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what is the best vitamin to give a 15 year old amateur boxer

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what is the best vitamin to give a 15 year old amateur boxer athlete? When he fights he has to come down in weight.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 8 months ago.
HI--not sure what you mean by the weight point--can you clarify that please?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.

He fights at 119lbs. when he is not fighting he goes up to like 125-127lbs

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 8 months ago.
OK but what is it about vitamins that you think might help him?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.

Well he sometimes gets tired easy I know that the doctor had gave me vitamin d to give him a while back. I just want him to be good with vitamins as he also is a picky eater


 

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 8 months ago.
I see. In that case he should take a daily multivitamin, perhaps Centrum, along with a vitamin B complex and extra vitamin C. Vitamin D as a supplement would be fine if his vitamin D levels were actually low, but one can overdose on vitamin D if they aren't. Omega 3 fatty acid would also be a good supplement.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.

DO you know of one that I can get all in one or should I ask his doctor for some?


 

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 8 months ago.
Well, the multivitamin like Centrum basically has all the recommended daily allowances for all of them but you can also get over the counter B complex, C, and omega 3 without a prescription. I see no need for prescription vitamins here.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.

is the one in the picture i sent you good?

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 8 months ago.
Sorry--whatever that was is a blank page. Try again or tell me what's in the picture
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.

This is the label

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 8 months ago.
OK--excellent. That alone would give him all he needs.
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