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Doctor insights on: Digestion Of Vitamins

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Will our blood pH levels affect the absorption of vitamins and food nutrients?

Will our blood pH levels affect the absorption of vitamins and food nutrients?

No: Blood ph is maintained in a narrow range, and if it out of normal range, absorbing food will not be your first concern. ...Read more

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Could time of digestion of food nutrient in stomach vary?

Could time of digestion of food nutrient in stomach vary?

Gastric emptying: ...varies with the composition (fat, protein, carbs) of meals, the volume of ingested foods, and the ratio and timing of liquids versus solid intake. ...Read more

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Does consuming turmeric drink interfere in the absorption of vitamins such as sangobion and vitamin c?

Does consuming turmeric drink interfere in the absorption of vitamins such as sangobion and vitamin c?

No: However, drinking turmeric drinks is not doing you any good either. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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What substance aids in the digestion and absorption of fats?

What substance aids in the digestion and absorption of fats?

Bile: bile from the gallbladder, aids in the emulsification of fats for their absorption in the small intestine. Lipase from the pancreas help in the digestion of fats. ...Read more

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Will high amounts of magnesium supplements block absorption of folic acid?

Will high amounts of magnesium supplements block absorption of folic acid?

Unlikely: well high dose of anything is bad. Therapeutic dose of magnesium should not do that as b Vitamins including folic acid are needed in magnesium metabolism. Too much magnesium causes diarrhea so it is conceivable that there can be nutritional malabsorption including folic acid ...Read more

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Does magnesium supplements block the absorption of folic acid?

Does magnesium supplements block the absorption of folic acid?

No: Not to the best of my knowledge. Various b vitamins like b-complex is needed for optimal magnesium function ...Read more

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Is the quality of vitamins and minerals from supplements equal to those obtained naturally by eating fruit, veg.?

Is the quality of vitamins and minerals from supplements equal to those obtained naturally by eating fruit, veg.?

Effects may differ: The vitamins and minerals in supplements are synthesized forms of what is found in food. The problem with depending on supplements rather than eating a balanced diet is that a lot is not known about how the nutrients in foods interact with each other to nourish our bodies. And those interactions cannot (yet) be duplicated in pill form. ...Read more

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What are the functions of vitamins--esp vitamin c?

What are the functions of vitamins--esp vitamin c?

Many: Vitamins are micronutrients, that is, chemicals that are needed in very small quantities in order for the body to function. Try wikipedia for descriptions of the various vitamins and what they do. ...Read more

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Probiotics or digestive enzyme supplements for proper digestion and relief of irregularity?

Probiotics or digestive enzyme supplements for proper digestion and relief of irregularity?

It depends...: This depends on the cause. At 21 a lack of digestive enzymes (or low hydrochloric acid) is less likely than an imbalance of flora. Probiotics may help but if you have intestinal parasites or overgrowth of candida anti-microbial herbs may help too. You may also have gluten intolerance, lactose intolerance or other food sensitivities, or magnesium/other nutrient deficiencies. Find ; treat the cause! ...Read more

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Which type of salad contains most vitamins and nutrients?

Which type of salad contains most vitamins and nutrients?

Varied salad.: The most nutritious salad would be the most varied salad - mixed greens, spinach, vegetables, fruits, beans, tuna or salmon, and a light dressing. But as you can imagine, this could also be a very caloric salad. Add a little bit of each item listed and enjoy. ...Read more

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What juices are natural sources of folic acid?

What juices are natural sources of folic acid?

Citrus Juices: Many fruits (and their juices) are good sources of folic acid, but citrus fruits are highest with orange juice in the lead. Other folate-rich fruit juices: grapefruit, grapes, banana, cantaloupe, papaya, & strawberries. Beet, spinach, & carrot juice make good choices too. These foods as regular solids provide folate of course in the diet as well. ...Read more

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What foods are good sources of digestive enzymes?

What foods are good sources of digestive enzymes?

Unless packaged...: ...to resist stomach acid, any ingested digestive enzyme in your food will be substantially inactivated by the acid of your stomach to be of any real value to you. Sorry, but a great question! ...Read more

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What are the side effects of glovit vitamins and minerals with amino acids?

What are the side effects of glovit vitamins and minerals with amino acids?

Harmless: The manufacturer reports that they contain common nutrients and apart from the money you pay for them, there should be no side effects. ...Read more

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What common foods provide all of the nutrition, vitamins, and minerals without having to take supplements?

What common foods provide all of the nutrition, vitamins, and minerals without having to take supplements?

Meat: Meat provides the most protein with all 10 essential amino acids, the most vitamins, except vitamin c, and the most minerals, except more phosphorus than calcium. If left unsalted, the sodium-potassium ratio is favorable. The fat content may be excessive, but lean skinless chicken, pork or seafood is close to ideal. Fiber should be added as fruit, vegetables or whole grains. ...Read more

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Can lactose intolerance cause malabsorption in other vitamins, minerals and nutrients?

Can lactose intolerance cause malabsorption in other vitamins, minerals and nutrients?

Usually not!: Diarrhea is not a common problem with lactose intolerance, but does occur. It is conceivable that micronutrients such as zinc may not be absorbed. This is rare. More commonly, bloating, gas, and cramping occur. Is would be very unusual to have malnutrition secondary to lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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Is food supplement of vitamin b1.b2,b3,b6,b12 can increase hair lose?

Is food supplement of vitamin b1.b2,b3,b6,b12 can increase hair lose?

No: B vitamins will not cause hair loss. Masturbation also does not cause baldness. If you are eating a mixed diet you do not need to take the vitamin supplements. ...Read more

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Nutri bifidus has 2 bifidobacterium. High in bifidus factor? Promote the growth of bifidobacteria? Produce vitamin B12 and gain weight? Help thanks.

Nutri bifidus has 2 bifidobacterium. High in bifidus factor? Promote the growth of bifidobacteria? Produce vitamin B12 and gain weight? Help thanks.

It's your money: I would be surprised if it did you any good whatsoever. You're a 25 year old man in your physical prime, and if you're looking to put on some muscle like other guys, you need to hit the gym hard, maybe supplement with creatine ; do some rough cardio. A sensible non-veggie diet provides all the B12 you can use. Fecal bacteria in a packet aren't the secret to health. Your efforts ; smarts are. ...Read more

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Which part of the grain contains most of the vitamins, proteins and dietary fiber?

Which part of the grain contains most of the vitamins, proteins and dietary fiber?

The outside fiber: the outside of the grain is where most of the fiber is found. When it is removed in processing, the fiber is removed. The difference between brown rice and white rice- is the outer coating, where the fiber is found. ...Read more