Why aren’t vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and herbal remedies as tightly regulated by the FDA as are drugs and food additives?

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Answered: Safe Vitamin Supplementation?

If you take too much too much vitamin D it can be dangerous.

Answered: Which vitamins are important for ensuring good energy levels and

During Crohn's illness or even colitis, an inflammatory reaction is actually triggered inside the internal coating of the intestinal tract which leads to looseness of the bowels. Within this situation, vast amounts of vitamins tend to be passed and then results in reducing in amounts of vitamin D. A ...

Answered: Tablets and Capsules?

You're absolutely correct to be concerned about the type of coating, as this can 'make it or break it' for ingesting the nutritional value of vitamins/multivitamins and other tablets. Look for the term "enteric coating" which ensures a safe passage of the supplements into your system, without being ...

Answered: Is mixing herbal remedies with pharmaceutical ...

This question is best answered on a case-by-case basis. Even seemingly benign ingredients that are not thought of as medicinal plants can interact with certain drugs. For example, grapefruit interacts with a number of drugs , often in very dangerous ways. And chamomile tea can interact ...

Answered: Alternate Sources of Vitamin D?

Yes! The best varieties of mushrooms containing vitamin D are shiitake & button mushrooms.Some manufactured products such as milk, margarine, some breads and breakfast cereals, and this list even includes orange juice, have been all fortified with added vitamin D.
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