Most people avoid taking nutritional supplements on an empty stomach because they want to avoid a stomachache. But there’s another reason you should be taking your vitamins with food: absorption. The hydrochloric acid that is produced when you eat also helps your body absorb the nutrients from supplements like vitamins B, D, E, A, and K.*
Enhance your body’s absorption of supplements by taking the recommended dosage after a meal. Consider moving your supplements from the medicine cabinet to the kitchen counter as a way to remind yourself of the optimal time to take them.
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