vitamin advice - what's best?

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   Posted 11/10/2009 5:50 PM (GMT -7)   
any advice on the best multivitamin for someone with small intestine activity? my instinct is that a liquid vitamin would be easier to absorb, but every dietician and MD i've talked to so far says makes no difference, and a few have even recommended Flintstones (that strikes me as strange, Flinstones don't have the full range).  Any advice on particularly good brands would be appreciated.
 
Any also, any advice on calcium and fish oils - which products are the best?  Thanks all.

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   Posted 11/10/2009 5:54 PM (GMT -7)   
I take Flintstone Chewables for two reasons. Tablet type multivitamins like One-A-Day or Centrum caused me lots of stomach upset. Also, if I was having lots of diarrhea, the tablets sometimes came out without breaking down. The chewables are easier to digest. There are different types of Flintstones and other children's chewables. Most children's vitamins give dosing for adults on the packages.
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   Posted 11/10/2009 6:26 PM (GMT -7)   
I use the nutrinate chewable since I am a woman of childbearing age.
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