Posted by: ED | 2009-02-12

Appropriate vitamins for women


Please could you assist, my girlfriend would like to know what multi-vitamin/s she can take on a daily basis that' s specifically aimed/tailored at/for women. She is 26 years old.

Thank you

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Dear ED
If your girlfriend is eating a balanced diet and is not exposed to stresses such as ill-health, etc, then she probably does not need to take a vitamin and mineral supplement. The latest research indicates that it is not a good idea to take high doses of vitamins or minerals unless you have a need for supplements (e.g. iron deficiency, poor dietary habits, malabsorption, etc). If she needs supplementation then it is better to take a complete vitamin and mineral supplement like Supradyn Forte or Centrum than to take e few vitamins individually.
Best regards

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