SCI 241 Week 5 Checkpoint

SCI 241 Week 5 Checkpoint - recommended dose of 14-16 mg NE...

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Multivitamin Review Currently I am not taking a multi vitamin, but at one point I was frequently taking Rexall Multi-Vitamin Stress Formula Energy Metabolism on a daily basis. Due to me taking this vitamin everyday my body gets the proper vitamins it needs in order to function properly. It focuses on using vitamin b in order to help boost energy metabolism, support my immune and nervous system and to provide the things my body needs for day to day stress. It also gives my body vitamin c and e for overall health. When I looked at all of the information on the label of the bottle, each and every ingredient meets the daily requirement for adults, except for niacin. Niacin is a water soluble vitamin that provides the body with an added dosage; over the daily
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Unformatted text preview: recommended dose of 14-16 mg NE per day. When a person consumes a high dose of Niacin containing the tolerable upper intake level of 35 mg or more a day can be toxic (Grosvenor & Smolin, 2006). Some of the symptoms of toxicity are things like flushing of the skin, a tingling sensation in the hands and feet, a red skin rash, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, high blood sugar levels, abnormalities in liver function, and blurred vision (Grosvenor & Smolin, 2006). Even though this is a great multi vitamin, it does lack some of the vitamins that your body needs to function at 100% such as calcium, potassium, iron and phosphorus. Reference Grosvenor, M. B., & Smolin, L. A. (2006). Nutrition: Everyday choices . Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons....
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course SCI 241 241 taught by Professor Donna during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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