FROM TABLE TO TABLET
Vitamins and minerals are needed to keep the brain running
as it should. But where from to get them? from the food
sources or a vitamin tablet?
Doctors suggest that one should stick strictly to food
sources for the nutrients. However if one is sick or lives
in an area where the soil is mineral deficient, one can take
suppliments through tablets. Therefore "Your food should be
the main source, as the multivitamin is just there to
suppliment the food and make sure that one gets all the
ABSORBING POWER : Do not waste the
vitamins and minerals. Use this information below to
maximize your absorption power:
BLOCKERS : Cholesterol - lowering
drugs and anticonvulsants may interfere with B12 absorption.
BOOSTERS : Take a B-complex supplement so that the B
vitamins can work together.
TIPS : Take with meals during day.
BLOCKERS: Vegetable and fruit fibres,
whole grain fibre, tannic acid (in tea), caffeine and
preservatives decrease absorption.
BOOSTERS: Vitamin C boosts iron absorption from
fruits and grains.
TIPS: Take between meals; buy iron supplements
labeled "ferrous" and not "ferric".
BLOCKERS : Food fibre, protein and
antibiotics interfere with absorption.
BOOSTERS : Lactose ( milk sugars) and vitamins C and
D enhance absorption.
TIPS : Take before going to bed; exercise improves