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Differences Between Children Adult Vitamins
Is it ok to take children's multi-vitamin and 324 mg ferrous gluc iron pill together? Adult vitamins make me sick so I take children's. thank you.
Yes: That would be OK. You only need to take the Iron if you are deficient in Iron or if you are anemic. ...Read more
When fully mature: I will assume you mean an adult multivitamin as vitamins come in so many different preparations. Generally, the needs an adult multivitamin is designed for are to provide basic supplementation after physical maturity. However, many conditions alter the need for and tolerance to specific vitamins. Therefore, if you have any medical condition it is best to ask your primary care physician. ...Read more
Age to switch: Generally can switch whe weight over 100pounds. ...Read more
Yes: Vitamin dosage is based more on weight than age. Most teenagers are adult size, or nearly adult size. A young teenager under 80 pounds might not need to take adult doses, though it would not cause any harm. ...Read more
Hey, I'm 17 and weigh 80 pounds adult vitamins make me sick. I been taking flinstone vitamins. It don't say should I take 1 or 2 vitamins a day?
Not best plan...: Some vitamins are not safe in pregnancy in high doses. For this reason its best to avoid regular adult vitamins because the dose may be too high. There are gummy prenatal vitamins if that is what you are able to hold down. They are sold at places like CVS, Wallmart and Amazon. Com. Best wishes! ...Read more
Convenience: It is easier to take a few tablets per day than multiple from different bottles. But, more important than taking a multivitamin is taking a complete nutritional supplement like juice plus. It not only has the mutlivitamins, but the phytonutrients and antioxidants. Http://drbarreto. Juiceplus. Com/. ...Read more
Flintstone: One if you are over 4. These are really for kids but taking one is better than onot taking one. ...Read more
No: The rda is generally not enough to promote health, only mitigate disease. High doses of b vitamins are great for stress (adrenal health), energy, memory and neuropathies. B vitamins are water soluble, so if your body doesn't need them, you will urinate them out. My concern with GNC products is that the label may not reflect what is present (vitamins and fillers/toxins). ...Read more
Is the high dosage of b vitamins in 'gnc women's ultra mega multivitamin' a major issue of concern?
Probably not: The body rids itself of extra vitamins. ...Read more
Depends!: The answer to your question depends upon which MVI (multivitamin) to which you are referring. They're all different so you'll need to read the labels. The more difficult question to answer is how much is enough b vitamins. There's the rda or something like that. It's based upon minimum amount to prevent disease rather than amount necessary for optimal health. So the answer remains controversial. ...Read more
If my multivitamin already contains all b vitamins would additionally taking a b complex be useless?
Not necessarily: This depends on the amount ; type of b vits. In the multivit. Some mulitivits have only the recommended daily intake ; many folks benefit from taking much higher amounts. About half the population has genetic difficulty converting Folic Acid to the active form (l-5-mthf) ; those benefit from taking a vit. With the l-5-mthf form. Also, some need active forms of other b's such as pyridoxal-5-phosphate. ...Read more
Yes, you can, but...: ..As a 20 yo you really don't need supplemental vitamins. A good, balanced diet with a variety of foods should supply you with all the vitamins you need. Think of the money you'll save. (same goes for the airborne.) if you insist on taking vitamins, take the cheapest variety you can find - no real value in expensive varieties. Good luck. ...Read more
This would seem to be unlikely to me
also it would still be a reasonable idea to get your vit d level checked. ...Read more
Even if you take 1 multivitamin, you can still eat regular, without being afraid of to much vitamins in your body?
Yes: That should not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Wieght loss: Absolutely. Weight loss is dependent on calories you ingest plus exercise expenditure. ...Read more
If I eat a cereal at trader joes that has 13 vitamins and minerals and take a multivitamin is that too much?
Cereal and mulitvit: Most cereals and multivitamins are low in vitamin content so this is PROBABLY not an issue. Getting a nutritional lab test is the best way to go. Then you will know where you are low and can supplement appropriately. See Spectracell Lab in Texas for a good one. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Also, does it matter that I take specifically prenatal vitamins or can I just take a regular woman's multivitamin?
You can take regular: If you are not pregnant you can take regular womans vitamins if you need them. ...Read more
I accidentally took 45mg of iron among other vitamins when I took two different multivitamin tablets two nights ago. Should I be worried.?
Be careful next time: There many and dangerous side from over dosing from iron, I believe what you did most likely you will be okay, black stool. ...Read more
Eat good food: Much of the science behind multivitamins is guesswork. The body is very intelligent and will take what it needs from your diet if you offer it a variety of fresh, whole, organic foods. Focus on vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains, lean sources of protein. Get a variety of tastes and colors and don't eat the same thing every day for any meal. Best wishes. ...Read more
In most cases yes: There are hundreds of different multivitamins so I can't generalize but a good multivitamin has all the vitamins & minerals you need. However, most adults need 5000 iu of vit d in fall & winter & I don't know any with that much. I also advise 1-2, 000 mg of c 2x/day which few multivits supply. It's optimal to take 400 iu of vit e with mixed tocopherols & many will benefit from extra magnesium too! ...Read more
My daughter were diagnosed of lymphoma. Can she take multivitamin? Or what vitamins can she take?
YES- but controversy: This depends to some degree on what treatment she is doing. Many oncologists (incorrectly) believe that vitamins can interfere with chemotherapy & radiation, but a large body of research shows that not only does it not interfere but actually reduces side effects while improving effectiveness. See www. Laddmcnamara. Net/2012/03/should-you-take-vitamins-supplements-during-chemo-or-radiation-therapy/. ...Read more
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