San Leandro, CA
A 26-year-old male asked:
is it ok to take 2500 mg b12, 250 mg of magnesium, and a 13.5 gram protein shake one after the other?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Yes, however...: This is totally safe. However, magnesium (and other minerals) are best absorbed on an empty stomach) so waiting a half hour or so between taking magnesium and the protein shake may enhance absorption.
Some forms of magnesium are better absorbed than others- the best-absorbed are taurate, glycinate, malate, aspartate and citrate.
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Last updated Sep 5, 2015
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