When to Take Supplements on an Empty Stomach

874Most people assume all supplements should be taken on a full stomach to help with absorption, but that only applies to fat-soluble supplements. Some supplements that are derived from amino acids like N-acetyl cysteine, GABA, L-arginine, carnitine and glutamine respond better when taken on an empty stomach. Water soluble vitamins B and C can be taken on an empty stomach too.*

Do some research online to determine the optimal time to take your supplements. For those supplements that direct you to take them on an empty stomach, try to take your dose either two hours after a meal or thirty minutes before a meal.

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*http://www.bengreenfieldfitness.com/2011/12/pill-popping-101-when-to-take-supplements/
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