Unformatted text preview: e may be contaminated with hazardous
amounts of arsenic, cadmium, mercury, &
lead Supplements with Vit. D can cause toxicity if
excessive If taken in amounts 2x the
If recommendation, excess blood calcium
occurs Urinary tract stones or kidney damage
may occur Disturbance in the acid-base balance of
the blood causing alkalosis
the Constipation, intestinal bloating, &
excess Proper way to take a
Supplement: Between meals or at different times throughout the day
Divide the doses in half, one in the morning, one in the
evening, to get the best absorption
Consider the form they come in and their absorbability
Consider calcium carbonate: take w/meals and
calcium citrate: take without regard to food –
absorption is not affected].
absorption Read the labels and make sure they do not
Don't take excessive amounts
Don't If you live in the north and/or don’t get
If enough sun, vitamin D should be taken
with calcium. 200 to 400 IU of D per 1000 mg. of
Calcium Food is still the best way to obtain your
Reminder: PIP article & summary due today (with
PIP graded bib)
graded PDE Parts 10 and 11 due on Tuesday Oct.
26 Exam 2 study guide is on blackboard.
Exam Exam on Thurs. Oct. 28th.
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