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Doctor insights on: What Vitamins Do What For Your Body

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How fast does body abosrb vitamins?

How fast does body abosrb vitamins?

Very quickly: Within several hours. All vitamins except B12 are absorbed in the first half of the small intestine. B12 is absorbed in the last part of the small intestine. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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How much time do vitamins store in your body?

Depends on the: specific vitamins. Which were you referring to? You can re-ask and specify. (water vs fat soluble vitamins). ...Read more

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What is the functions of vitamins in the body?

What is the functions of vitamins in the body?

Metabolism: Vitamins can act as enzymes, factors, co factors and substrates to provide the needed "parts" so that your "machinery" works. ...Read more

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Which vitamins have immediate effects on your body?

Which vitamins have immediate effects on your body?

Vitamins: All vitamins have an immediate affect, bcomplex is quick to work. In general i recommend a combination of a multivitamin/mineral an additional antioxidant and omega 3 oil. There are other supplements that can be added for specific benefits. ...Read more

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For what length of time do vitamins stay in our bodies?

For what length of time do vitamins stay in our bodies?

Varies: Fat soluble vitamins a, d, e and k are stored in body fat and stay longer and can cause toxicity. All other vitamins are water soluble and removed rapidly. ...Read more

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How would i be able to tell what vitamins my body needs?

How would i be able to tell what vitamins my body needs?

You don't!: First, there is a new field of science and nutrition called "nutrogenomics." some people need more or less than the mdr for vitamins and minerals based on there genes. Start of my taking a good daily such as centrum. You may want to consult with a nutritionist! and eat your veggies! ...Read more

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For to check vitamins ratio in our body which test to do?

For to check vitamins ratio in our body which test to do?

Unfortunately: There is no way to do this at present. Blood levels of vitamins do not give us the answer either. ...Read more

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Think they are a scam. Tell me what vitamins do for the body?

Think they are a scam. Tell me what vitamins do for the body?

You're right: Everybody needs a small amount of a few dozen chemical elements ("minerals") and about a dozen little organic molecules. Apart from vitamin d and iron, it is very hard to avoid getting plenty of these in a reasonable diet in the developed world. We see real vitamin deficiencies in child abuse, alcoholics on benders, and crackpot diets. A year's worth of vitamin/mineral pills should cost <$10. ...Read more

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How can I clear my body of harmful toxins, food vitamins ect?

How can I clear my body of harmful toxins,  food vitamins ect?

Eat right: Avoiding recreational drugs, smoking, fast foods is a good start. A diet of vegetables, fruits, chicken, fish, limiting red meat to 1-2times week should be good enough to supply the needed nutrients you need. Exercise daily for at least 30 minutes, and getting enough rest (8 hours) nightly are also important items. ...Read more

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What is the most effective way for the body to absorb vitamins?

What is the most effective way for the body to absorb vitamins?

From whole foods: There is no comparison between digesting your vitamins in their natural state from whole foods than in supplement form. No comparison as whole foods are far nutritionally superior and better digested and processed by your gut bacteria. Also, much healthier as surrounded by co-factors and other synergistic nutrients. ...Read more