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I Take Vitamins

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    Should The Senate On Nov. 17 Give Fda Power To Jail Supplement Makers For Citing Scientific Studies On Their Websites?

    What about the First Amendment? I have found dietary supplements more effective than drugs for my health needs. There are many high-quality scientific studies supporting the powerful health benefits of dietary supplements. The Life Extension Foundation says the drug companies...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 16, 2010

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    Please Contact Government Officials In Opposition To The Fda's Plans (in Service Of The Drug Industry) To Make Fewer Dietary Supplements Available And Greatly Drive Up The Prices Of The Ones Allowed

    This is an evil plan. It would damage the health of me and millions of other Americans by making fewer dietary supplements available and making the ones available into expensive drugs sold by the pharmaceutical industry. Please contact people in the government September 8 or...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M Sep 7, 2011

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    Little To No Sun Exposure?

    Adding a Vitamin D supplement made all the world's difference when it came to my mood. Since I live up north with little sun coverage in the winter, and am covered up a lot by choice (Hijabis I am talking to you :) ), and lack of choice (winter jacket and many many layers lol), I...
    Saew Saew 26-30, F Mar 19, 2012

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    More Or Less Unwillingly...

    I am going to take vitamins starting today.  I gained a lot of weight over the last two years, as a result of extreme Ben & Jerry's therapy  ;}  Now I'm eating right again, or at least really, REALLY trying hard to, but so far it hasn't helped.  I am...
    Avice Avice 22-25, F Jan 21, 2008

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    Join With The Life Extension Foundation As It Stands Against McCain And The Drug Companies

    Scroll down for instructions on how to get involved. Taken from lef.org : Oppose the Dietary Supplement Safety Act of 2010 bill New Bill Seeks to Ban Consumer Access to Dietary Supplements   Senator John McCain has introduced a bill that if passed, will drive...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M Feb 20, 2010

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    I Am A Pill Popper

    I wasn't really into vitamins much before but now I take them religiously.   Remember, I've passed the 50 mark. I'm now up to 6 pills in the morning ... that sounds like a lot doesn't it?    I take a womens multi-vitamin, coral calcium, alpha-lipoic acid, joint health with...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 22, 2011

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    Disciplined My Self

    I take few vitamins each day, and also herbal and health juice I do that to maintain my health and make better my organ vitamins : omega 3, vitamin E 500 Iu eye vitamin , and also glucosamine I also take 1 table spoon of xtra virgin olive oil (good for cholesterole...
    staticonveyor staticonveyor 22-25, M Apr 6, 2012

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    Re: Vitmains

    I sometimes  take my vitmains Ds. Not a lot of sun during the winter months  in Canada.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2008

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    Vitamins

    I take the 1 a day weight smart pill. I think it helps me out a lot!
    Trixies Trixies 18-21, F Jul 25, 2007

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    Where Can You Get Calcium From?

    From the same source cows gets their calcium from—plants. These include dark green leafy vegetables, broccoli, beans, figs, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds and almonds. Interesting when you eat a plant-based diet your body requires less calcium than on an animal-based diet...
    tmajor tmajor 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 11, 2011

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    Occasionally

     Because those vitamin pills are so big. I almost choke and I always feel like puking afterwards.lol.
    reset reset 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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    Want To Take More Vitamins

    I never know if im taking the right vitamins. I take a multivitamin along with a calcium vitamin that my doctor told me to take awhile ago. I heard that  a b complex vitamin and omega 3 vitamin are also somthing to take.  Is taking to many vitamins a bad thing?
    Torishu Torishu 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 16, 2010

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    I Take Vitamins

    Actually the vitamins are prescibed to me and I get them when I get my meds.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Dec 8, 2011

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    Vitamins Belong In The Dining Room, Not The Bathroom

    Vitamins and other dietary supplements (minerals, amino acids, enzymes, fatty acids, amino acids, herbs, etc.) are not drugs. They are more like foods. Multi-vitamins and fat-soluble vitamins (vitamins A, D, E, and K) need to be consumed with food because they need dietary fat...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 9, 2010

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    Support For Vitamin Usage In The Most Prestigious Medical Journals

    Here's some useful information when confronted with a doctor or someone else who thinks that taking vitamins is an idiotic idea. http://www.lef.org/newsletter/2011/0128_More-Americans-Are-Using-Supplements.htm?source=eNewsLetter2011Wk4-2&key=Article&l=0#article "A report...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M 4 Responses Jan 29, 2011

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    You Need Magnesium For Many Health Concerns, Part One

    The great majority of us need to be taking supplemental magnesium. It is one of the most important nutrients for the body. Magnesium deficiency is prevalent in the USA, and it seems to have significant responsibility for our poor health. I urge everyone, and especially those with...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M Feb 5, 2013

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    I Take Vitamins Because My Diet Is So Poor...

    I know how important it is to get good nutrients and I am pretty aware of this kind of stuff but I have such a bad diet and I believe the food we eat are nutrient deficient anyway due to poor farming practice and having to import most of our food. So I take many supplements to...
    aniave aniave 31-35, F Jan 5, 2012

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    Flinstones every morning with a glass of OJ.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F May 16, 2011

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    Quercetin Found Superior To Resveratrol In Fighting Inflammation

    Most educated people have probably heard of the flavonoid resveratrol, abundant in grapes, which has been the subject of a great amount of hype in recent years. Drug comp[anies are even trying to create a synthetic version of resveratrol they can patent and sell. (Oh joy--a...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M May 2, 2012

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    Vitamin And Mineral Supplements Boost I Q

    http://life.familyeducation.com/mental-health/social-emotional/35987.html?page=6 Natural Mind and Memory Boosters ... Vitamins And Minerals: A Brain's Best Friend It's official: multivitamins and minerals make you brainier. This was first proven by a research study involving...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 22, 2011

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    High Magnesium Levels Make For Longer Life, And Zinc Also Protects Against Death From Cancer

    It's harder to get all the magnesium needed from diet alone than to get all the calcium one needs. So supplementation is a wise idea. http://www.lef.org/whatshot/2006_04.htm?source=eNewsLetter2011Wk34-2&key=Archive+News&l=0#lccg April 21, 2006 High magnesium linked with...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M Aug 27, 2011

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    Vitamins

    As a kid, I used to hate taking vitamins. There was a period that whenever my mom wasn't watching I'd hid the pills she'd want me to take in a napkin.  It actually worked for about 2 weeks until one day she decided to wash said napkin and about 30 different pills came out.  It...
    pinkcorsage pinkcorsage 18-21, F Nov 25, 2012

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    Well, I Took Vitamins...

    Mothers who love your children, read this article about vitamins: http://www.helium.com/items/1013362-a-parents-guide-to-vitamins-for-babies-and-children
    chuchupa chuchupa 18-21 Jan 17, 2009

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    U.n. Control

    Once the U.N. Codex Alimentarius kicks in, you won't be able to purchase any vitamins above a certain strength level without a prescription. This is already the case in England , so get them while you can. You may think it's England not America, but the U.N told Obama to be...
    Caliper Caliper 56-60, M 6 Responses Jul 9, 2011

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    Mixed

    Okay I take them when I remember. MnM is always reminding me to take one pill or another but they just taste nasty and leave me with nausea. I have a bottle of the multi and I have a bottle of just the iron that the docs want me to take. Yeah ever take iron pills? Best plan on...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F May 20, 2008

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    My Intake of Vitamins

    Every morning I take 1 Chromium Sugar Balance, 1 Guarana 2000 & Ginseng 500, Fish oil, I now drink 3x  Sustagen hospital formula during the day (I find this excellent and it takes my hunger pangs away) Proberbly because of the protein content. Lunch:  1 Chromium...
    mysticmum mysticmum 36-40, F Sep 30, 2007

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    Therapeutic Doses Of Coenzyme Q10

    Excerpted from an e-mail communication from dr. David Williams (1-5-12) : A clinical trial suggests that supplementing with 200 mg of CoQ10 per day helped to promote normal blood pressure levels. Findings show oral supplementation of 200 mg of CoQ10 supports immune response...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M Jan 5, 2012

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    I Take Vitamins To One Is Wise To There Helth

    keep taking your vitamies good for you.you might grow wings.ha.ha
    matcho matcho 61-65, F Dec 1, 2009

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    My Daily Vitamin Shake/Testing (Updated)

    I was recently asked what my daily vitamin regime was. Here goes.. 1 scoop ALIVE Wholefood Energizer (Apple-Cinnamon) 6 caps. NSI Healthy Liver 6 caps. NSI Advan-C 2 caps. NSI 15-35 Probiotic 4 tabs. Cell Forte IP-6/Inositol 6 softgel NSI Complete EFA 4 caps. Life Extension...
    sandygene sandygene 41-45, M 8 Responses Jul 20, 2011

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    Daily Routine

    In the morning, I take Ginkgo Biloba and Acidophilus.  In the afternoon I take Fish Oil, Vitamin B Complex, Green Tea & Ginseng, Prenatal, Acidophilus, and Ginkgo Biloba.  I take the Ginkgo and the Fish Oil to counteract my crazy. The Vitamin B and Green Tea...
    frontier frontier 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2007

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    What do you all take

    and how much.? I'm trying to figure out if I am taking too much. Womens daily vitamin which includes biotin and d, but I also take an additional d and biotin supplement. Is too much bad?
    mrvitous26 mrvitous26 26-30, F Apr 12

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    Vitamins Are Good For You

    I take vitamin E, a multi, and some Biotin. But I especially love Flinstone vitamins, the gummy bear ones...Gummy vites I think and Sunkist vitamins. Soo good.
    dollydagger dollydagger 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2007

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    Ugh, Yes...

    After losing one of my kidneys, I have been bombarded with a different asortment of pills and vitamins prescribed by my doctor. I take Vitamin D, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Vitamin C, magnesium, calcium, and some sort of cranberry pill, I don't know. I hate shallowing pills when they...
    SecretsofWillow SecretsofWillow 18-21, F Sep 30, 2011

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    Health By Food And Minerals

    No matter how you feel about Alex Jones, this interview is important for your health. 
    Caliper Caliper 56-60, M May 9, 2012

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    72%

    I was reading in an old magazine that 72% of US doctors take vitamins, herbs, or other supplements and 85% have advised patients to do the same.I also do this and don't regret it one bit.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Oct 18, 2011

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    Continuing Puzzle Over Beta Carotene And Vitamin A

    "Researchers reveal ‘dark side’ to high beta-carotene intake Consumption of high amounts of beta-carotene could pose a health risk to people by blocking the action of vitamin A rather than enhancing it, according to new research." See the full article at http://www...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M 1 Response May 11, 2012

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    Ask Amy - Vitaminsdirectonline.com

    I never used to take anything more than a multivitamin because I did not know the benefits associated with each kind. However, I recently accepted a marketing position with VitaminsDirectOnline.com and now that I have learned so much about them, I take many different kinds for...
    AmyStarr AmyStarr 31-35, F Apr 20, 2012

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    Vi-ta-mins

    I take a few vitamins.  I was wondering what vitamins are good for Post-traumatic stress & Attention deficit disorder?Post-traumatic stress:Do I need taking the b1, b-6, b-12 or is the b-complex good on its own?I also take a cup of Chamomile tea to reduce the stress and tension...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 25, 2011

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    Both Young, Now Older the Vitamin Pill I Must Take

         Ok,  my Mom made me take vitamins as a child. I was a young healthy adult from all the play outside, sports in school & after. The healthy meals & minimal sweets. I know everything as an adult. I quit taking those hard, colorful, bad tasting...
    moonwalker moonwalker 46-50, F 1 Response May 24, 2008

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    Vitamins

    Omega 3 Vitamic C Vitamin E Magnesium Glucosamine Folic Acid
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 21, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    This was originally for an Accutane survivor thread/forum. I took Accutane as a senior in High School. I had acne, it was bad, not terrible, but bad. I disliked having acne, but...
    Anon010101 Anon010101 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Yes yes, I am independent, I don't NEED to be taken care of, but its a lovely feeling to be with a man that WANTS to take care of me. I have never had it before in previous...
    suzieb1971 suzieb1971 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I'm depressed and i have no one to talk to. I have no real friends and all my family members are seriously ****** in the head (in my opinion). It all started when i was about 10. I...
    Canaduhh Canaduhh 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I waver between being very thoughtful and not wanting anything to do with anything in a serious way :))) I take much of life serious, but myself is another story. I take that back...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Day 2: guns & roses 'paradise city' I picked this song bc a long time ago me and my mum would jam out to journey and guns & roses XD anyway i think its got good guitar parts in it...
    PsycoKiller PsycoKiller 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I had this friend, we were so close. Lets call him Fred. Also though on the edge of being together for quite some time. I got a new boyfriend, after a few months we were perfect...
    BlooRae BlooRae 16-17, F a week ago

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    I HATE to have my photo taken when I was pregnant I was a photo queen I never missed the opertuninty to post my big belly and photos when you could see my son's foot almost...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I went to Mexico this summer and I was walking around this beautiful church. There's had to be like 100 stands at least, of people selling there things around the church. I ended...
    Live5772 Live5772 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    You Can Thank My Sister For That!! When we were young my sister had a thing for taking pictures of me. I don't mean nice ones either. She would hide in different places, under...
    maqeurious maqeurious 31-35, F Mar 30

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    You Can Thank My Sister For That!! When we were young my sister had a thing for taking pictures of me. I don't mean nice ones either. She would hide in different places, under...
    maqeurious maqeurious 31-35, F Mar 30

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    Medication abuses who you are as a person, especially depression meds. Sometimes, I wonder what I would be like if I hadnt started to take them in the first place, would I be...
    MajorasAngel97 MajorasAngel97 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I'm SO embarrassed. So what happened was that I won intern of the month. I am not one to be center of attention, so when they called my name, I literally said, "F--K." I didn't...
    BlueIce612 BlueIce612 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I'm so lost, my therapist and psych say I won't feel better until I take them regularly, but my family and boyfriend make me feel Like a criminal just for doing what the doctors...
    elizabethmary21 elizabethmary21 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Your Existing Situation Works well with others. Needs personal relationships which are understanding and relatively conflict-free. Your Stress Sources "Not a team player and is...
    DoubleyouX DoubleyouX 22-25 1 Response Apr 10

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    I was attempting to stop taking them but it's 2am... Oh the struggle... To take them or to not take them? Such a predicament.
    LivviyLove LivviyLove 16-17, F Apr 11

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