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  • How to Take Magnesium Supplements

    Dosage – How Much Magnesium Should You Take

    The standard dose for magnesium supplements is between 200 and 400mg of magnesium daily. Most magnesium supplements fall within this limit; however, you can also find supplements with higher dosages per pill.

    Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA) for Magnesium

    For Adults:

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  • folate or folic acid pills
  • How to Choose the Right Folate or Folic Acid Supplement

    Folate and Folic Acid – an Introduction

    Folate is a water soluble vitamin, also known as vitamin B9. This vitamin is vital for DNA and RNA production, cell division and production of different amino acids in the body.

    The word folate is used as an umbrella term that includes different molecular forms of folate found in food as well as those created synthetically in laboratories.

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  • Things to Know Before Taking Folate or Folic Acid Supplement

    Folate is an essential nutrient from the vitamin B complex. Having sufficient folate is crucial for maintaining general health as well as preventing and alleviating several medical conditions.

    Folate and folic acid are terms that are often used interchangeably. However, they are not the same.

    Folate refers to various chemical forms of folate that are found in food sources or circulate in human body...
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  • Folate and Folic Acid: Health Benefits and Common Uses

    What are Folate and Folic Acid

    Folate is a form of water soluble B vitamin, called vitamin B9. The term encompasses different forms of folate – both natural as well as synthetic folates.

    Our body uses folate for making our DNA and other genetic material.  Folate also plays an important role in the divison of cells. It is essential for our health and can be taken for preventing or alleviating a...
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  • inositol capsules
  • Choosing the Right Inositol Supplement For Your Needs

    Inositol is a vitamin-like substance that people take for various medical conditions as well as for maintaining general health. 

    Inositol is most renowned for its ability to improve insulin sensitivity and help blood sugar control. It also affects important chemical messengers in the brain (for example, the neurotransmitter serotonin), lifts mood and helps with many mental health conditions. Last, but not...
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  • Things to Know Before Taking Inositol Supplement

    Dosage – How Much Inositol Should You Take

    There is no general recommendation for inositol supplements. Instead, your dosage of inositol depends largely on the condition for which you are taking it.

    Most inositol supplements on the market contain myo-inositol. This type of inositol is also the one, which is most commonly found in natural sources and most extensively studied for use in different...
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  • Health Benefits and Common Uses of Inositol

    What is Inositol

    Inositol is a type of sugar alcohol. Its chemical structure is similar to glucose. Inositol tastes about half as sweet as sugar table – sucrose.

    Typically, when you come across the word inositol, this refers to its most common form, called myo-inositol. Myo-inositol can be found in many food sources, such as oranges, rice bran, and cantaloupes. Even so, some people have problems...
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