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mul·ti·vi·ta·min

(mŭl′tə-vī′tə-mĭn)
n.
A preparation containing many vitamins.
adj.
Containing many vitamins.

multivitamin

(ˌmʌltɪˈvɪtəmɪn)
adj
(Pharmacology) containing several vitamins
n
(Pharmacology) a preparation, usually in tablet form, containing several vitamins

mul•ti•vi•ta•min

(ˌmʌl tɪˈvaɪ tə mɪn, ˈmʌl tɪˌvaɪ-)

adj.
1. containing or consisting of several vitamins.
n.
2. a compound of several vitamins.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.multivitamin - a pill or tablet containing several vitamins
vitamin pill - a pill containing one or more vitamins; taken as a dietary supplement
vitamin - any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism
Translations

multivitamin

adj multivitamínico; n multivitamínico, polivitamínico (Esp)
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Centrum Specialist multivitamins is a new enhanced line of complete multivitamins with key nutrients to address specific health priorities.
NEW YORK -- Pfizer Consumer Healthcare has introduced Centrum VitaMints, which the company says is a "refreshing and complete multivitamin that provides a more enjoyable experience for consumers to get essential nutrients, and joins other Centrum products to form one of the most comprehensive lines of multivitamins on the market.
LabDoor, San Francisco, CA, assessed 75 of the best-selling multivitamins and found that many of the most popular supplements on the market were mislabeled or contained less nutrients than product labels claimed.
However, they note that there was "no consistent pattern of harm from nutritional dosages of multivitamins," reestablishing the safety profile of the multivitamin.
Multivitamins may have as few as two micronutrients (vitamins and minerals), and the amounts of each may be minute or way too much.
Supplementation of multivitamins in formulated diets is indispensable because blending feed ingredients may not ensure that all the essential vitamins such as Vitamin A, D, E, folic acid, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine, riboflavin, and so on are present in the correct amount required for chickens.
LINE OF PRENATAL MULTIVITAMINS: Advanced Nutrition by Zahler, a brand of natural vitamins and nutritional supplements, has expanded its lineup of prenatal multivitamins to include Prenatal+DHA 300.
TAKING multivitamins during pregnancy is a waste of money for most women, researchers have concluded.
The review said pregnant women might feel coerced into buying expensive multivitamins to give their baby the best start in life.
According to the company, the two in one formula helps make it simpler for consumers to take their supplements by reducing the number of pills taken each day and is the first leading brand to combine the National Eye Institute recommended AREDS2 nutrient formula with other essential vitamins and minerals typically found in daily multivitamins.
The 2-in-1 formula helps make it simpler for consumers to take their supplements by reducing the number of pills taken each day and is the first leading brand to combine the National Eye Institute recommended AREDS2 nutrient formula with other essential vitamins and minerals typically found in daily multivitamins.
Healthy men who take multivitamins for 20-plus years may lower their risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a long-term prospective study published in the journal of Nutrition.