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The Best Multivitamin For Women Over 60
You are young and: MVI daily is great that isn't sold in the chain pharmacies or Costco may be higher quality. We can't recommend brands in this forum. So read the labels, and ask your pharmacist for recommendations. A good, balanced diet is even more important than MVI, as many don't even get absorbed from the binders used. So, get one with good trace mineral support. ...Read more
I'm a healthy 25 year old female. I'm very active, however i don't always eat the best foods. Should i take a daily multivitamin?
Would not: Hurt. Good idea if you are bad about your fruits and veges. ...Read more
Many good choices: There is no one best multivitamin. For independent ratings of multivits see http://www.Multivitaminguide.Org/ any in the top 25 or so are good, but since 1/3 of people have difficulty converting Folic Acid to the active form l-5-mthf i advise one that has that such as ultranutrient by pure encapuslaions or ultrapreventive x by douglas. Most people need an extra 5000 iu of vit d in winter months. ...Read more
What is the best multivitamin for a female in her late 20s? I want to start taking one but not sure which.
None: Go to your Doctor to see if you have a specific vitamin deficiency, or are looking for specific support, like for menstruation symptoms or to become pregnant. Then take that specific vitamin or vitamins. Multivitamins are not generally useful and can cause more symptoms than they help. Save your money and spend it on a gym membership. Exercise has proven health benefits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please get your: vitamin D3 level checked by your doc for starters. If you need to supplement, D3 is used to boost immunity. Over the counter multivitamins are typically weak. Look for a label w/several hundred times the RDA levels in about 1/3 the ingredients. Peace and good health. How's your diet? ...Read more
None: Contrary to popular belief, women are better off not taking a multivitamin unless they are pregnant or have known deficiency. A number of recent studies show a correlation between multivitamins and increased death rates. Better to get your vitamins and minerals naturally from food and sun (vitamin d) then to take synthetic vitamins or.Natural ones stripped away from other synergistic nutrients. ...Read more
Is taking multi vitamin tab everyday good for health and which multi vitamin is best for me.. Im a 30 yr old female?
Multivitamin/iron/D: It is always best to get nutrients from our diet, but most people do not get optimal amounts of all needed nutrients from our diet, so a well-rounded multivitamin with minerals is a good insurance policy to assure you are getting optimal nutrition. Menstruating women often will benefit from a vitamin that also supplies iron. Most people also benefit from taking vitamin d-see comments for details. ...Read more
Consult: consult with your doctor first, someone who knows your whole healthy history. Some multivitamins contain folic acid which is not the best form to take in those with reduced enzymes that metabolize folic acid. Excess folic acid= from supplements can predispose to colon cancer. Supplements may not be as harmless as you think. COnsult with your health care professional first. Good health to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: Unless you have known deficiencies in most of the vitamins in a multivitamin, or have a very restricted diet, you will probably get no benefit and may cause other medical problems. If you have a specific vitamin deficiency, then take that specific vitamin. Otherwise, save your money and exercise more. Exercise is better than multivitamins for a person with diabetes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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