Popping vitamins and minerals, not to mention other prescription drugs, is fairly common nowadays. To get the full benefits of a vitamin supplements, just follow these simple tips:
- Check packaging instructions on whether to take your supplements with food or on an empty stomach.
- Don't keep different medicines or supplements in one container as they may react with each other.
- Take supplements only with water that is at room temperature. Hot or chilled drinks can damage them and reduce their effectiveness.
- Try not to drink stimulating beverages immediately before or after taking your supplements as they may interfere with absorption of nutrients.