally not going to notice any benefit from taking a multivitamin unless you happen to have a symp ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends: I believe in taking vitamins and minerals that you need. When taking pharmaceutical grade vitamins (most common are fish oil, b's and d's) people fee ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Depends on what is offered at retail in your country. In the US, Theragran-M was a popular vitamin mineral supplement.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Health Tap: I am not sure of your question. Did a physician tell you that you needed a vitamin? If not then this is your choice. Health Tap doctors never endorse ... Read More

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