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No Time Or Money To Eat Right Will Vitamins Make Up For Lack Of Food
No: Vitamin may help you but there is no substitue for adequate nutrition. Perhaps you need to look at your question " no time" or "money" to eat right? I would recommend you seek help with a community resource for food and assistance and perhaps some nutritional counselling. Time is the same for everyone, it is just the way you utilize it. Protect your health, it is the basis for all good living. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes you to have a vitamin d deficiency (aside from lack of sun, correct foods etc usual stuff!) - methotrexate? Enbrel? Prednisone?
I don't get all nutrients from my food, i lack all vitamins n sodium, potassium, calcium n iron. Can tablets help me? I'm not a good eater. I'm underweig
Nutrition: improving your nutrition is essential. Food sources are best. Eat colored fruits and colored vegetables daily. Aim for 8 servings per day. Take an excellent multivitamin with minerals daily. Centrum brand is excellent but there are others. A nutrient drink such as Ensure is excellent. Iron may require a separate tablet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: Good nutrition comes from nutrients in whole foods. With that said, many fruits, vegetables and foods don't necessarily supply the body with all the nutrients that it needs. For example, once a fruit or vegetable is cut from its own nutritious source, the vine or tree, etc, it begins to slowly lose some of its nutrients. This is why taking vitamins and even supplements may not be a bad idea. ...Read more
My son 5 years old has malnutrition from lack of appetite doesn't eat proteinOnly some carbs ( starches n sugars ). CAN I give him egg protein milkshake ice crem with penut butter n honey, once daily From(store) Vitamin shoppe supplements for adults?
As often as 3x/week: B vitamins are water soluble and circulate through the system, getting taken up by cells and/or excreted via the kidneys fairly quickly. Anywhere from 1-3x/week could be tolerated well, depending on need. ...Read more
Taking supplement like Airborne and Emergen-C packets recommended for additional vitamins? Roommates think it's waste of money and doesn't work.
Save some money: Additional vitamin supplements available to consumers have not been proven to help normal people who are getting plenty of vitamins from their balanced diets (plus an inexpensive one-a-day multivitamin), and who aren't deficient in a vitamin. But, life is very subjective, so if a person believes he is helping himself by buying a second or third daily dose of vitamins, he may "feel even better". ...Read more