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Multi-Vitamin Suggestions?


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#1 mommyof4

 
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Posted 15 May 2013 - 09:40 AM

Hi...just want some input on multivitamin supplements for women(I'm 41).  Diagnosed with Celiac the Fall of 2011...doing a lot better(whoohoo), but still having fatigue. 

 

Also, I notice some multivitamins have "wheat grass"...I'm getting mixed input on whether or not it is ok.  My first reaction is "no" to anything with the word "wheat"...anyone know?

 

Thanks...

 

I just picked up Core Daily-1 by Country Life


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Posted 15 May 2013 - 10:47 AM

I'm still looking for the right multivitamin combo for me, but wheat grass is safe here's a link

http://www.foodrepub...ice-gluten-free
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Posted 15 May 2013 - 11:30 AM

As far as I can tell, the jury's still out re: verdict on wheat grass. Personally, I wouldn't chance it though. I'm a bit like you, if it mentions wheat, I give it a swerve. As well as having Coeliacs disease, I also am very sensitive to wheat and won't touch anything unless it's wheat and gluten free.
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Posted 15 May 2013 - 11:42 AM

Too new to answer your question about wheat grass, but my doc recommends dividing the multi-vitamin in two and taking a 1/2 in the morning and another at night for better absorption.  


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#5 mommyof4

 
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Posted 15 May 2013 - 11:59 AM

Thanks!

 

I like the idea of dividing the vitamin in half.  That makes sense...especially until the gut fully heals! 


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Posted 15 May 2013 - 12:30 PM

I have been really happy with all the Country Life G F vitamins (mutli, C, D, etc.) mostly because they work well and do not give me

any stomach upset like some multis can.

 

P.S. I have read all the info about wheat grass, but I avoid it anyway. FWIW


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