0
en
US
X
× SuperSmart Learn by health topic New articles Popular articles Visit our shop My account Smart Prescription Blog Loyalty scheme Language: English
Tiredness and Lack of energy Q&As

At what time of day should I take my multivitamins?

You’re taking a supplement such as Daily 3 and want to know the perfect time to take it for maximum absorption of all its nutrients? Supersmart has the answer.
Tablet, glass of water and watch
When should you take your multivitamins?
Rédaction Supersmart.
2020-02-19Comments (0)

To get the maximum benefit from multivitamin supplements, it’s best to take them with food, particularly the highest-fat meals of the day. If your breakfast contains sufficient fat (butter, cheese, ham, eggs …), it will enable your body to correctly absorb fat-soluble vitamins, those that only release their compounds in fats – vitamins A, D, E and K.

Taking your supplements with a meal also reduces the risk of stomach ache or nausea which can occur when supplementing with iron or zinc, in particular.

What if I’m also taking other supplements?

You should take them at a different time: if, for example, you’re taking a significant amount of calcium, it can interfere with the absorption of the magnesium, iron, copper and zinc in your multivitamin supplement. Similarly, if you’re taking vitamins A, D, E and K, this can reduce the efficacy of these same vitamins when they form part of multiple supplements.

Finally, if you’re supplementing with vitamin B12, take it at least six hours apart from any other supplement: it’s better to take a smaller dose twice a day than one large dose.

Which multivitamin supplement should I choose?

As a general rule, it’s best to choose a multivitamin complex which provides the recommended daily amount for each of its compounds: taking more is at best pointless and at worst dangerous in the case of certain substances. One of the best-known is Daily 3: it’s unquestionably the most comprehensive, one-capsule-a-day, multivitamin available, offering doses and forms that are optimal for the body. It contains no less than 42 exceptional ingredients!

It’s always a good idea to discuss supplementation with your pharmacist: he or she can advise you on the right dose for your needs, and on any potential interactions with medication you might be taking.

SharePinterest

Comments

You must be connected to your account to leave a comment
Be the first to review this article
Our selection of articles
Tomatoes, almonds and other sources of potassium
Top 10 potassium-rich foods

Discover the top ten foods with the highest content of potassium, the mineral that supports normal nervous system and muscle function. Do you know which food takes the number 1 spot?

Golden root of the anti-depressant Rhodiola rosea
Rhodiola: benefits and dosage of the famous ‘golden root’

An adaptogen plant used for centuries by those living in cold climates, rhodiola offers many advantages for health. Discover now the benefits of this arctic root, a plant of significant scientific interest.

Dietary supplements and alarm clock
Dietary supplements: what’s the best time of day to take them?

What’s the best time of day to take your dietary supplements in order to gain maximum benefit from them? Which ones should be taken with food and which in between meals? Here we address all your practical issues.

Bananas, spices and other potassium-rich foods
A lack of potassium: how to recognise and prevent it

Potassium is an essential mineral, involved in nervous system and muscle function ... Suffice to say that a lack of potassium can quickly become a real risk to health. Here’s how to identify and correct such deficiency.

Doctor examining an anaemic woman lacking in iron
When should you take an iron supplement?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), two billion people across the world suffer from anaemia, which means they’re deficient in iron. But when and why should you start taking iron supplements? Here we provide some possible answers.

Anaemic woman in a shop checking a food product’s nutritional content
What are the most common nutritional deficiencies?

In developed countries, the nutrients most often lacking in the diet are calcium, vitamin D, iron, magnesium, zinc and vitamin B12. Discover how such deficiencies can be easily addressed.

Products which must be of interest

Daily 3®Daily 3®

The most complete multivitamin supplement you can take in a single capsule

49.00 €(59.68 US$)
+
Daily 6®Daily 6®

Contains 55 ingredients! An exceptionally broad spectrum multi-nutrient for optimal health.

89.00 €(108.40 US$)
+
Daily 2® Timed ReleaseDaily 2® Timed Release

Multivitamin formulation with sustained release

38.00 €(46.28 US$)
+
Liposomal Vitamin C 335 mgLiposomal Vitamin C 335 mg

Highly-bioavailable form of vitamin C

45.00 €(54.81 US$)
+
Magnesium Orotate 500 mgMagnesium Orotate 500 mg

Highly-bioavailable form of magnesium

34.00 €(41.41 US$)
+
Methylcobalamine 1 mgMethylcobalamine 1 mg

The most active form of vitamin B12, used primarily to regenerate neurons.

19.00 €(23.14 US$)
+
New
Adaptogenic PotionAdaptogenic Potion

Ayurvedic potion to boost immunity and relieve stress

34.00 €(41.41 US$)
+
Annatto Tocotrienols 50 mgAnnatto Tocotrienols 50 mg

Beneficial for cardiovascular health. 90% delta-tocotrienols, the most biologically active form of vitamin E.

34.00 €(41.41 US$)
+
© 1997-2021 Supersmart.com® - All rights reserved
© 1997-2021 Supersmart.com®
All rights reserved
Nortonx
secure
Warning
ok