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Doctor insights on: Alive Vitamins

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Do alive vitamins have any side effects? Are they better than other traditional vitamins?

Do alive vitamins have any side effects? Are they better than other traditional vitamins?

Should be fine: From reading their ads, they are multivitamin tablets mixed in with extract of a large number of plants (oranges, marigolds, horsetail grass, a dozen different mushrooms) to make them glitzy so that people will pay a lot more. If your personal physician thinks they offer any advantage beyond glamor, i would be surprised. I feel a daily vitamin supplement's worthwhile, others here don't. Cheers. ...Read more

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Best way to gain energy ? best fruits? vitamins? is the Alive vitamin a good one to take for energy?

Best way to gain energy ? best fruits? vitamins? is the Alive vitamin a good one to take for energy?

Eat the Rainbow: A variety of brightly colored fruits and vegetables is best. A good quality multivitamin helps too. Are you exercising? That is important. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My alive whole food vitamins have gotten dark spots in tbem, are try ok to use still?

My alive whole food vitamins have gotten dark spots in tbem, are try ok to use still?

Please call the: manufacturer of the product. Dark spots can appear and be harmless but you need to know what ingredient is darkening and if it has been investigated by the manufacturer. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can Alive! Women's Energy vitamins cause high blood pressure?

Can Alive! Women's Energy vitamins cause high blood pressure?

Alive women's energy: From what I read in the ingredients it should not casue high blood pressure. in genera lover the counter medications to be concerned about are decongestants like sudafed, Zyrtec (cetirizine) D or anything D that contains phenylephrine or pseudoephrine as that can cause or worsens HTN ...Read more

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I'm diabetic and have high blood pressure can I drink alive mens multi vitamins?

I'm diabetic and have high blood pressure can I drink alive mens multi vitamins?

Why?: Why waste your money? Eat healthy and you don't need it. Who knows what's in there since it's not evaluated by the fda. Why waste your money on this junk when you could use it for strips, medication, education, food, exercise and other healthier stuff. These can help you be healthy, the vitamins won't. Don't get your medical information from tv and the internet. ...Read more

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Are alive! women's ultra potency vitamins safe to take during pregnancy?

Are alive! women's ultra potency vitamins safe to take during pregnancy?

Probably not: I would stay away from "ultra-potency" vitamins in pregnancy. One has to be careful about vitamins that are potentially harmful to your fetus, such as vitamin a. Your ob/gyn should be able to review theses doses with you and you should take the bottle in to them so they can review these doses. ...Read more

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Is nature's way alive! whole food energizer multi-vitamin - 90 vegetarian capsules safe? How safe is it?

Is nature's way alive! whole food energizer multi-vitamin - 90 vegetarian capsules safe? How safe is it?

Glamor vitamins: The ads represent a vitamin-and-mineral supplement many times more pricey than what you could get at a local drug store because they add mushrooms, marigolds, algae, asparagus... It's your money. ...Read more

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Thoughts about alive women's 50+ multivitamins? Good vitamin? Doctor said I needed to find good vitamin, and I want something natural.

Thoughts about alive women's 50+ multivitamins? Good vitamin? Doctor said I needed to find good vitamin, and I want something natural.

Multiple vitamins: are very popular and most of them are good. Comparative tests show acceptable results for many brands and most people can purchase based on price. There are advocates for organic or natural vitamins; no real evidence for superiority. Careful research about the sources of the vitamins is needed due to lack of regulation of manufacture. Getting nutrients from good food is best. ...Read more

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Can Multi-Vitamins like Nature's Way Alive Max Potency help with fatigue, tiredness, and low energy?

Can Multi-Vitamins like Nature's Way Alive Max Potency help with fatigue, tiredness, and low energy?

Can help: Particularly if you have a specific micronutrient deficiency like vitamin B12. Otherwise, you're still better off focusing on obtaining your nutrition from whole foods. Remember energy wise focus on minimizing stress, eating healthy, sleeping well and remaining active. ...Read more