February 1997 Issue
Timing of Supplements Can Affect Nutrient Absorption, But Not To Worry
Q. Does it matter when I take my nutrition supplements? A. Yes and no. Vitamins and minerals don't act in a vacuum; they interact with each other in complex ways. Some nutrients work best in the presence of other nutrients. And some nutrients compete with others for absorption. So, ideally, certain vitamins and minerals should be taken together and certain ones shouldn't. That's not always practical, however. So, while there are guidelines for
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