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Doctor insights on: Daily Recommended Amount Of Vitamin For Children

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Could I have more than the daily recommended amount of vitamin d?

Could I have more than the daily recommended amount of vitamin d?

Not only can,should!: The recommended daily amount of vit d is insufficient for most people. Most adults need to take 5-8, 000 iu/day during the winter months to achieve optimal levels. It is considered safe to take 10, 000 iu/day and generally one must take 40, 000 iu/day to become toxic. In summer you can get enough d from being in the mid-day sun without protection, but taking d is not harmful. See comment:. ...Read more

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What is the best men's daily vitamin for general health/well being, that won't far exceed daily recommended values?

What is the best men's daily vitamin for general health/well being, that won't far exceed daily recommended values?

Similar: Most men's daily vitamins are similar (one a day, centrum, e.T.C). Make sure it is a men's vitamin which does not include supplemental iron, which may increase cardiovascular risk. ...Read more

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What is recommended daily allowance of vitamin a?

What is recommended daily allowance of vitamin a?

Men vs women: For men, about 4000 units a day. For women, about 2400 units a day. If you are pregnant, talk to your doctor, as high levels of vitamin a can cause birth defects. You also have to watch anti-aging creams, as they contain high levels of vitamin a. A balanced diet and a good multivitamin usually solves the problem. In pregnancy, take prenatal vitamins, as they usually have the correct vit a. ...Read more

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What is the recommended amount of daily vitamins/supplements?

What is the recommended amount of daily vitamins/supplements?

Many to list: That would be a very long list, probably more than the 400 characters allowed here. Most multivitamins list the rda of the various vitamins and minerals. You also have to take your age, sex, overall health, diet, and pregnancy status into account. Vitamin requirements vary from person to person. ...Read more

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Are there any daily vitamins or minerals that are recommended for a g6pd child in the u.S.?

Are there any daily vitamins or minerals that are recommended for a g6pd child in the u.S.?

G6PD DEFICIENCY: Vitamins are not the mainstay of treatment. Correction of RBC hemolysis is done by blood transfusion to save lives! ...Read more

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What vitamins do you recommend I take on a daily basis? And how much of each

What vitamins do you recommend I take on a daily basis? And how much of each

What vitamins are: most important actually changes throughout life. Many young adults have suboptimal eating habits; a balanced diet can eliminate the need for any vitamin supplements. Nutrients most needed in young women are calcium (1200 mg daily) and vitamin D (15 micrograms). Omega-3 fatty acids are important as well as iron (18 mg), vitamins A (700 microgram), C (75 mg) and E (90 microgram). ...Read more

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I've seen a couple of doctors here suggest multivitaminguide.Org to find a good daily vitamin - how reputable are they? Would you recommend the site?

I've seen a couple of doctors here suggest multivitaminguide.Org to find a good daily vitamin - how reputable are they? Would you recommend the site?

Glamor site: In decades of reading about the supposed benefits of a daily vitamin-and-mineral supplement (i think they help some folks), i've never seen anything to make me thing that anything is better than cheap pharmacy-chain vitamin-and-mineral tablets that cost only a few dollars per year. Vitamin d and perhaps zinc are marginal even in a "healthy diet". ...Read more