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Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin D (Definition)

Vitamin d is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


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Do vitamin supplements make you gain weight?

Do vitamin supplements make you gain weight?

No: Vitamins have no significant calorie content so a contribution to weight gain would not be a direct effect. Some supplements may trigger your appetite and have a secondary effect on your eating habits, thus contributing to weight gain. ...Read more

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Does prenatals make you gain weight?

No..: No, they don't make you gain weight. They help prepare your body for wonderful things. :) ...Read more

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Does centrum multivitamin make you gain weight?

Does centrum multivitamin make you gain weight?

NO, however...: No, i know of no vitamins that make you gain weight; some may occ. Help weight loss a bit by boosting metabolism. However, i consider centrum a poor-quality vitamin; many of its nutrients are in suboptimal doses ; poorly absorbed ; it contains many ingredients (like aluminum ; titanium dioxide) that are toxic! see http://bit.Ly/1b36cq0 for independent ratings of 101 brands ; http://bit.Ly/18xyule. ...Read more

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Does ensure original nutrition makes u gain weight I really want to gain weight?

Does ensure original nutrition makes u gain weight I really want to gain weight?

Why?: Ensure can potentially help with weight gain, as it's packed with many proteins/nutrients, and, in some cases, carbs. However, why is it that you want to gain weight? Are you underweight? Going above average BMI can put you at risk for many diseases, such as diabetes and hypertension. You should discuss this with your doctor to be sure you're doing the right thing. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Will biotin 10000mcg make you gain weight?

Biotin: According to a number of sources, when used orally in doses of up to 10 mg per day, biotin (or vitamin b7) does not cause side effects. ...Read more

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Can an iron deficiency make you gain weight?

Can an iron deficiency make you gain weight?

Usually not: I don't think iron deficiency anemia is linked directly to weight gain. Some people with iron deficiency might have cravings like chewing ice or even eating clay/sand. I had a patient who liked to chew on paper ! bit that won't make you gain weight though :). ...Read more

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Can taking too much of a vitamin d supplement make you fat?

Can taking too much of a vitamin d supplement make you fat?

Vitamin D: Vitamin D supplements should not add much to your weight. They are not high in calories or fat. A good vitamin D supplement is 800 units a day or so, except in special cases, when a higher amount may be needed. ...Read more

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Does biotin or any other vitamin supplement help you lose weight?

Does biotin or any other vitamin supplement help you lose weight?

No: No, at least not in and of itself. There is no one pill or supplement that will help you lose weight. It all boils down to exercising regularly and eating a healthy diet. However, the use of biotin and probiotics is helpful for maintaining a healthy bowel; many have found that this helps to lose weight when combined with a healthy diet and exercise; but again, there is no "magic pill.". ...Read more

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What dose if vitamin d is safe to take with synthroid. And does vitamin d help with weight loss ?

What dose if vitamin d is safe to take with synthroid. And does vitamin d help with weight loss ?

Vitamin D..: The usual recommended daily dose of vitamin D is between 1000 to 4000 IU unless you are significantly deficient. It is however important not to take excessive amounts since too much could be toxic so in order to take more than 4000 u discuss with your doctor and levels should be measured. It's role in weight or weight loss is not fully clear though. ...Read more

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Is 10,000 much of biotin too much? Does it make you gain weight ?

Is 10,000 much of biotin too much? Does it make you gain weight ?

Biotin: No good reason to take biotin that I know of. It will help you lose weight by taking money out of your pocket tho. ...Read more

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Will vitamin b12 injections cause weight gain..I don't want to gain weight..but i feel better taking them?

Will vitamin b12 injections cause weight gain..I don't want to gain weight..but i feel better taking them?

Whoa: If you have been prescribed B12 injections or other suitable replacement therapy based on sound evidence (i.e., labs and a real diagnosis), and you refuse to take them, you will pay for it with your health, your mind, and ultimately your life. They actually do not cause weight gain. SIck people feeling better after treatment may eat more. I'm sorry you were given faulty information. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does maca make you gain weight?

Does maca make you gain weight?

Lepidium meyenii can: Be a component of a weight gain program but has no special properties regarding weight gain. Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat six meals per day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Work out w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hours/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, >>. ...Read more

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Dose eating to much fruit cause acne or make you gain weight?

Dose eating to much fruit cause acne or make you gain weight?

Not acne: Eating fruit is not likely to cause acne. However fruit does have sugar and hence calories. Gaining weight would depend in your total caloric intake and physical activity. If you eat a lot of fruit and do not cut back on other foods, you will gain weight. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

Dr. Linda DiMeglio
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Calcitriol (Definition)

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