I’d like to know what multivitamin cotains the highest content of vitamin A, D, E, and K?

I'd like to know what multivitamin contains the highest content of vitamin A, D, E, K. I would like to know where I could find this multivitamin. I cannot recommend one specific brand. In the US, multivitamins usually contain only 100% of the Recommended Dietary Allowances. Usually, only 17 nutrients (protein, vitamin A, D,...

I am a 24 year old masters swimmer and getting cramps a lot recently.

I am a 24-year old masters swimmer. I have been getting cramps - calf and toe- a lot recently. On the advice of the coach and teammates, I am taking a potassium supplement and eating a lot of bananas. However, this hasn't really solved my problem. I think now that it may be a...

Is it important to take calcium with vitamin D or if you drink milk would you get a sufficient amount?

Is it important to take calcium with vitamin D or if you drink milk would you get a sufficient amount from that? I am nearing 70. Since you are almost 70 years old, I recommend you drink 4 cups of milk or the equivalent in calcium-rich foods per day so that you consume 1,200 milligrams...

Dietary supplements actually help people or not?

In your experience do dietary supplements actually help people, are there more positive effects than negative? Dietary supplements include vitamin, mineral, herbal and amino acid supplements. Because I am not sure to which you are referring I will respond about each. It depends on which dietary supplement a person is taking and why they are taking...

What foods naturally contain folic acid?

What foods naturally contain folic acid? Folic acid also called folacin is richly (>10% per 1 cup serving) found in spinach, asparagus, turnip greens, lima beans, beef liver, parsley, broccoli, and romaine lettuce.

My daughter who is 14 is an ovo-lacto vegetarian and developed cracks in the corners of her mouth.

My daughter who is 14, is an ovo-lacto vegetarian. I support this and between the two of us, we try to make sure she receives the nutrients she needs. She has been eating this way for about 4 months. Recently she has developed cracks in the corners of her mouth. My older daughter had the...

I take a vitamin C supplement of 1000 milligrams as an antioxidant. What are the effects related to excess?

I am taking a supplement of 1 gram of vitamin C as an antioxidant. What are the collateral effects related to the excess of Vitamin C? First of all, it turns your urine yellow. It makes your urine more acid, which decreases urinary pH and the possibility of urinary tract infections. Beyond that 1 gram (1000...

Is folate related to niacin?

Folate. I have been unable to find it in the store. Is folate-related to niacin? That is my concern as niacin caused me to have a severe skin breakout. The doctor seemed unsure of my question and I didn't want to press him. Thank you for your response. Your page is great. Thank you, Folate is...

Do bananas have more potassium when they are green and less when they are ripe?

Do bananas have more potassium when they are green or less when they are ripe? I eat a banana every morning. The potassium of green and ripe bananas is the same. Bananas and orange juice are very good sources of potassium.

What do you know about Chromium Picolinate?

What do you know about Chromium Picolinate? Chromium Picolinate is sold over the counter as a nutritional supplement. Chromium works with insulin in assisting cells to take in glucose and release energy. When chromium is lacking, the effectiveness of insulin is lessened and glucose tolerance is impaired. Deficiency is rare except in people who must...