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Are dietary supplements regulated?

Are dietary supplements regulated?

Somewhat: While "supplements" are not anywhere nearly as closely regulated as pharmaceutical medications, they do have to meet basic standards for hygiene and manufacturing as food products. You can think of the disclaimer on the package as one example of the requirements on the industry. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Folic Acid Supplements (Definition)

There are many ways to get the folic acid your body needs. It is available in folic acid tablets, multivitamins, fortified breads, rice, pastas, and cereals. While many of these fortified foods contain about 10% of the daily RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance), a few cereals contain a full day's supply of folic acid. It is also possible to get enough folic acid by eating large amounts of liver, dark-green leafy vegetables, citrus fruits, whole grains, and ...Read more


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What are the benefits of Dietary supplements?

What are the benefits of Dietary supplements?

Dietary Supplements: can used used in cases where there are deficiencies of specific vitamins and / or mineralis. ...Read more

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Best dietary supplement to reduce gas?

Dr. Gutti Rao Dr. Rao
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Best dietary supplement to reduce gas?

Yes: Gas x has simethicone in it and strips are used for immediate effect. I do not think one works better than the other. Also when you eat, do it slowly, chew your food well. Avoid too much of starches and carbohydrates. Not aware of any dietary supplement helping gas. Probably fiber. ...Read more

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Are probiotic dietary supplements healthy?

Are probiotic dietary supplements healthy?

Probiotics: Yes, can be healthy, especially if you are taking any antibiotics. ...Read more

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Help please? What is ACL dietary supplement?

Help please? What is ACL dietary supplement?

Unfortunately: there is no specific supplement for treatment of the ACL. Healthy eating and nutrition is key with any surgery or injury. ...Read more

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Can you heal the liver with dietary supplements?

Can you heal the liver with dietary supplements?

Maybe: It depends on what is causing the disease and how bad the disease is. I've seen milk thistle improve function for some people, but dont expect miracles. ...Read more

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Can you recommend one vitamin/dietary supplement?

Can you recommend one vitamin/dietary supplement?

Tough question: But if I had to recommend just one vitamin or supplement, it would be either vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) or high quality fish oil. ...Read more

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Are there any dietary supplements that help fatigue?

Are there any dietary supplements that help fatigue?

Fatigue: So many supplements are advertised for energy. Most of them are just caffeine or some form of natural stimulant and not proven. There is one thing that may help energy in a natural way, potassium magnesium aspartate. Find it at a health food store. Nothing helps fatigue better than getting 8 hours of sleep and eating healthy and getting some exercise. A check up will show if there is any problem. ...Read more

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Is it inadvisable to take dietary supplements with atripla?

Is it inadvisable to take dietary supplements with atripla?

Not a problem: Dietary supplements are ok to take while on atripia- just dont't take them at the same time during the day. ...Read more

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What are the important dietary supplements for vegetarians?

What are the important dietary supplements for vegetarians?

Vitamin B-12: Vegetarians can get all the nutrition they need except for vitamine b-12, which is only found in animal-based foods. Be sure to get some protein - nuts, seeds, eggs, cheese are good sources of protein. ...Read more

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What are good dietary supplements to take with amoxicillin?

What are good dietary supplements to take with amoxicillin?

Probiotics: Antibiotica are given to kill harmfull bacteria but they also destroy the friendly bacteria in your GI Track which help you to digest food and can cause diarrhea and stomach updset Probiotics prevent that from happening.You can get these in Miso and yogurt with cultures Some recommend also Vitamin C and D ...Read more

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Can I take calcium supplements with other dietary supplements?

Can I take calcium supplements with other dietary supplements?

Depends.: Taking calcium does not preclude you from taking other supplements like Folic Acid or vitamin d. But "dietary supplement" means different things to different people. It's best to take the supplements you're taking in to your doctor and have a discussion with them about their safety and efficacy. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of consuming spirulina tablets, as a dietary supplement?

What are the side effects of consuming spirulina tablets, as a dietary supplement?

See details: Spirulina is an algae rich in proteins, vitamins, minerals and carotenoids. Reported side effects include rashes, GI gas and bloating, mild fevers, green stools and sleepiness. ...Read more

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Can you take the dietary supplement addrena while on bupropion xl 150 milligrams?

Can you take the dietary supplement addrena while on bupropion xl 150 milligrams?

May be risky: Addrena is marketed as the OTC equivalent to Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). It is promoted as a "natural energy supplement for mental focus." The issue of taking such supplements is that it is not monitored by the FDA in the same way as prescription medication is. Consequently, it may contain ingredients that counteract with Buproprion XL, leading to potentially dangerous adverse reactions. Discuss with doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use herbal life dietary supplements while taking lots of other medicines

Not necessarily: There often are interactions between herbals and conventional medications. The interactions may increase the side effects and/or interfere with the action of prescribed medication. Please disclose all medications, including herbals to your doctor and pharmacist. See this site for info on this topic. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc2517879/. ...Read more

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Thinking about trying a dietary supplement. Thoughts on slimquick pure caffeine free...

Thinking about trying a dietary supplement.   Thoughts on slimquick pure caffeine free...

Looks reasonable but: I'm fairly impressed with the active ingredients. My only concern is some of the toxic ingredients like titanium dioxide ; acesulfame potassium in the coating ; it probably has gmo-derived corn ; soy but these are in trace amounts so it probably is ok to try. But if your main concern is weight loss also consider http://bit.Ly/178bmuf. Supplements may help but diet is crucial: http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht. ...Read more

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What is the correct dosage of codliver oil capsules I should take as a dietary supplement?

What is the correct dosage of codliver oil capsules I should take as a dietary supplement?

Per WebMD: The following doses have been studied in scientific research: BY MOUTH: For lowering triglycerides: 20 mL of cod liver oil per day. For high cholesterol: 30 mL of cod liver oil per day. For lowering blood pressure: 20 mL of cod liver oil per day. ...Read more

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If my dietary supplement is causing thick brown discharge, then should I stop taking them?

If my dietary supplement is causing thick brown discharge, then should I stop taking them?

Yes: If you definatively feel the supplements are causing your discharge then stopping them would be a good idea. Get the discharge evaluated to assure you need no further treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Julian Raffoul
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Diet 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 in others they ...Read more


Dr. Austina Cho
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Quantitative Hcg (Definition)

A qualitative pregnancy test tells you either yes or no. It can be by blood or urine. A quantitative HCG measures the exact amount of the pregnancy hormone that is present in the blood test and is useful in a few ways. A number that doubles every 48 hours means a normal pregnancy - less may mean a tubal pregnancy. The value may also give an indication of how far ...Read more