Week 5 checkpoint - In reading the Supplement Facts on a...

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In reading the Supplement Facts on a bottle of Centrum and comparing it to the tables in out reading material I have determined that along with the food we eat this multivitamin/multimineral supplement would most likely exceed most of the daily recommendations. But even though this product when taken along with the food we ingest the vitamins and minerals that would exceed the daily recommendations do not exceed the toxicity levels. Centrum offers 100% of B-vitamins, Pantothenic acid, vitamin D, and vitamin E as well as 150% of vitamin C, 125% of folic acid, 10% of biotin, no sodium, 2% potassium, 2% chloride, 20% of calcium, 11% phosphorus, and 25% magnesium. I do not eat many fruits and vegetables therefore, taking Centrum ensures that I am getting the proper amount of B-vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin E, and vitamin K. This product also ensures that I receive the proper amount of vitamin D, which is a vitamin that I may not be getting enough of because I live in Michigan where the sun does not shine very
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2010 for the course SCI/241 SCI/241 taught by Professor Tierapacklawyer during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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