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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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 ...

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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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