Which Vitamin When?

Filed Under: General Health, Supplementation


If you are taking vitamins to supplement your daily diet, you know their importance to your nutritional and health needs. Today, I’d like to discuss ways that you can be sure to get the most out of your vitamins. 

Most people take all their pills and vitamins first thing in the morning without a second thought. But there is a right time to take your supplements for the best benefit. Some should be taken before meals, between meals and after meals. Here are a few general guidelines:

Before Meals:

  • Multivitamins
  • Vitamin B complex
  • Vitamin C complex
  • Iron supplements
  • Individual minerals

After Meals:

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin K
  • Herbs to aid digestion

Between Meals:

  • Chlorophyll (water soluable)
  • Glandulars and similar tissue extracts
  • Most herbs (except for those used in digestion)
  • Phosphorus
  • Sodium products

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