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Vitamins? Your Opinions?

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MattA777 | 20:43 Mon 11th Jan 2021 | Body & Soul
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I do think it’s easier to eat a variety of foods to cover all the vitamins & minerals when you’re young, but now in my senior years and only able to consume smaller portions. I feel it's too difficult to cover ALL the bases including proteins on a daily basis. So, I supplement with multivitamins + a few extras.
Are they just a waste of money?

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The general opinion, on the NHS website and elsewhere, is that most people don't need vitamin supplements at all except that everyone should consider taking a Vitamin D supplement during the darker months of the year: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vitamins-and-minerals/vitamin-d/ Some sources also suggest that older people should possibly...
20:55 Mon 11th Jan 2021
Thank you both x
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Once again, thank you all for the time and input!
I have been taking vitD3 for a couple of years and recently with K2. Cod Liver Oil, flaxseed,hempseed/milk, sunflower seeds, oat bran plus run of the mill meals including meat (regrettably) as I could easily become vegetarian. Not easy with my dear lady who’s portion size is only limited by the plate! So, I have to call myself a ‘flexitarian’- leaning to Keto and intermittent fasting.
In regard to my question, I kinda hoped someone would suggest a diet that could provide me with all vits. minerals & protein required for a senior male in small portions....Maybe not possible, I’m not sure.
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Hopkirk; not sure about your “expensive urine”.....Can you explain please?
I give these to my housebound relatives all year round
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Regarding Hopkirk's reply...excess intake of water soluble vitamins results in them being excreted in the urine.

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