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A 20-year-old male asked:

is safe to take in combination: zinc, calcium complex, vitamin c, flax seed oil and whey protein?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Those supplements: in combination are not a problem. Perhaps a more important question would be why do you take them all? If you have health concerns please see your doc or a nutritional consultant. Split vitamin C up into a.m. and p.m. doses because it only lasts about 12 hours in body. Peace and good health.

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