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What Nutritional Supplements Do You Take Daily

Some people start their day off by swallowing a multi-vitamin. These dietary supplements are kind of like health insurance policies for your health. If you don't happen to eat all your essential vitamins and minerals, the vitamin is your back up. However, it is always better to get your nutrients from food.

I am curious . . .

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Stereophonics42 Stereophonics42 8 years
I admit I am often taking multi-vitamin pills instead of making the effort to get what I need out of food. I worry I might be over doing it but I doubt vitamins can be that bad, but maybe we are yet to fully discover what effect a life time of vitamin supplements is doing to our bodies?
lexophilia lexophilia 9 years
I take a multi-vitamin, d-vitamin, calcium magnesium, b-complex, and fish oil vitamin each day. It's hard to remember to take them, but I really notice a difference on the days that I do.
morgan_marti morgan_marti 9 years
I take a fish oil a multivitamin and nioxin
kroqin kroqin 9 years
I probably take way too much: Multivitamin with folic acid, fish oil, lysine, cranberry and sometimes calcium
taratootie taratootie 9 years
sweetrae80- Thanks! Now I just have to get over the price difference, lol. My twinlab two-a-days lack iron and calcium... boooo.
koralaz koralaz 9 years
Insanitypepper, in response to your fish burps problem, try freezing them. If you freeze your fish oil capsules then they melt in your small intestine instead of your stomach, thus avoiding burps.
Spectra Spectra 9 years
I take fish oil pills, a women's multi, and a calcium supplement with Vitamin D every day.
Dana18 Dana18 9 years
Multi- vitamin
plasticapple plasticapple 9 years
Fish Oil.
koolkat1021 koolkat1021 9 years
I definitely don't eat as well as I should so I take: - 1 multivitamin (I have to be careful which one I take as they make me ill on anything other than a full stomach - 3 softgels of Total EFA - 1 chromium picolinate I'm hoping all of these will keep my blood sugar even so I stop going bonkers when I haven't eaten in 4 hours. I will actually feel pretty ill when it gets to be about 5 hours past meal time! So if I can take these consistently it usually helps me from being cranky and getting mood swings with low blood sugar.
insanitypepper insanitypepper 9 years
I take Viactiv multi-vitamin and calcium chews (I can pretend they're real chocolate) and fish oil. I can't stand the fishy burps; I even get them with the coated capsules. The reason I take fish oil supplements is because I can't stand the taste of fish!
wackdoodle wackdoodle 9 years
A complete liquid multivitamin with Omega 3 and flax seed oil Liquid Calcium Magnesium Citrate (which has 600mg of calcium citrate, 400 IU of Vitamin D, and 300mg of magnesium) A 400 IU Vitamin D softgel 500 mcg B-12 sublinginual tablet I have a full CBC blood panel done every three months and they also check my nutrient/minerals levels and I'm doing excellently - well above the recommended levels. No vitamin deficiencies what so ever. Yea!
ladyliz ladyliz 9 years
I take: Vitamin C, B-50 , Green tea extract, calcium, probiotic, Chromium picolinate, fish oil and coenzyme q-10.
emalove emalove 9 years
A multi-vitamin, a green tea vitamin, a calcium supplment, and two Fish Oil vitamins.
Novaraen Novaraen 9 years
Personally St Johns Wart made me sort of loopy and kind of drove my moods down into the dumps instead of making me happier. Not a fun time...but thats just my personal experience. It could work differently for you though.
Novaraen Novaraen 9 years
Multivitamins arent always necessary...i was taught in college that unless your doctor tells you that you need to take really dont. Most of the vitamin passes through your system and doesnt absorb anyway. You're lucky to get 20% of the contents of your vitamin. Sad but true. Still...i suppose taking it and getting what you can out of it is better than
blondie829 blondie829 9 years
Multi Fish Oil Vitamin C Vitamin D Flax Seed Magnesium
designergirl designergirl 9 years
I also feel that all my vitamins should come from my food.
sweetrae80 sweetrae80 9 years
taratootie- i think that citrate is digested easier than carbonate. I think taking it with vitamin D helps it to absorb too.
Hootie Hootie 9 years
Super B Complex Ester C Calcium Vitamin E Cranberry Capsules
kgtkgt kgtkgt 9 years
multivitama, folic acid, flax oil, and calcium
emei47 emei47 9 years
I take fish oil, vitamin C, and vitamin E
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 9 years
I take a multi vitamin, fish oil capsule, and flax seed capsule.
red4bonez red4bonez 9 years
when I remember I take multivitamin for women, fish oil tablet, and some other one that is meant to make the intestines stronger after taking antibiotics, it has long name and I could never remember it, h the same thing is in yogurt.
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