Knowing when you should take your supplements can help you make sure that your body is getting all the nutrients it needs. In this article, we discuss which vitamins to take on a full or empty stomach.
By Vishu Chandrasekhar
Taking dietary supplements during pregnancy is key to ensuring that you and your baby are fully nourished. It’s beneficial to take your supplements at the same time every day, in order to develop a healthy habit and make sure your body is provided with necessary nutrients on a daily basis. What many don’t know, however, is that whether you take your supplement on an empty stomach or not is also important. What’s the best way to take vitamins, on a full or empty stomach? Let’s dive in.
What is the proper way to take supplements? It depends
The body breaks down and absorbs different vitamins and minerals in different ways. While some vitamins and minerals are best absorbed with food, others require an empty stomach. Knowing when you should take your supplements can help you make sure that your body is getting all the nutrients it needs. These are general guidelines; always read the label and follow instructions!