I take a multivitamin and a calcium supplement, as I am concerned about osteoporosis when I am older. My grandmother has shrunk so much and has a lot of pain in her bones--I don't want to end up that way.
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I rely on both my diet & supplements. I follow clean eating principals (this has changed me life) & while I know that I'm getting natural vitamins & minerals from my diet, I choose to take supplements to be sure I'm giving my body what it needs & for my muscles & bones because I lift pretty intensely in the gym 3 days a week .
I currently take: * Multi Vitamin * Vita C * Calcium w/ D * B Complex * Evening Primrose Oil (Gamma Lineolic Acid) * CLA (Conjugated Lineolic Acid) ** I also use protein powder
I'm not promoting or recommending these - we all have different needs. I'm just sharing w/ you what meets my needs. :)
Edited by: MY2DOGSMAMA at: 4/27/2009 (13:32)
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I try to eat a well-balanced diet but when I notice that's not happening, I do take a multivitamin. I have other supplements such as magnesium, B Complex and C that I take only when I see my diet is lacking. It's too easy to get too much of them, which can be just as bad as not enough! Lorraine
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