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Old 01-12-2010, 09:54 AM   #1
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Default What vitamins do you take on a daily basis?

I currently just take a multivitamin but I think I need up my vitamin intake. Just curious as to what others take.

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Old 01-12-2010, 10:09 AM   #2
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I take a Multivitamin, Cranberry pills, Milk Thistle, and Flaxseed Oil (i hate Fish Oil but thought I could use the Omega 3 supplement). I am curious to see what everyone is currently taking.

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Old 01-12-2010, 10:49 AM   #3
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I take a multivitamin, vit D3 (my level was low as is most people....good to get it checked), calcium, and I'm thinking about starting Omega-3 fish oil.
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Old 01-12-2010, 11:52 AM   #4
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Multivitamin, E, and C in Ester form.

Planning to get some Calcium supplement too.
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Old 01-12-2010, 12:01 PM   #5
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a multi, iron for my anemia, B-12, calcium on days where I don't get my 1000 mg from my food, and cinnamon

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Old 01-12-2010, 12:29 PM   #6
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At Breakfast: multi-vitamin, potassium, calcium with vitamin D, and omega-3
At Lunch: potassium and calcium with vitamin D
At Dinner: potassium and calcium with vitamin D
Before Bed: Levoxyl (lowest dose) for my thyroid. I just started taking this.

I'm fighting a cold at the moment and am debating whether to add more vitamin C or just eat an orange a day. The orange will spike my blood sugar but the cold has already added 10 points to my readings anyway. My iron count was borderline anemic. So much so that my dietitian requested that I start taking iron supplements. I asked if I could try to reverse the trend by adjusting my diet first. She agreed and my blood test last week showed the diet modifications worked. No iron supplements for me.
Diagnosed type 2 diabetic on 08/27/09, A1c 9.2. 09/30/09 - A1c 6.4 11/30/09 - A1c 5.9 05/12/10 - A1c 5.7
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Old 01-12-2010, 01:26 PM   #7
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Multi-vitamin, Calcium, C (in the winter), Omega-3, and B-12 -- all in gummy form.

Hey its the only way I actually keep taking them.

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Old 01-12-2010, 01:58 PM   #8
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Multi-vitamin with extra D and Calcium,and Omega-3.
1 for each 5 lbs lost

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Old 01-12-2010, 02:07 PM   #9
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a multivitamin when I remember and iron if my levels not sustained by just my diet (I'm anemic but usually control it with food)

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Old 01-12-2010, 02:13 PM   #10
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I just started Vitamin D when I noticed that according to my fitday I was getting almost none.

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Old 01-12-2010, 02:22 PM   #11
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multi-vitamin, folate, iron, fish oil and calcium. Also through in vitamin C if I don't eat enough fruit and veggies.
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Old 01-12-2010, 03:21 PM   #12
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I take a multi, Calcium, Iron and Potassium
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Old 01-12-2010, 03:26 PM   #13
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I take a multi-vitamin
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