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PhilsterT
07-17-2005, 03:41 PM
I'm confused by how much vitamins you get from one serving in the multi-vitamin pill. It says like 6,000% for a few vitamins/minerals; wouldn't this be overkill? Is there something I'm missing?

chris mason
07-17-2005, 04:20 PM
The simple answer is that we feel the individual doses of each vitamin or mineral are appropriate for healthy individuals.

PhilsterT
07-17-2005, 08:05 PM
It just seems like it would overkill your body to have so much vitamins.

Nuts
07-17-2005, 08:28 PM
What you don't use will be expelled. So long as you're not eating vitamins like candy, no harm will come your way.

PhilsterT
07-17-2005, 08:39 PM
Okay. I thought you could get some sideeffects from too much vitamins, i.e. diarehha.

flabbybones
07-21-2005, 11:24 PM
Okay. I thought you could get some sideeffects from too much vitamins, i.e. diarehha.

I've never heard of that happening before. Shouldn't be a problem.

Sleepr
08-15-2005, 07:59 PM
I've never heard of that happening before. Shouldn't be a problem.

Could happen, but you need to remember that not all of those amounts will be absorbed. I tend to buy vitamins that have big doses of each vitamin b/c during digestion certain vitamins will compete for absorption and there are other processes taking place that can limit absorption.

IdaMAN
08-15-2005, 10:00 PM
is it ok to take Vitamin E while also taking a mullti?

djreef
08-16-2005, 01:42 PM
Yea but you gotta watch it. You can OD on vitamin E. If you get a headache or start feeling woozy, cut back on it. I've pretty much eliminated it from my regimen, as it was making me feel crappy. I think we get enough with multis, and food.

DJ