the '10 commandments' of supplement taking...

No 1: Take vitamins and minerals 15 minutes before or after a meal, or during it.

No 2: Take most of your supplements with your first meal of the day.

No 3: Don’t take B vitamins late at night if you have difficulty sleeping.

No 4: If you are taking extra minerals, especially calcium and magnesium, take them in the  evening - they help you to sleep.

No 5: If you are taking two or more multivitamins, B complex or vitamin C tablets, take one at each meal to maximise their utilisation.

No 6: Do not take individual B vitamins unless you are also taking a general B complex, perhaps in a multivitamin.

No 7: Do not take individual minerals unless you are also taking a general multi-mineral.

No 8: Always take at least 10 times as much omega-3 oils as omega-6.

No 9: If you know you are copper deficient, take copper but make sure you take it with 10 times as much zinc - for example 0.5 mg copper to 5 mg zinc - because too much copper will compete with zinc.

No 10: Take amino acid supplements on an empty stomach or with a carbohydrate food, e.g. a piece of fruit.

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