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Best multivitamin for a 60 yo man? and is it good to take vitamin c.

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Many good choices: Multivitamins have many proven benefits. There's no one best brand but some are much better than others.Here's independent ratings of 101 brands: http://www.multivitaminguide.org/ Any of the top 30 on that list are good. My personal favorites include Ultranutrient from Pure Encapsulations (not on that list!), Ultrapreventive X, and Life Extension Mix. Additional D (in fall/winter) & Vit C is wise.
Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
Consult: consult with your doctor first, someone who knows your whole healthy history. Some multivitamins contain folic acid which is not the best form to take in those with reduced enzymes that metabolize folic acid. Excess folic acid= from supplements can predispose to colon cancer. Supplements may not be as harmless as you think. COnsult with your health care professional first. Good health to you.
Last updated Dec 17, 2020

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