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Vitamins and Supplements

Vitamins are often referred to as “spark plugs” because they aid in the absorption, digestion and metabolism of the nutrients in the human body. Supplements, on the other hand, provide nutrients that may be missing in a person’s diet.

Asked in Health, Vitamins and Supplements, Urinary System

Is bright yellow urine normal?

It's not necessarily a danger sign. You may be simply offloading a high concentration of vitamin C (which, when you over-consume, simply dumps the excess to the urine), or betacarotene, the precursor to vitamin A, and the coloring agent in lots of orange fruits and veggies such as carrots or cantaloupe. Also, a lot of the B-vitamins can have this exact effect. If the urine is clear, this is a good sign and makes the vitamin density the most likely explanation. It could...
Asked in Health, Vitamins and Supplements, Medication and Drugs

How long does it take niacin to flush your system of THC if your a heavy smoker?

Well...there are several ways to do it. However, I MUST tell you that there is an exact way to do it. It is very painful and if not done exactly right, NIACIN CAN KILL YOU! So, with that being said, if you know that you're gonna have a UA and have several days to prepare it will be much easier and less painful for you. All you have to do is go to your local GNC or any store that carries...
Asked in Vitamins and Supplements, Jewelry, Gold and Precious Metals

How much is a gram of gold worth?

To find the value of a gram of gold: You must first find the spot price of gold (per troy ounce) in your country, then convert to grams. Thus, if the spot price of gold is $900 per troy ounce and there are about 31.10 grams in a troy ounce, then the math is follows: $900 x 1 ounce/31.10 grams = $28.94/gram To find the value of jewelry: You need to know the karats (weight) of actual gold in the jewelry. 24kt gold is the...
Asked in Health, Vitamins and Supplements, Heart

Do protein supplements have any side effects?

Assuming that you're consuming a normal amount of protein and are otherwise healthy and normal, supplements will not have any unwanted side effects. Protein supplements are not a complete dietary replacement. Excessive consumption of protein (300+ grams a day) can have unwanted side effects in the kidney and liver. (see link below) Always remember that too much is always bad for our in taking too much protein will harm you too. why don't you add organic food on your diet, it has...
Asked in Vitamins and Supplements, Nutritional Measurement, Food Safety

How do taste buds help us to eat better?

they make u taste the food without them u wouldn'd taste the food. They also let you know if what you're eating is poison or if you are alergic to it or if you just don't like it before it enters you're system. ...
Asked in Vitamins and Supplements

Do vitamins make you pee more a night?

(1) Yes I believe they do . My answer (2) It all depends upon water or liquid intake . I am celiac and take Vitamins on daily need , in my case it is liquid in take . It is individually different. I have an immune issue and use a schedule of vitamins/minerals for health issues (pharmacist/dr approved) and I do not find that using either of these increase or decrease my nocturnal urine output. My output is based on the intake of...
Asked in Vitamins and Supplements, Chicken Meat

What ingredients are in chicken chippies?

Well...I am eating them right at this moment! Unfortunately the packets been thrown away so i can't tell you at the moment. But I know not a lot of it is really chicken! Hope this helps! ...
Asked in Vitamins and Supplements, Nutrition, Philippines, Definitions

What is the definition of go food?

Go foods are mainly composed of foods that contain carbohydrates, which give energy. Examples of Go foods (high-carbohydrate foods) are rice, cake, bread and noodles. Carbohydrates are essential in a healthy diet. Just remember, everything in moderation! Any carbohydrates that your body does not burn will be stored as fat. This is why it's important to incorporate a moderate amount of carbohydrates into your diet rather than a high amount. ...
Asked in Vitamins and Supplements, Herbal Medicine

Can you take ceramides as a supplement?

Life Extension Foundation ( sells a supplement made with wheat oil. ...
Asked in Vitamins and Supplements, Nutrition, Weightlifting

How important is whey protein for bodybuilding?

Whey protein is used just to supplement one's extra protein in a diet, it is not necessary to use in body-building or weightlifting if you have sufficient protein from your normal diet. However, whey protein is widely used because of its convenience. ...
Asked in Vitamins and Supplements, Units of Measure

111 gr is how many mcg?

To convert grams to micrograms, multiply by a million.
Asked in Vitamins and Supplements

What are the scientific names for vitamins K and E?

Vitamin K is usually in reference to Vitamin K1, which is also known as phylloquinone, phytomenadione, or phytonadione, and is a derivative of 1,4-naphthoquinone. A subtype exists, Vitamin K2, which is known as menaquinone. Vitamin E is actually a group of 8 related fat-soluble compounds called tocopherols and tocotrienols, of which 4 types exist for each (alpha, beta, gamma, delta). This is why supplements for Vitamin E are often sold as a complex containing more than just one compound. The types you will...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Vitamins and Supplements

Are there any dietary supplements that prevent water retention?

Supplements that Prevent Water Retention Diuretics (induce urination) may help you. Salt may be a cause. The best solution is to talk with your doctor and make sure it is not something more serious. There are medications, such as diuretics, but they are not healthy to be taking regularly I would recommend drinking more water because your body needs water in order to lose water. Drink whatever your body weight is divided by 2. If you weigh 128 pounds, for example, drink 64...
Asked in Vitamins and Supplements, Immune System

Can fish oil help with colds?

I do not think think so, fish oil going to help you in improving immune system and help in cold. Better to take dabur chyawanprash, it always keep you away from cold. ...
Asked in Pregnancy, Vitamins and Supplements, Medication and Drugs

Do you need a prescription for pre-natal vitamins?

No. You can find them at your local drugstore or even WalMart or Walgreens. You can get a prescription for them but it is not necessary unless your doctor thinks you need more folic acid than other women, in which case your doctor will inform you. ...
Asked in Science, Exercise, Vitamins and Supplements, Elephants

Can a man increase butt size?

yes, by eating more fatty foods
Asked in Vitamins and Supplements, Nutrition, Biochemistry

Can vitamins shorten your height?

Vitamins can't shorten your height.
Asked in Vitamins and Supplements, Nutrition, Energy

Is protein a major source of energy for the body?

Yes, protein is a major source of energy but we also need carbohydrates for energy, that's why athletes eat a lot of pasta before or after an event. Protein would include; cooked chicken, beef, fish, beans, tofu, cottage cheese, yogurt to mention a few. ...
Asked in Health, Vitamins and Supplements, Medication and Drugs

Is niacin a element?

Niacin ... also called nicotinic acid and Vitamin B3 ... is a chemical compound of four elements: carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen. Its chemical formula is: C 6 H 5 NO 2 ...
Asked in Vitamins and Supplements

How much vitamin k is in cranberries?

Cranberries, like many other foods, are really not a good source of Vitamin K. ...
Asked in Vitamins and Supplements, Diabetes

Does taking vitamin c increase your blood sugar level?

No, but the "other ingredients" may contribute. Read the label and google unfamiliar words to find the cause. Also is C is in pill form, consider the liquid used when swallowing. Juice will increase BS and water will not. ...
Asked in Vitamins and Supplements

What are the names of the water soluble vitamins?

Thiamin (B1) Riboflavin (B2) Niacin (B3) Pyridoxine (B6) Cobalamin (B12) Vitamin H (Biotin) Pantothenic Acid (B5) Folic Acid Choline Vitamin C (Absorbic acid) Vitamin P (Bioflavanoids) Folic Acid (Folate | Vitamin B9) Inositol (Myo-Inositol | Vitamin B8) PABA (Para-AminoBenzoic Acid by Angelica H. ...