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Daily Vitamin Intake

1atjensen1atjensen Posts: 18Member Member Posts: 18Member Member
Was curious to know everyone's thoughts on what and how much vitamins a 39-year-old male should be taking?

I try to eat well and run a few times a day. I would say I eat "normal" (50% at home healthy, 25% take out healthy, and 25% take out unhealthy).

Currently, I have heard that I should be taking multi-vitamins, calcium, potassium, and iron.

Any other recommendations?


  • janejellyrolljanejellyroll Posts: 20,811Member Member Posts: 20,811Member Member
    I wouldn't have any blanket recommendations for a 39-year-old man or anyone, really. It would depend on what you aren't currently getting from your diet combined with the recommendations of your doctor.
  • cwolfman13cwolfman13 Posts: 36,173Member Member Posts: 36,173Member Member
    You shouldn't be taking potassium or iron unless blood work has verified that you are deficient.

    I just take a men's one a day to cover my basis and also 2,000 IU of D3 because I was deficient and it is the prescribed maintenance level from my Dr.
  • MichelleSilverleafMichelleSilverleaf Posts: 1,962Member Member Posts: 1,962Member Member
    Unless you have a medical reason to take a vitamin, zero. Waste of money otherwise.
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