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I was doing workout last year and was regularly taking multivitamins and whey protein. But now, I am resting after a bone fracture, So I am no regular to Gym. I am not taking meat and heavy foods now so I am starting to feel weak. So Started taking multivitamins (Anavite from Gaspari Nutrition) again.

My doubt is taking multivitamins without a regular exercise ? Is it good or bad ? Will it speed my recovery ?

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I suggest you add to your question why you suspect it might be bad – Ivo Flipse Mar 30 '11 at 20:35
@Ivo - I fear the amount of high vitamin content may cause some disorders like (indigestion or ulcers or unknown problems) and I forgot to mention these vitamins are giving huge erections better than those old days. :( – nandu Mar 30 '11 at 20:50
my suggestion was to edit it into your answer not add it as a comment ;-) Either way, why do you think it's safe to take vitamins when you work out, but unsafe when you don't? Do you have any basis for that? – Ivo Flipse Mar 31 '11 at 5:25
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Are you taking a typical dose of multi vitamins? If so then keep it up. Thousands if not millions of people are taking a multi without exercising regularly. Taking a multi will help you stay healthier overall which will help you recover faster. For no other reason than your body doesn't have to work as hard to fight off illness.

I don't quite understand the train of thought between: you changed your diet, you started feeling weak, you took a multi vitamin. It seems to me that the change in diet is what's having the adverse effects on you and that is where you need to fix in order to feel less weak.

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Thanks, I will change the diet accordingly. – nandu Mar 31 '11 at 15:24

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