Multivitamins Store Wheeling WV

If your daily multivitamin/mineral pill upsets my stomach, maybe it is because you take it on an empty stomach. Try taking it with food to see if that helps. And make sure your supplement isn’t overloaded with nutrients.

A Journey Within
(304) 547-4003
159 National Rd
Wheeling, WV
 
Yamuna's Natural Foods
(304) 843-4811
McCreary Rdg
Moundsville, WV
 
Brooke County Child Nutrition Progr
(304) 527-2100
Bruin Dr
Follansbee, WV
 
Brooke County Child Nutrition
(304) 527-2100
Bruin Dr
Wellsburg, WV
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

General Nutrition Center Inc
(304) 842-7310
1220 W Main St
Bridgeport, WV
 
Marshall Co Wic Program
(304) 845-7426
500 Teletech Dr
Moundsville, WV
 
Heavenly Water
(740) 695-9188
46060 National Rd W
Saint Clairsville, OH
 
Warwood Senior Nutrition Prgrm
(304) 277-2930
1208 Warwood Ave
Wheeling, WV
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

General Nutrition Center
(304) 645-7669
Lewisburg, WV
 
Mountain People's Market
(304) 291-6131
1400 University Ave
Morgantown, WV
 

Multivitamin Choices

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Vitamin Advice
Q
I know I should take a daily multivitamin/mineral pill, but the ones I’ve tried upset my stomach. What should I do?

A It’s likely that you’re reacting to the B vitamins or zinc in the supplement, particularly if you’re taking it on an empty stomach, says David Grotto, a registered dietitian and director of the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care in Chicago. Try taking it with food to see if that helps. The iron in a multi can cause nausea and constipation, even when taken with food, so check with your doctor to see if you really need it. If so, pick a formula that contains ferrous gluconate or ferrous fumarate, forms of iron that are more easily tolerated.

And make sure your supplement isn’t overloaded with nutrients. Some include as much as 4,000 to 5,000 percent of the government’s recommended daily allowance, or RDA. “Unless your doctor specifically recom- mends a mega-potency, it’s best to look for a supplement that doesn’t have an exceedingly high percentage of the RDA,” Grotto says. He suggests shooting for amounts a bit over 100 percent.

Finally, you could take your vitamins and minerals in a different delivery system. “There are plenty of other forms—capsules, liquids, powders, chewables,” Grotto says. “You should be able to find one that works for you.”

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