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Is there a specific time of day that is best to take specific vitamins?

Is there a specific time of day that is best to take specific vitamins?

Bedtime?: Unless contraindicated, most vitins are absorbed better on an empty stomach. Since i try to have most if my patients eating 4-6 xs a day, bedtime is the best bet. There are some herbal supplements that recommend you take them with meals tho, so follow there recommendations. ...Read more

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Best time of day to take multi vitamin?

Best time of day to take multi vitamin?

Anytime: It doesn't matter when you take them but as with all medications you should stick to a prescribed routine and don't exceed the recommended dose. For multivitamins (mvi) that is usually once a day and if its not at the same time each day its ok. Understand that in healthy individuals who eat a balanced diet there is no evidence that mvi's are helpful nor will they make up for an unhealthy diet. ...Read more

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What is the best time of day to take your prenatal vitamin?

What is the best time of day to take your prenatal vitamin?

Depends: The timing is not as important as you taking it regularly. Compliance is criticsl take it with food since it can make you nauseated. ...Read more

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What's the best time of day to take vitamin C supplements?

What's the best time of day to take vitamin C supplements?

Any time is good: Our bodies need vitamin c 24 hours a day so it should not make a big difference when you take it. However, vitamin c does not stay in your body for very long so it is wise to take it at least twice a day. I take vitamin c in the morning and evening but it might be even better to take 3x/day. I advise 500mg-2000 mg per dose. See http://www.Vitamincfoundation.Org/faq.Shtml#q7. ...Read more

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What is the best time of day to take vitamin d? Should it be taken with food?

What is the best time of day to take vitamin d? Should it be taken with food?

Anytime: There are no rules about the best time of day to take supplements. Take them when they agree with you most. Many people find taking pills of any kind as part of a morning routine is easier to remember, so taking them with breakfast is a popular option. ...Read more

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What time of day should I take my vitamin d supplements?

What time of day should I take my vitamin d supplements?

With largest meal: I think, for individuals who are currently supplementing with vitamin d to take this with their largest evening meal. ...Read more