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What is the best multivitamins for an early 30s bz woman?

Postby biyok's gurl » Thu, 30 Apr 2009 11:36 am

Any advise on this?
In a day what should a busy early 30s woman like me can take as supplement?
Is is healthy to take a Vit C, a Vit E, Hakubi, and another multivitamin daily?
Which brands?
I am particular with the effects to good skin, healthy well being, relieves stress. It seems lately i get to feel tired and burnt out easily.
Need your expertise...
:)
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Re: What is the best multivitamins for an early 30s bz woman

Postby ksl » Thu, 30 Apr 2009 12:34 pm

biyok's gurl wrote:Any advise on this?
In a day what should a busy early 30s woman like me can take as supplement?
Is is healthy to take a Vit C, a Vit E, Hakubi, and another multivitamin daily?
Which brands?
I am particular with the effects to good skin, healthy well being, relieves stress. It seems lately i get to feel tired and burnt out easily.
Need your expertise...
:)

First of all i would recommend that you find out the daily dosage, then read the labels. Vitamin C for example cannot be stored in the body, also because you are a woman, you probably need more Iron, because of your monthly menstruation. To ease period discomfort from menstruation you take evening primrose. I think your doctor would be the best one to discuss vitamins, because many are not required and it would be just a waste of money.

A daily dose of Omega 3 fish oil would also be beneficial to keep the arteries from hardening for one. But try to fulfil your needs through diet, it's much more satisfying than popping pills.
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Postby QRM » Thu, 30 Apr 2009 1:18 pm

I just had major surgery and I ask the doc should I take vit supplements to help with recovery, his view, and hes one of the top surgeons in the US, that all this vitamint lark is a bit of a scam, unless you have been living on a desert island eating nothing but tinned peaches for the last 3 years, or there is some sort of physical malfunction in your body, you can get everything from a normal healthy diet.

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Postby BodyBlitz » Thu, 30 Apr 2009 4:17 pm

Anything from NOW brand will be suffice - good quality and value for money.
Get it online so that its cheaper.
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Postby currylover » Fri, 01 May 2009 4:32 pm

theres so many vitamins from GNC you can choose from too...vitamin c is good and primrose oil for bz bz ladiesss...

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Postby durain » Fri, 01 May 2009 7:59 pm

concur with QRM. all you need is a good balance healthy diet, lots of fruits and vegs, lots of water and exercise.

you can eat all the vitamins you want in the world but if you are eating roti prata and nasi lemak every morning, those vitamins you are taking are not going to help you in your well being!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 01 May 2009 10:37 pm

I took multi-vitamins when I was on the diet last year from Jan to 1 June. I'm sitting here looking a two bottles of Usana Essentials. I bought them just before I finished the diet and haven't taken them since finishing. I still eat much the same and I suffer no vitamin deficiencies as I eat primarily fresh unprocessed foods so don't get all the wrong chemicals and other garbage back in my system. I eat plenty of green leafy vegetables as well. I finished my diet on 1 June 2008 at a weight of 69.0 kg. Today is 1 May 2009. I jumped on the good ole Tanita MultiScan body monitor this morning and 11 months to the day since I finished the diet I weighed 69.0 kg with 11% Body Fat. Jumped on 'em a 2nd time cause I couldn't believe it and they said 68.8kg & 10.8% so it's definitely in the neighbourhood. Not bad for someone who doesn't go to the gym and is 61 years old. BP is holding around 110/70 still after almost a year. :P

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Postby ksl » Sat, 02 May 2009 12:37 am

SMS have you been on the same diet since or do you just eat what you want to eat, with a more consiouse view about what you are putting in, for example if you have ice cream, do you compensate by not having ice cream for maybe a month, I mean there are some foods, that are very tempting, but high in calorie intake.. do you ignore them, or just eat and repair the damage, the next few days, with fewer calories? And what about beer? Have you stopped drinking altogether or not? Just curious!

By the way i sent you a PM last week for the address of the clinic, maybe you didn't get the PM?

69kg man, your talking of a 28/29 inch waist with 10% body fat, if you are toned up :oops: At 50 years old i was 30/31 inch at 74kg, with 10% fat, and i was big with 16.5 biceps and 16.5 kneck , and same calf muscles, today I am just a mess :oops: like body blitz :lol:

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 02 May 2009 1:21 am

ksl wrote:SMS have you been on the same diet since or do you just eat what you want to eat, with a more consiouse view about what you are putting in, for example if you have ice cream, do you compensate by not having ice cream for maybe a month, I mean there are some foods, that are very tempting, but high in calorie intake.. do you ignore them, or just eat and repair the damage, the next few days, with fewer calories? And what about beer? Have you stopped drinking altogether or not? Just curious!

By the way i sent you a PM last week for the address of the clinic, maybe you didn't get the PM?

69kg man, your talking of a 28/29 inch waist with 10% body fat, if you are toned up :oops: At 50 years old i was 30/31 inch at 74kg, with 10% fat, and i was big with 16.5 biceps and 16.5 kneck , and same calf muscles, today I am just a mess :oops: like body blitz :lol:


Unfortunately I'm not toned up as I don't have sufficient time to have a family, work 14 hours a day and play on here. My waist is 31" and if I were to work at it a little bit I would definitely see 28/29 as I can actually wear 30" jeans but as I'm a mesomorph I tend towards bottom heavy so my jean size is limited by my hips and not my waist.

I didn't get you PM that I can remember. I go look and get the info to you at any rate.

I eat much the same as I did on the program but at quantities around 2 to 3 times the amount. I also eat whatever comes along during lunches when we buy in at the office. I usually eat a tuna or Chicken salad for lunch unless we order food in. Could be pizza, golden pillows (curry/bread), KFC or whatever. I ALWAYS eat a carb free breakfast usually a double AAA egg omelet with mushrooms, tomatoes, capsicum & either ham or pepper beef and usually a ring of papaya with a cup of English Breakfast tea (without milk or sugar). I also eat 4 or 5 fruits a day. I no longer use sugar or salt in the general preparation of foods. Nor do I use either as a condiment. I don't miss them either. If I were to use salt I could drive my body fat readings downwards as that is a function of bio-impedence so the more water I retain in my body the lower the fat percentage will be! Most people do not understand that. I do try to drink between 1.5 and 2 litres of water daily in addition to the tea, coke zero etc. that I drink. I eat ice cream, cookies, cakes all in moderation and if I blow it out one day, I just moderate the carb intake for the following two days to level it out. Over the long term I might fluctuate 1.5 kg either way. I've been staying around the 70kg mark for the past couple of months as I've had a lot of unhealthy lunches but for the most part, last week was good so I dropped the extra kilo without trying.

What one has to remember is that no diet is the answer. It's just the process to get the body back to a healthy state. Once there, you have to change your lifestyle. No change, you will go right back to where you came from. I have changed my lifestyle (I still have the occasional beer - had several in fact when I met up with Barczar after he finished the program and had a few with him. I don't drink much or often anyway but the same principles apply. Change your lifestyle (eating habits) if necessary. I did it 20 years ago to reduce the incidence of gout and I'm doing it again to keep the cholesterol & BP normal. Considering your experience the past couple of months, it's something to think about as well.

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Postby raines » Sat, 09 May 2009 10:34 pm

I'm taking lifepak (multi vitamin) from pharmanex. it's very good and the results can be seen from the biophotonic scanner (device which measure your anti oxidant level). In addition, it's one of the few supplements that's USP compliant.. you can search online for more reviews on this..

I'm not really keen on drugstore brand as you are not really sure what goes into the products.. no clinical studies done to prove the bioavailability and potency..

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Postby QRM » Sun, 10 May 2009 9:21 am

raines wrote:.. biophotonic scanner...


Correct me if I am wrong but doesn't this all smell like a bit of a scam? The Biophotonic scanners are made by pharmanex.

Pharmanex is tied in through various umbrella corps to Nu-skin, a huge MLM or legalised pyramid scheme.

Makes me wonder if there is any actual real independent scientific, not pseudo scientific, proof it works? Like those scanners you get at fair grounds that gives you a read out of your future, after scanning your palms.

Nu-skin has already been fined millions of dollars for making unsubstantiated claims.

If you look at Pharmanex retail sites they even brag about how good this scanner is for making huge profits. :shock:

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Re: What is the best multivitamins for an early 30s bz woman

Postby Bluesky9 » Sun, 24 May 2009 10:02 am

biyok's gurl wrote:Any advise on this?
In a day what should a busy early 30s woman like me can take as supplement?
Is is healthy to take a Vit C, a Vit E, Hakubi, and another multivitamin daily?
Which brands?
I am particular with the effects to good skin, healthy well being, relieves stress. It seems lately i get to feel tired and burnt out easily.
Need your expertise...
:)


USANA supplement is good.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 24 May 2009 12:50 pm

tic.....toc.....tic.....toc.....tic.....

I smell MLM'er! :devil:

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Postby Bluesky9 » Thu, 04 Jun 2009 7:59 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:tic.....toc.....tic.....toc.....tic.....

I smell MLM'er! :devil:

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I am buying the USANA supplements with the recommendation of a Chinese Physician from a medical hall which is one of the distributor. I am consuming it myself.

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Re: What is the best multivitamins for an early 30s bz woman

Postby foraquest » Sat, 06 Jun 2009 11:52 pm

biyok's gurl wrote:Any advise on this?
In a day what should a busy early 30s woman like me can take as supplement?
Is is healthy to take a Vit C, a Vit E, Hakubi, and another multivitamin daily?
Which brands?
I am particular with the effects to good skin, healthy well being, relieves stress. It seems lately i get to feel tired and burnt out easily.
Need your expertise...
:)


A lot has got to do with your daily lifestyle and diet. There were a few articles on few health mag like EzHealth gave some breakdown on the various vitamin and minerals to have. In one of their earlier articles, tired , stress and burnt out was suggested to have B Complex. It also helps females especially in the your later years to replenish your iron loss in your body due female menstruation cycle and child bearing. Vitamin A was mentioned in their article for good skin complexion.


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