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Can Vitamins Make You Hungry
Vitamins and Hunger:
There are no such supplements or vitamins.
But, if you change your eating habits like this you will be less hungry and more healthy:
1. 60% of the calories you consume should be proteins.
2. Eating six small meals rather than three large ones.
3. Eating immediately upon awaking
4. Limiting your calories to 1500 to 1800 per day.
5. Exercising with moderate heart rate at least 20 minutes/day. ...Read more
It depends: What vitamins are you taking? Why are you taking them, why in high doses, and how high are the doses? Certain high doses can wreck havoc on the body. Vitamin d in high does becomes toxic. Stop the vitamins and consult a physician. ...Read more
Clearing B vitamins this week through NAET. Which foods do NOT contain any B vitamin or derrivitive?? Help, I'm hungry, lol
Not many: Your NAET practitioner should have given you a handout about this. Essentially, the main allowable foods are actually junk foods; fried fish and frenchfries! ...Read more
Even though I eat proper meals there are days I am hungry and can eat all day. I also take excellent vitamins. What causes my extreme hunger?
Unfortunately: Many things can contribute to the sensation of hunger beyond nutrient levels/signals. In fact, any form of stress to the body can seem to stimulate the appetite, which is likely some of the mechanism behind "emotional eating". If you look closely at those days, where you are exceptionally hungry, you may readily be able to identify factors that contribute to why your appetite is like it is! ...Read more
Could i be lacking vitamins if i feel hungry and weak all the time, I have tested my blood sugar an it is normal?
I started taking B6 and B12 and I at same time am ravenously hungry, episodes of lightheaded and a bit irritable, is it the vitamins? Is it bad?
Maybe: B6 is involved in making brain neurotransmitters, serotonin & norepinephrine, so depending on the dose, you may have ramped up production a bit. The maximum daily intake is 100 milligrams/day. Vitamin B12 is important in nerve function as well. The recommended intake is usually cited at 2 to 3 micrograms daily, a little more ok. Try to get these in diet; if supplement, not more than recommended. ...Read more
Got blood work had vitamin d rly low could that be why my throat feels swollen when i eat n never rly hungry n been gettin headaches? Idk what def cau
Opinion divided : Conflicting information about this. In my practice I do nutritional lab testing to see if my patients need supplementation. ...Read more
Please clarify: Your question is a bit vague & thus hard to answer. Need for vitamins will vary based on one's health, age, sex & diet. While there is no substitute for a healthy diet, wise use of supplements may improve immune function & help prevent heart disease, cancer, birth defects etc. I believe every adult should take about 5000 u of vit d during fall & winter. A good quality multivit. Will benefit many. ...Read more
Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. The dose (read label and check that half or more of the ingredients are several 100 per cent above RDA. Dose more important than a long list. ...Read more
Maybe.: I do not recommend otc supplements for patients who have medical problems. This is because drug store products are inferior quality, which is why they are cheap. Health food store products are better in quality. For best quality, obtain professional products. However, if you have no medical problems it may make no difference. Check company longevity and whether they have any specialty items. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on your age and menstrual status, plus other factors. If menstruating you want some iron in it; if not, you don't. You also want natural vit e (d-tocopherol, not dl which is synthetic); no more than 2500 iu pre-formed vit a. Also 1000iu vit d. I haven't found a chewable vitamin that contains all this, but maybe nature's way alive adult multi-vitamin gummy comes closer than others. ...Read more
Yes: The vast majority of americans do not get adequate vitamins and minerals from their diets. Quoting a position paper by the american medical association "recent evidence has shown that suboptimal levels of vitamins, even well above those causing deficiency syndromes, are risk factors for chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, and osteoporosis." more quotes below in my comment:. ...Read more
No: If you eat a healthy, well-balanced, high-quality diet and have no other medical problems, you most likely don't need vitamin supplements. Also, most grains, milk, and table salt is already fortified per usda regulations. However, there are periods in one's life in which extra supplementation of certain vitamins is needed, e.g., pregnancy or chance of getting pregnant. Ask your doctor to be sure. ...Read more
Controversial supp: Pangamic acid is a natural substance found in some foods.It is called Vitamin B15 by some but not officially recognized as a vitamin by most authorities as they do not believe it to be an essential nutrient.It's used in Russia to treat a wide variety of health issues (including high LDL) but is banned as a supplement in the US despite lack of any evidence it's toxic. See http://tinyurl.com/onuhcdf ...Read more
Most definitely: By definition vitamins are absolutely essential for health. Vitamin deficiencies cause anemia, heart disease, poor immune function, cancer etc. It is best to get our vitamins from our diet but most americans do not get adequate vitamins from their diet. I think what you are really asking is if vitamins in pill form work- this depends on your needs ; the type of vitamin. See http://bit.Ly/18xyule. ...Read more
Yes.: Yes! every kids (and grownup) should take vitamin d. I recommend 400iu/day for babies under 3 months, 800iu/day for babies 4-12 months, 1000iu/day for kids age 1-11, and 2000iu for kids 12 and up. Multivitamins are useful for poor eaters. If your kid eats a big variety of fruits, veggies, grains etc. Every day, than a multi is unnecessary. If the diet is less than great though, a multi helps. ...Read more
A ; D- very rare:
One can only overdose on fat soluble vitamins (a, d, e) except vit. B6 (which should be limited to 250 mg/day). But it takes huge amounts to overdose. The average adult would need to take about 2 million units of a to overdose, or 200, 000 iu/day for several months. Vit d toxicity is rare unless one takes at least 40, 000 iu/day for months. See
http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/819426-overview. ...Read more
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