megavitamin


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meg·a·vi·ta·min

 (mĕg′ə-vī′tə-mĭn)
n.
A dose of a vitamin greatly exceeding the recommended daily allowance.

megavitamin

(ˈmɛɡəˌvɪtəmɪn)
n
a pill containing a large amount of vitamins

meg•a•vi•ta•min

(ˈmɛg əˌvaɪ tə mɪn; Brit. also -ˌvɪt ə-)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or using very large amounts of vitamins: megavitamin therapy.
n.
2. megavitamins, doses of vitamins much larger than the recommended dietary allowances.
[1965–70]

meg·a·vi·ta·min

(mĕg′ə-vī′tə-mĭn)
A dose of a vitamin that is much greater than the amount required to maintain health.
Translations

megavitamin

n. megavitamina, dosis de vitamina en exceso de la cantidad normal requerida diariamente.
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The study reviewed research published on the sugar-restricted, additive-free Feingold Diet, megavitamin therapies, omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and the suspected link between ADHD and a "Western-style" high-fat, low-fiber diet.
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About 50% indicated that they would refer patients for such CAM practices as massage therapy, hypnosis, acupuncture and yoga, but few doctors were willing to refer patients for herbal and megavitamin therapies.
Ascorbic Acid-Induced Uricosuria: A Consequence of Megavitamin Therapy," Ann.
A: In general, there is no need to take megavitamin supplements.
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