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What vitamins promote healing?

What vitamins promote healing?

Many: Vitamin c, d, e, k ... Many vitamins promote healing. For some good advice on vitamins and the proper dosage for your particular needs you may want to see a naturopathic doctor or a md or do whose practice advocates vitamins and or supplements. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Do vitamins help wounds heal?

Do vitamins help wounds heal?

Also zinc...: Zinc has also been shown to help with wound healing - especially in older populations whose intake of the mineral is inadequate. ...Read more

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Are vitamin supplements helpful after ACL injuries?

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Are vitamin supplements helpful after ACL injuries?

Certainly: Vitamin supplements are an excellent source to balance our diet and prevent inadvertent deficiencies. However, it is not generally needed to help an acl heal. An acl generally cannot heal on its own, so no amount of supplementation will change that. After ran acl reconstruction, we are often deconditioned, so supplements can help. ...Read more

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What vitamins help promote healthy hair?

What vitamins help promote healthy hair?

D,B,E, Biotin, Zinc: Get enough sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, over-washing, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. When needed use quality conditioner. ...Read more

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What supplements help with post-workout recovery?

What supplements help with post-workout recovery?

Hammer Recoverite: I like hammer nutrition products. Recoverite is a good product. ...Read more

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Is 1000mg of Vit. C ok to help aid surgery wound healing?

Is 1000mg of Vit. C ok to help aid surgery wound healing?

Yes: I advise taking 1000 mg at least 2x/day after surgery- 3-4x/day even better. Zinc (a good form like zinc picolinate, 30 mg) also helps wound healing. A healthy diet rich in fruits, vegetables and protein will help too. ...Read more

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How are wound healing and immunity related to good nutritional intake?

How are wound healing and immunity related to good nutritional intake?

Vital importance: Good nutrition is essential for immune competence and wound healing. Weakened immunity increases your risk for infection. Malnutrition = poor wound healing. ...Read more

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What vitamins are good to help heal faster?

What vitamins are good to help heal faster?

None unless you have: Unless you are having a vitamin deficiency, then adding extra vitamins makes your urine very valuable. Most vitamins are water soluble, taking extra only makes them end up in the toilet. Taking extra fat soluble vitamins when you don't need them could make you sick. Ask your family doctor if you are having any deficiency. Most people in the usa are low on vitamin d. Correcting that might help. ...Read more

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What vitamins and minerals good for bones expected D?

What vitamins and minerals good for bones expected D?

Vitamin C, calcium+D: There are a number of nutrients essential to bone health. The most well known are calcium, magnesium and vitamin D. Many people do not know that vitamin C is also important for the formation of the collagen scaffolding that new bone is created on. Boron is another important micronutrient, as is Vitamin K, and Silicon. Finally, and oft neglected is the strengthening effect of regular exercise. ...Read more

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What vitamins or supplements aid in quitting meth?

What vitamins or supplements aid in quitting meth?

Basic support: Congratulations on deciding to quit meth. You will need a specific substance abuse program for support and accountability in this process. You know it isn't easy or automatic. You need to be evaluated by a physician familiar with drug abuse and nutritional issues to see what specific replenishment you might need. At basis a high quality, absorbable multivitamin, and whole foods w/omega 3's. ...Read more

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Vitamin and mineral supplements and ACL injuries?

No evidence: There is no good evidence that vitamin and supplements prevent or aid the healing or rehab of acl injuries. ...Read more

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What herbs, vitamins and natural fiber are healthy to take?

What herbs, vitamins and natural fiber are healthy to take?

This question has...: ....Too many answers! supplementing with vitamins is often unnecessary if you eat a good and varied diet. Many vegetables and grains are great sources of fiber. Lots of herbs are good, either as food, flavoring, or medicine depending on the herb and what you're using it for. ...Read more

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What essential vitamins do you recommend for optimal health?  fish oil, brobiotics, folic acid, vit d, are potential examples....

A few: Good quality food-based multivitamin multimineral, many need vitamin d3 but levels can be checked to find your true need, omega 3s in flaxseed or fish oil if you do not have any contraindications. ...Read more

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Which the best form of vitamin or vitamins is good for promoting healing/ recovery?

Which the best form of vitamin or vitamins is good for promoting healing/ recovery?

Multivitamin,Vit. C: Healing from what? Start with a good multivit. See http://www.Multivitaminguide.Org/ any of the top 30 on that list are good. My personal favs include ultranutrient by pure encapsulations (not on the list), ultrapreventive x, life force multiple & advanced nutritional system. Extra c (1-2, 000 mg/day) & d (total 5000 iu/day in fall/winter) help too.Consider a herbal tonic like rhodiola or cordyceps. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to take geritol complete vitamins & stresstabs advanced vitamins together?

Is it safe for me to take geritol complete vitamins & stresstabs advanced vitamins together?

Vitamins: Mega doses of synthetic vitamins have no scientific evidence for health benefits. In fact, toxic effects can occur with high doses of fat-soluble vitamins such as a, d, e. Please be cautious. ...Read more

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Best brain supplements or vitamins?

Best brain supplements or vitamins?

Brain power: Possibly vitamin b12. However, my best recommendation for a healthy brain is a balanced nutrition including vegetables and avoidance of excessive carbohydrate or processed sugars. Exercise, maintain normal weight, avoid alcohol, do not smoke, sleep well. Keep your mind socially active. Engage in conversations with others. I would rather invest my money on a gym membership or workout clothes. ...Read more

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What supplement or vitamin will help boost metabolism? I work out and eat well. Seeking safe boost from vitamin source.

What supplement or vitamin will help boost metabolism? I work out and eat well. Seeking safe boost from vitamin source.

Metabolism Boost: Green tea can boost metabolism. B12 can boost your metabolism if you are low on B12. If your thyroid function is low, sometimes iodine, selenium, or zinc can support thyroid function and boost your metabolism. ...Read more

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Are vitamine supplements good for you?

Are vitamine supplements good for you?

Not good or bad: You will get sufficient vitamins from a balanced diet. Supplements are usually a waste of money. ...Read more