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A member asked:

Im 51....i take a multivitamin everyday. lately ive been incorporating extre d,c,folic acid, iron, b vit, biotin, calcium, apple cider vinegar, multi enzyme probiotic ... when you start reading articles... you could take 30 extra vitamins a day! when

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Too much can be...: Too much of a good thing can become bad. If a person has a very balanced diet, then he or she may not need to take a daily multivitamin because his foods contain enough. I think each person can take a multivitamin because many people don't have a truly balanced diet. Some people also need extra vitamin D, calcium, folate, omega3, etc..., depending on individual issues.
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