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SUPPLEMENTS FOR A HEALTHY MAN AGE 40-60

Given the limited nature of products that are currently available, here is a reasonable set of supplements to be discussed with a physician, linked to pages where dosage is discussed.

Ingredient
Dosage
% Daily Value
Vitamin C, ascorbic acid
500 mg in morning and at night
1,111%
Vitamin D, cholecalciferol
1,000 iu
250%
Vitamin E, alpha- or mixed tocopherols
200 iu
666%
fish oil, 180EPA, 120DHA
7 times a week
n/a
aspirin, 325 mg, standard pill
3 times a week
n/a
SAMe
200mg
n/a
Juvenon
1 tablet
n/a
Resveratrol
1 tablet
n/a
Melatonin
3 mg 4 nights a week
n/a
Vitamin B6, pyridoxal
1.0 mg
50
Vitamin B9, folic acid
200 mcg
50
Vitamin B12, cyanocobalamin
3.35 mcg
55
Vitamin K, phylloquinone (update)
350 mcg
300
Calcium (calcium phosphate)
0
0
Zinc (zinc gluconate)
0 except colds
0

Eat a good diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables. One particularly needs vitamins B6, B9, and B12. If you don't get enough veggies, consider a B-complex, but be sure it contains Folic Acid, B9, as many do not.

There is likely advantage to obtaining the vitamin E containing gamma-tocopherol.

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