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Iam 45years age is a advisable that I take some supplements at my age.?

Iam 45years age is a advisable that I take some supplements at my age.?

Age and supplements: Good question with lots of answers. More important than supplements would be ensuring you are making healthy lifestyle and behavioral choices. The best way to get any supplements is really in following a healthy and varied diet. That being said, some supplements have good evidence for specific health or treatment issues. A good individualized answer depends on you and your health status! ...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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Are there supplements I can take to reduce severity of aging?

Are there supplements I can take to reduce severity of aging?

Anti-aging: Some studies have been done on coq10, ta-65 (telomerase activation), but results vary. ...Read more

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I m 30 years old woman. Is there any supplement I should take in order to be healthy at this age. ?

I m 30 years old woman. Is there any supplement I should take in order to be healthy at this age. ?

It depends...: This depends on what your diet is like, exposure to environmental toxins, genetics etc. Vitamins are no substitute for a healthy diet, but I advise a quality multivit,, ideally with natural E (avoid synthetic E) & the 5-MTHF form of folate, (folic acid) without additives like titanium dioxide or polyethylene glycol. Extra Vit D is wise too, depending on how much sun you get, and fish oil if you don't eat fish. ...Read more

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Must everyone take hormone supplements as I age?

Must everyone take hormone supplements as I age?

No: Most women do fine without taking hormones after menopause. Some women have no symptoms of menopause. Other choose to go through menopause without using hormones, which is perfectly fine. Hormones should not be used to prevent conditions such as heart disease or osteoporosis. It's better to use exercise and diet for prevention. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins supplements i should take at the age of 32?

What kind of vitamins supplements i should take at the age of 32?

Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. You can take them as long as you wish. ...Read more

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Im 19. Can i take glutathione supplements? I've heard that its not recommended before the age of 21st.

Im 19. Can i take glutathione supplements? I've heard that its not recommended before the age of 21st.

Glutathione: A healthier alternative is to eat more cysteine rich foods as your body is capable of making all the glutathione it needs. Also glutathione has horrible absorption rates so glutathione supplements are likely to be a poor investment. ...Read more

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My age is 42 years & vegetarian female.So do I need to take iron supplement & l have a normal diet and if yes then how much?

My age is 42 years & vegetarian female.So do I need to take iron supplement & l have a normal diet and if yes then how much?

Depends: It is best to have your CBC and iron checked. Green leafy vegetables are a good source of iron. There are what we call essential Amino Acids and essential minerals that have to come from certain sources. Talk to your doctor or a nutritionist about them. ...Read more

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What vitiamins or supplements can I take to have healthy strong hair? I'm a female age 28 & my hair is very dry & going thin, please help

What vitiamins or supplements can I take to have healthy strong hair? I'm a female age 28 & my hair is very dry & going thin, please help

Go to doctor: Before buying lots of supplements get blood work from the doctor to make sure you do not have a metabolic problem like an iron deficiency or a hormonal problem like thyroid conditions or increased testosterone. ...Read more

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