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Question: Over use of vitamins


 Mostafa El Awady - Wed Dec 15, 2004 2:41 pm

my problem is i don't eat much useful food so my body doesn't get all of its needs, my question is what if i replaced the natural useful food that i don't eat with vitamins, will this be harmful, i mean does the overuse of vitamins lead to harmful results with time.

Thanks
 Dr. A. Saif - Wed Dec 15, 2004 3:11 pm

User avatar Dear Mostafa,

As you know, vitamins and minerals are important, but are only required in small amounts compared to other components of a diet, i.e. protein, carbohydrates, fats, fibre etc. Without these it is like making a piece of furniture with just the nails and screws, my friend.

Saif

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