Our expert says:
Dear Grey Wolf
It is always a good idea to take a multivitamin and mineral supplement such as Centrum or Supradyn because some of the B vitamins work best when taken in conjunction with other B vitamins, and you need vit D for proper absorption of calcium, etc, etc. If you are already taking a multivitamin and mineral supplement then DON'T take additional vitamins or minerals as excessive intakes can be harmful. Don't think that if a small amount of a nutrient is good for you, then a big amount will be even better - some of the vitamins and minerals can be toxic if you take too much. Also consider that if you are eating a balanced diet you may not really need extra supplements!
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