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Taking Vitamin Supplements
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
Absolutely: First of all our soils are depleted and no longer contain the same nutrients that were available to us as little as 30 yr ago. To further complicate matters we are a "processed food" society. The more you process a food the more nutrients you deplete. Then there is the issue of over cooking the processed foods. We are eating essentially "dead food". This makes supplementation critical for health. ...Read more
Too low: Unless you are under 5 feet tall and thin as a rail, 800 calories sounds too low to me. You run the risk of your body going into starvation mode and not being able to lose weight because of inadequate intake. See a dietician or nutrition specialist to find out what the proper intake based on height and weight and age is for you- good luck. ...Read more
Doesn't matter: Of course drinking your vitamins have better resorption. But taking pills or capsules are just as effective. ...Read more
Can you tell me how I could be suffering from a vitamin deficiency if I'm taking vitamin supplements?
Vitamin DEf: First of all how do you know you have Vitamin Deficiency ???!!! You don't need to take a vitamin supplement if you are eating HEALTHY BALANCED MEALS , that are locally grown . However if you wish to take a supplement , take food supplements from the Health food store , not just cheap vitamins that are CHEMICALS , that don't absorb well , & don't assimilate into your body . .Hope this helps . ...Read more
How may days prior to fillers should one stop taking vitamin supplements, start taking bromelin or arnica?Is it okay to travel/fly day after fillers?
Fillers?: can you clarify what you mean by "fillers"? ...Read more
No: but always be cautious taking multiple medications, wish you well ...Read more
Can an emergency contraceptive pill be eaten by a girl who is taking vitamin supplements (vitamin d and k12) ?
Vitamin supplements: Will not enhance growth of the penis. ...Read more
Can taking vitamin supplement like centrul silver raise your calcum serum dont eat dairy products drank fat free milk
Yes but the dose of : Vitamins D is low, therefore the effect is usually not very prominent. ...Read more
I want to lose weight so I started exercising and taking vitamins, supplements and omega 3 pills.do these pills help losing weight?
Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Get guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. The dose (read label and check that half or more of the ingredients are several 100 % above RDA. Dose more important than a long list. Young adult or when having symptoms. ...Read more
Major exams nearing and I have lost my appetite.I'm taking multi vitamin supplements. I'm losing weight drastically. I just can't eat much?
Relax...: The stress from major exams will induce a "fight or flight" response in your body which will cause significant inhibition of stomach and upper-intestinal action to the point where digestion slows down or stops leading to a perceived lack of appetite. My recommendation is to relax, take deep breaths, and take things one step at a time. Try eating multiple small meals throughout the day. ...Read more
I started taking natrol vitamin supplements for anxiety. I'm still having anxiety. Can i take a buspar (buspirone)? I was px Buspar (buspirone) 5mg. But have not taken it yet. Wanted to try a natural approach. Because Xanax and ativan had too many side ef
Buspar (buspirone) : Buspar (buspirone) is very different that xanax or ativan. It is not addictive, not a benzodiazapine and does not have the same mood altering affects. It works gently. Some people don't realize there is a difference (unless they stop taking it). I think it is a wonderful medication. ...Read more
No it will not: Taking vit c supplement in recommended doses for adults from 250 mgm to 2000 mgm does not cause spots anywhere in the body. ...Read more
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