A multivitamin is a preparation intended to serve as a vitamin supplement with vitamins and minerals, and other nutritional elements. Such preparations are available in the form of capsules, tablets, powders, pastilles, liquids or injectable formations. In healthy people, most scientific evidence indicates that multivitamin supplements do not prevent heart disease, cancer or other ailments.
Need of Multivitamin
Women who may become pregnant or are already pregnant, and are planning to carry their fetus to term, should take folic acid or add foods with folic acid to their diet. Folic acid can help pregnant women lower their child’s risk of birth defects. Adults over age 50 should take a multivitamin tablet B12 or add foods with multivitamin B12 to their diets. Many breakfast bowls of cereal and some soy products with vitamin B12. Older adults, people with people who don’t get much sunlight exposure and dark-colored skin, should take a multivitamin tablet D. Some dairy products, orange juice, soy products, and breakfast cereals with vitamin D.
Good for your heart: Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both women and men all over the world.
Reduces cancer risk: Multivitamin tablets use has been associated with a decreased risk of cancers.
Boosts immunity: multivitamins tablet D and E boost immunity.
How should you take a multivitamin?
Take your medicine with a full glass of water. Measure liquid medicine with a special dose-measuring spoon, with the dosing syringe provided or medicine cup. Store your multivitamin at room temperature away from heat and moisture. Use multivitamins regularly to get an effective benefit.
What happens if you miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember in a day. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose period. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose of a medicine.