Are vitamins and supplements helpful for diabetics?

Diabetes. Please check w/your doctor first. Chromium helps balance blood sugar. Cinnamon is also good and you can get it in capsule form or sprinkle it on. Doctor can guide you because if you use these things it can throw of the dosage of meds you may be taking. Peace and good health.

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Are vitamin supplements helpful after ACL injuries?

Certainly. Vitamin supplements are an excellent source to balance our diet and prevent inadvertent deficiencies. However, it is not generally needed to help an acl heal. An acl generally cannot heal on its own, so no amount of supplementation will change that. After ran acl reconstruction, we are often deconditioned, so supplements can help. Read more...
Generally not. If you're maintaining a healthy diet, and do not have any vitamin deficiencies, then vitamin supplements are of no value. Read more...

What are some beneficial vitamins and supplements for Crohn's disease to help keep your gut healthy?

Vitamin D and... Many supplements can be beneficial for those with crohn's. Vitamin d can be especially beneficial, but many other supplements, herbs and dietary changes can be very helpful. However, i strongly advise you consult with a holistic doctor knowledgeable in this area for guidance. See http://www.Crohnsforum.Com/showthread.Php?T=32036 for info and http://www.Abihm.Org/search-doctors to find a good doc! Read more...

What are the side effects of vitamin supplements?

HUGE question. There is no way that this can be answered in 400 characters or less. Please ask about specific supplements so that we can respond. Recommend inquiring about each supplement in separate submissions. Read more...

What are vitamin supplements that start metabolism?

None! Vitamins don't boost metabolism! period. I know the ads say they do, but it's simply not true. Read more...

What are the best vitamin supplements for skin care?

C, E and selenium. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/lifestyle-guide-11/beauty-skin-care-vitamins-antioxidants Dr Oz suggests topical vitiamin C. I think you are better off swallowing all vitamins on a full stomach. Read more...
Remember. The best thing you can do for your skin is live healthy and be good about sun protection. Make sure you are hydrated, don't overwash, avoid using too many chemicals on your skin, be good about sunscreen use, clean up your diet(focus on colorful veggies and fruits), be physically active, optimize your sleep, minimize stress, avoid smoking. Supplements are just that, they supplement healthy living. Read more...

Which vitamins and supplements should a teenage take?

A daily multivitamin. An over-the-counter adult multivitamin (+/- minerals) is fine for a teenager to take once a day. If a teen doesn't eat or drink much in the way of dairy products, then an adult vitamin D and calcium tablet is also needed. Some people just take a TUMs Smoothies once a day for their calcium supplement. Vitamin D and multivitamins are even available in "gummy" chewables for adults now. Read more...
Multivitamins. Any person who eats nutritiously thus supplying most vitamins and minerals necessary for healthy body functioning does not need supplemental vitamins. Exposing oneself to the sun for 15 minutes a day will activate your vitamin d. Read more...

Why can't you take vitamin supplements during chemo??

Depends. Some chemotherapy drugs would lose effectiveness if you were to take vitamins. For example methotraxate works by blocking the action of folic acid. If you were to take vitamin supplement containing folic acid, it would negate the effect of methotraxate. Please discuss all the medications, including over counter ones, herbals, dietary supplements, with your doctor. Read more...

What are the best vitamins and supplements for a 62 y?

It depends... This depends on your diet.It's best to get nutrients from diet but most americans are deficient in a, e, d, folate, (folic acid) calcium ; mag. ; over 1/3 deficient in c, zinc ; b6.I advise 5-8000 iu of d in fall ; winter (year-round if you don't get much sun)with 1 mg of vit. K ; a quality multivit-see http://bit.Ly/1b36cq0 consider a tonic like ashwagandha ; superfood powder like orac energy greens-see comment:. Read more...
B12. You can get blood levels of B12 ; vit d to be precise. Stomach meds may reduce absorption of b12. You may also benefit from vit d 1000 or 2000 units a day, more if blood level below 30. Fish oil is probably a waste of money. You should be on a statin. Eat a variety of vegetables, fruits, dairy products. There are thousands of beneficial molecules in food which are not in any pill. Forget "antioxid. Read more...