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    Vitamins??


    I am training for a competition in 20 weeks.. it's Physique so I don't have to diet as hard as body building. But I need to know what Vitamins I should be taking and what are the best for what I'm doing..
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    I believe a vitamin is great to take regardless of the goals. Bulking, Cutting, Recomping, etc...

    Orange Triad IMO is the best multivitamin with weight lifting and so forth in mind.
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    What makes you think you need to take any vitamins? If you are eating a balanced diet with fruit/veg then there shouldn't be any need to take additional vitamins.

    Lots of people take vitamins but chances are very few people need to bother with the expense of them. I used to be the same and then stopped just over a year ago and haven't had any vitamin deficiency type problems. The only vitamin I do take is vit-D during the Winter as I live in Northern Europe so sunlight is pretty much non-existent here during the Winter.
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    the vitamins you consume in pill form after factoring in bioavailability don't = near a toxic dose. They still don't when you're adding them to your daily diet, they can only further to help you. you wouldn't encounter vitamin deficiency problems by not taking a multivitamin. It helps to cover those vitamins you don't find in all the foods, or quantities that you need.

    I bet the chances are, very few people eat a 100% complete diet.

    i could be wrong though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Russianog View Post
    the vitamins you consume in pill form after factoring in bioavailability don't = near a toxic dose. They still don't when you're adding them to your daily diet, they can only further to help you. you wouldn't encounter vitamin deficiency problems by not taking a multivitamin. It helps to cover those vitamins you don't find in all the foods, or quantities that you need.

    I bet the chances are, very few people eat a 100% complete diet.

    i could be wrong though.
    Yeah I am dieting but I eat a lot of different foods. I'm going to get fish oil because I don't eat enough fish and that's good for joints and all that I believe and then yes a multivitamin probably.
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    Quote Originally Posted by warsteiner View Post
    What makes you think you need to take any vitamins? If you are eating a balanced diet with fruit/veg then there shouldn't be any need to take additional vitamins.

    Lots of people take vitamins but chances are very few people need to bother with the expense of them. I used to be the same and then stopped just over a year ago and haven't had any vitamin deficiency type problems. The only vitamin I do take is vit-D during the Winter as I live in Northern Europe so sunlight is pretty much non-existent here during the Winter.
    While I believe this was probably true 100 years ago, food has come a loooong way. Genetically modified fruit and veg, antibiotics in animals, overall processing in foods, high n6:n3 ratios...
    I think everyone should take a multi. Myself, My wife and my 2 daughters do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by threeFs View Post

    While I believe this was probably true 100 years ago, food has come a loooong way. Genetically modified fruit and veg, antibiotics in animals, overall processing in foods, high n6:n3 ratios...
    I think everyone should take a multi. Myself, My wife and my 2 daughters do.
    I prefer whole food vitamins over those hard tabs. But i like to use Green Vibrance by Vibrant health for all my vitamin needs

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