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Please can you give me the rda of calcium, fluoride, magnesium, iron, zinc ?

Please can you give me the rda of calcium, fluoride, magnesium, iron, zinc ?

Whose version?: In the us the rda has been replaced by the dri- daily recommended intake; different countries differ in the dri. For the us see http://www.Iom.Edu/activities/nutrition/summarydris/~/media/files/activity%20files/nutrition/dris/5_summary%20table%20tables%201-4.Pdf there is no dri of Fluoride as it is not only not an essential nutrient but a toxin- see http://www.Nofluoride.Com/. ...Read more

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I have Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc altogether in one pill. It says to take 1 to 3 caplets daily with a meal. Can I take all three at once, instead?

I have Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc altogether in one pill. It says to take 1 to 3 caplets daily with a meal. Can I take all three at once, instead?

Med Directions: if it says 1-3 daily, then it means all at once. If it were to say take 1 tablet three times a day then it would mean exactly that. If it said to take one tablet up to three times a day then it would be how your are interpreting the directions. According to what you said the correct way is the first, 1-3 tablets all at once, one time a day. ...Read more

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Hi iam talking calcium magnesium and zinc for gaining height .is it good or not and i am 18 years old and 179cm.my friends in same age are 185...

Hi iam talking calcium magnesium and zinc for gaining height .is it good or not and i am 18 years old and 179cm.my friends in same age are 185...

Little benefit: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep and remaining physically active.Nothing you eat or drink will add inches to the final specified in your genes.Most over 18 have closed growth centers and will not grow taller, a few will grow a little until 20. Supplements only help if you were deficient. ...Read more

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I have Polycythemia Vera. Very heavy menses today. Are Calcium, Magnesium and Zinc supps good to help body with this problem? See CPA on 10th.

I have Polycythemia Vera. Very heavy menses today. Are Calcium, Magnesium and Zinc supps good to help body with this problem? See CPA on 10th.

Is that so?: At 30 years old, you're very young to have P-Vera. Has it been confirmed with appropriate genetic studies? I wouldn't advise any these supplements unless you know what you're doing; zinc in particular will upset your gut and perhaps render you copper deficient. ...Read more

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I'm in my mid 30s and take vitamins such as calcium magnesium zinc and fish oil on a daily basis.  are there any potential risks?  is it safe?

I'm in my mid 30s and take vitamins such as calcium magnesium zinc and fish oil on a daily basis.  are there any potential risks?  is it safe?

Be careful with zinc: Zinc can be helpful in maintaining your healthy immune function, but too much zinc can actually decrease your immune function. Excess zinc can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. It can also interfere with the absorption of other essential minerals, particularly magnesium and copper. A copper deficiency can inhibit the transport of iron in the body and result in anemia. The upper limit is 40mg/d. ...Read more

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How is calcium citrate diferent from standard calcium supplement?That's having magnesium &zinc added. Which type of calcium i shd take, i can't ve dairy

How is calcium citrate diferent from standard calcium supplement?That's having magnesium &zinc added. Which type of calcium i shd take, i can't ve dairy

Citrate preferred: Calcium citrate can be easily absorbed and dissolved when compared to calcium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). Magnesium is often added because it may provide further benefit and because it tends to counter the constipating effect of calcium. ...Read more