Did You Know…

Vitamin Packaging by colindunn
Vitamin Packaging, a photo by colindunn on Flickr.

 

Did you know…

 

That taking oral contraceptives may decrease the body’s ability to absorb vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C, folic acid, magnesium and zinc?

That using laxatives may decrease the body’s ability to absorb vitamins A, D, E, K, calcium and potassium?

That antacids may get in the way of the body taking in vitamins A, B1, calcium, copper, folic acid, iron and phosphorus?

Tobacco can get in the way of vitamins B6 and C absorption?