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What is the best vitamin C supplement?

What is the best vitamin C supplement?

Lypo-Spheric C: Until recently i would have said most vitamin c is created equal, but a relatively new formulation called lypo-spheric c is much better absorbed and can cross cell membranes better. See http://www.Livonlabs.Com/ it is pricier than other forms of c, but if you are motivated you can make your own liposomal vit c at home: see http://www.Quantumbalancing.Com/liposomalc.Htm. ...Read more

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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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Which is the best vitamin C supplement?

Which is the best vitamin C supplement?

Brand?: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Take care. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a vitamin d deficiency?

What is the best treatment for a vitamin d deficiency?

Vit D supplements: Vitamin d supplements are the best and easiest way to normalize your level. Foods and sunshine are not nearly as effective. ...Read more

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What is the best calcium supplement with vitamin d for a 63-year-old woman?

What is the best calcium supplement with vitamin d for a 63-year-old woman?

Lots to choose from: As long as you are getting between 1000-1200mg of calcium daily in divided doses and 2000-5000 units of vitamin d daily you should be in good range. A blood sample before and 3 months after supplementation would be recommended. Also make sure you are doing 30 mins of weight bearing exercise at least 3 times a week for optimal bone health. ...Read more

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What is the best calcium suppliment?

What is the best calcium suppliment?

1000-2000 mg Ca: There is no evidence that one pill is better than any other. Calcium carbonate and calcium citrate are both available on the market. Dose is 1000-2000 mg elemental calcium each day in divided doses for prevention of osteoporosis. ...Read more

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What are the best vitamin supplements?

What are the best vitamin supplements?

Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What is vitamin d good for?

What is vitamin d good for?

Calcium metabolism: Vitamin d. Is a hormone that is absorbed into your cell's nucleus and affects the types of proteins that your cell makes. The specific proteins that vitamin d regulates help you to maintain enough calcium and phosphorus in your body to allow the muscles to function properly, the bones to retain enough but not too much calcium. Without it, he would develop rickets and osteoporosis. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take a calcium supplement with vitamin d supplement?

When is the best time to take a calcium supplement with vitamin d supplement?

It depends: Most vitamin d3 supplements are best taken with food. Calcium carbonate should be taken with food, so you may take both at the same meal. Calcium citrate can be taken with or without food. ...Read more

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Is vitamin C the best cure-all vitamin?

Is vitamin C the best cure-all vitamin?

No: There are no magic pills. The best "cure-all" has always been and remains eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter prenatal vitamins?

What is the best over-the-counter prenatal vitamins?

Trial and error.: You can decide for yourself which brand best suits your needs and causes the least nausea/stomach upset; many of my patients like the walgreen's prenatal vitamins. Centrum specialist prenatal vitamins are probably the best product. ...Read more

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What is the best brand of multivitamin supplement?

What is the best brand of multivitamin supplement?

All/None: If you live in the usa and eat a fairly healthy diet you do not need a vitamin.Almost all our food is "fortified".We do not need to do any more than obey your mother: "eat your veggies"! ...Read more

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What is the best multivitamin and supplement to use?

What is  the best multivitamin and supplement to use?

See below: What to Look for in a Multivitamin Read the label carefully. Product labels identify which nutrients are included and the amounts contained within each serving. Get the basic vitamins and minerals. Most multivitamin preparations usually include the following vitamins and minerals: vitamin C, B1 (thiamin), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B6, folic acid (B9), B12, B5 (pantothenic acid), biotin, A, E, ...Read more

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What are the best vitamin d supplements? How much should one take?

What are the best vitamin d supplements? How much should one take?

Any brand will do: Counter to what a salesperson might tell you, there's not much money to be made selling vitamin D. As long as the label has a USP DSVP symbol on it, you're pretty assured of its quality. So don't buy fancy brands/names - just make sure it's D3, not D2. For most, 1,000-2,000units each day should be fine. Take enough to bring your 25OH vitamin D above 30ng/mL. Don't check 1,25 diOH vitamin D. ...Read more

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What is the best source of vitamin d beside sun rays?

What is the best source of vitamin d beside sun rays?

Vitamin D3: No foods have adequate vitamin d (though cod liver oil might be best), so the best way to insure you get enough is to take 5-10, 000 iu of vit. D3 a day. This is the dose needed by most adults to achieve optimal blood levels of 50-60. See http://bit.Ly/1dc7vna and http://bit.Ly/1ekkvkv. ...Read more

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What is the best brain supplements or vitamins?

What is the best brain supplements or vitamins?

Healthy diet: The best food for brain is good, healthy nutrition. Avoid grains, soy products and sugar. ...Read more

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What are the best vitamin d supplements? How much should one take?

Any brand will do: Counter to what a salesperson might tell you, there's not much money to be made selling vitamin D. As long as the label has a USP DSVP symbol on it, you're pretty assured of its quality. So don't buy fancy brands/names - just make sure it's D3, not D2. For most, 1,000-2,000units each day should be fine. Take enough to bring your 25OH vitamin D above 30ng/mL. Don't check 1,25 diOH vitamin D. ...Read more

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Vitamin D (Definition)

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Calcitriol (Definition)

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