How Long Should it Take to See Results From Taking Vitamins?

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How Long Should it Take to See Results From Taking Vitamins?
Vitamins are designed to fill the nutritional gaps in people's diets; however, individual results may vary. (Vitamins and Supplements image by Scott Griessel from Fotolia.com)

Vitamin consumers typically see results in one to three months. Individual results vary based on the health of the person consuming the vitamin. Most professionals agree that a person with a deficiency may see results faster than a healthy person, but a healthy person will still benefit from taking vitamins.

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Results Will Not Be Seen at All

Some professionals argue that healthy vitamin consumers will not see any results. They claim a proper diet provides the required nutrients; therefore, excess nutrients are flushed from the system, making it pointless to take a vitamin. These professionals warn that overdosing on vitamins may even cause negative results.

How Long Should it Take to See Results From Taking Vitamins?
Some professionals believe vitamins are not needed because proper nutrition is provided through a healthful diet. (vitamins image by Wojciech Gajda from Fotolia.com)

Bottom Line

Vitamins fill the nutritional gaps in people's diets, but individual results vary based on the health of the consumer. Generally, results are seen within three months; however there are instances where no results are seen. Vitamin consumers should seek the advice of a medical professional.

How Long Should it Take to See Results From Taking Vitamins?
The best thing to do is consult a medical professional before starting a vitamin regimen. (senior doctor 10 image by Paul Moore from Fotolia.com)

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