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    Optimum Nutrition Opti-Men, Mens Daily Multivitamin Supplement with Vitamins C, D, E, B12, 240 Count
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    • We are aware that some consumers have reported product crumbling when Opti-Men tablets are removed from the original container and put into pill carrying cases. The product is safe to consume. The crumbling is due to excess exposure to moisture in the environment when put into the pill carrying cases. There have been isolated reports of crumbling in original bottle as well. We are implementing changes to increase the integrity of the tablet when stored in all containers. You may notice a change in a color of the tablet as a result.
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    • High-Potency Multivitamin for Active Men. 75+ Ingredients in 4 Performance Blends. 25 Vitamins & Essential Minerals and 1 Gram of Free Form Amino Acids, 1,500 IU of Vitamin D.

    Zarbee's Naturals Baby Multivitamin with Iron, Natural Grape Flavor, Contains vitamins A, C, D for Babies Ages 2 Months and Up, 2 Ounce Bottle
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    • ZARBEE'S TIP Iron naturally has a strong taste, and even with our organic-agave syrup and natural grape flavor, it may be unpleasant to some, Zarbee's tip: mixing the vitamin with food or drink can help soften the strong iron flavor
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Multivitamins during pregnancy linked to lower rates of autism with intellectual disability

Mothers who regularly took multivitamins during pregnancy were significantly less likely to give birth to children with autism and a co-occurring intellectual disability, according to new research out of Drexel University.

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The research team at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute analyzed data collected over more than a decade in Stockholm, Sweden, finding that the 30 percent decline in risk was specifically linked to autism with attached intellectual disabilities. There did not appear to be a similar outcome for the development of autism without intellectual disabilities.

“A potential link between supplement use during pregnancy and autism is intriguing because it suggests a possible avenue for risk reduction,” said Brian Lee, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and senior author of the study.

Is it ok to take calcium with vitamin D and a multivitamin?

I ask because my multivitamin already contains 400 IU of vitamin d.


Calcium needs vitamin D (and magnesium) to be absorbed.

There is some debate going on in the medical community as to what is the safe upper limit or maximum daily intake of vit-D. The old limit was 2,000 IU, but some researchers believe


Yes, it is ok to take these together.


Calcium needs vitamin D (and magnesium) to be absorbed.

There is some debate going on in the medical community as to what is the safe upper limit or maximum daily intake of vit-D. The old limit was 2,000 IU, but some researchers believe

Is it safe to take a multivitamin and a Vitamin D tablet, if you have a slight Vitamin D deficiency?



Yep. The overdose for vitamin D is like 100 times greater than in the pills for an adult

overdose around 100,000 IU.
Normal pill dose 1,000 IU


Vitamin D is a common deficiency, because so many of us never get out in the sun anymore, but it is sort of hard to get it balanced just right.

You might want to monitor it with a blood test after you have been on the D for awhile. --