Debunking the Hype on Vitamin Supplements

Amanda Izquierdo

"Vitamin C is a water soluble vitamin. It's also sometimes referred to as ascorbic acid. So you may see that on ingredient labels and just know that that's vitamin C. It is crucial for the production of collagen and neurotransmitters and it's also involved in protein metabolism." - Amanda Izquierdo, MPH, RD, LDN

Do you know your vitamins? Did you know that most vitamins fall into two broad categories? And an excess of one category actually gets flushed right out of you! Find out if vitamin supplements actually live up to the hype! In this episode, registered dietitian Amanda Izquierdo shares this and so much more! Amanda is a Chicago based dietitian and food and nutrition consultant. She has spent her career working with food, beverage, and ingredient companies, and marketing and public relations agencies to help brands effectively and credibly communicate their nutrition stories. She also works virtually with busy people to eliminate confusion around healthy eating and build confidence about their food choices.

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