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Recommended brands of vitamins in the UK please?

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by Bunchy, Aug 8, 2014.

  1. Bunchy

    Bunchy Senior Member

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    Hi,

    The immunologist I see has recommended Vit C at 1g a day (I have repeated and chronic viral infections) but even 500mg sometimes causes me to have a stomach upset due to bowel inflammation and a sensitive stomach all round.

    Can anyone recommend what type of vit C I can take that would be OK for a sensitive stomach? Any brands people find that are good but NOT too expensive?

    He also recommended Vit D (cholocalciferol form) as my vit D levels were on the low side despite having recently returned from a very hot and sunny beach vacation abroad! - again any recommended not too pricey brands?

    Finally where are people sourcing B12 in the UK and what brands are people using now? I'm a bit wary of Amazon for B12 these days in case of storage issues eg getting too hot etc!

    Thanks,

    Bunchy x
     
  2. Critterina

    Critterina Senior Member

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    Liposomal vitamin C is the better quality and I don't think I know of anyone who gets tummy troubles with it, but it's pricey. Have you thought of getting a smaller dose or breaking the pills apart and just taking it more often to get your daily total?
     
  3. ukxmrv

    ukxmrv Senior Member

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    I can tolerate Ester type Vitamin C without the stomach aches. Had terrible problems previously and could never tolerate it. Can now take 2-3 grams easily.

    Started with the Solgar Brand from the Nutricentre (25% discount if you belong to some of the charities and groups).

    http://www.nutricentre.com/p-54696-ester-c-1000mg.aspx?gclid=CKesjcSBh8ACFfOhtAodeEMAaQ


    The Nutricentre also have B12's but I am still experimenting and am not confident on brands as yet.

    ( I have no financial interest in the Nutricentre BTW)

    Good luck.
     
  4. Bunchy

    Bunchy Senior Member

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    Thanks :) Good idea to break it up and take it in smaller chunks during the day. I will try the Solgar Ester C since that is the one I was considering anyway!

    Bunchy
     
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