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Old 03-31-2010, 02:25 AM   #1
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Multivitamin

Hey there,

I was wondering if anyone could suggest a good all-in-one vitamin I could take, or if it's possible to make my own. I don't eat well or often and I don't get much sleep, so I thought taking some supplements would help me get everything I need. I'm in decent shape and otherwise in good health, so I'm just looking for something to keep me energized and balanced.

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Old 03-31-2010, 09:26 AM   #2
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Any of the major brands of multis will work about the same. If you have a Costco or BJs near you, you can also buy their brand.
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Old 03-31-2010, 09:39 AM   #3
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I heard Dr. Dean Edell talking on the radio yesterday. He said there was a recent study that said women taking a multivitamin are 19% more likely to get cancer!

Multivitamins might lead to breast cancer in older women--study | TheMedGuru
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Old 03-31-2010, 09:44 AM   #4
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PinkFloyd, has your doctor recommended this to you? There are any number of decent "One-A-Day" vitamins out there. I take one mostly for the calcium and Vitamin D. Think mine is just a drugstore brand. I just went and compared the bottles. My Dr told me what levels I should look for and I went to find that.
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Has anyone found a multivitamin that does NOT contain zinc? I have a serious zinc allergy and I cannot find one that doesn't contain a megadose of it. I have had to stop taking vitamins after I discovered this problem and gave up my multivitamin. For cost and convenience reasons I'd rather continue taking only one. But I think my only alternative may be to get several different kinds of vitamins that a multi would otherwise give me.
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