off any Centrum® Silver® Multivitamin 100ct or larger
What are the benefits of taking a multivitamin such as Centrum®?
Multivitamins are intended to be used as part of an overall healthy lifestyle and can help fill the gap in one’s diet to help ensure people get the recommended amount of key vitamins and minerals needed each day. Take multivitamins as part of a healthy diet and exercise.
How do Centrum Specialist® Prenatal multivitamins support my health during pregnancy?
Your daily nutrition requirements of certain nutrients increase (particularly for folic acid, calcium and iron) during pregnancy to support development of the baby as well as the increased demands on your body. Centrum Specialist® Prenatal is a complete multivitamin paired with a DHA softgel designed to meet your nutritional needs before, during, and after pregnancy while breastfeeding.
How does Centrum Specialist® Prenatal support the healthy growth and development of my baby?
Centrum Specialist® Prenatal provides essential micronutrients for the growth and development of your baby. Adequate levels of folic acid along with other nutrients may help to reduce the risk of neural tube defects and ultimately improve birth outcomes. What’s more, the Centrum Specialist® Prenatal DHA softgel supports the baby’s healthy eye and brain development.*
Why should I take Centrum Specialist® Prenatal if I’m thinking of becoming pregnant?
The nutrients in Centrum Specialist® Prenatal may help increase the chances of creating a healthy and nutritious environment for a baby to develop. Birth defects and anomalies can form early in pregnancy, before a woman realizes she is pregnant. By taking a prenatal multivitamin with folic acid, you are helping to ensure that your developing baby gets a good start with the necessary nutrients.
Why should I take Centrum Specialist® Prenatal after pregnancy?
Centrum Specialist® Prenatal may be taken after pregnancy, while you are breastfeeding. A mother’s nutritional needs remain increased during breastfeeding. Centrum Specialist® Prenatal has a customized ratio of DHA and EPA to help optimize DHA levels of the mother’s breastmilk for the infant’s growth and development.*
What does folic acid do?
Folic acid is required for normal cell division including protein metabolism, the formation of DNA and neurotransmitters. In addition, folic acid plays a role in healthy birth outcomes.
What are DHA and EPA?
DHA and EPa are omega 3 essential fatty acids that play important roles in the development of our bodies. DHA is an essential component of the brain and eyes and is important for healthy visual and mental development in utero and through infancy. Studies show that EPA may help with the transport of DHA across the placenta.
How do Centrum Specialist® Vision multivitamins support my vision health?
Centrum Specialist® Vision offers a complete daily multivitamin/multimineral with carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin, to help maintain healthy vision.*
What do lutein and zeaxanthin do?
The carotenoids, lutein (10mg) and zeaxanthin (2mg), concentrate in the macular area of the eye and can protect against oxidative stress.
How do vitamins A, C, E and zinc support my vision health?
These nutrients are known to play a role in maintaining eye health and structure along with having antioxidant properties and support vision sharpness, acuity, and healthy eyes as you age.
How does Centrum Specialist® Vision support glare reduction?
Emerging science suggests that the nutrients in the product – lutein (10mg) and zeaxanthin (2mg) – Play a role in the eye's ability to respond after exposure to glare. They help the eye speed up recovery and increase resistance to blinding lights.
How is Centrum Specialist® Energy specially formulated to support my energy needs?
Centrum Specialist® Energy is an enhanced complete multivitamin. It is specially formulated with Ginseng and higher levels*1 of B vitamins such as niacin, thiamin, riboflavin as well as vitamins B6 and B12.
What are the benefits of Ginseng and B vitamins?
B-vitamins (such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, B6, B12, biotin and pantothenic acid) play an important role in converting proteins, fats and carbohydrates to energy. For thousands of years, ginseng root has been used in China, Korea, and Japan because of its reported benefit of feelings of vitality and wellbeing.*
How is Centrum Specialist® Heart specially formulated to support my heart health‡‡?
Centrum Specialist® Heart is an enhanced complete multivitamin. It is specially formulated with heart-healthy nutrients, such as vitamins B6, B12, and E as well as folic acid.
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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
+ Compared to Centrum® Adult formula.
^ Key nutrients absorbed in a 9 year study on a prior formulation of a Centrum multivitamin were: Vitamins C, E, B12, riboflavin, and folic acid.
^^ Among leading brands. Based on number of nutrients with an RDI.
**Refers to Vitamins C, E, and Beta-Carotene.
‡‡Not a replacement for cholesterol-lowering drugs.
1 As compared to Centrum Silver Adult.
2 Emerging science is suggesting that key nutrients such as Lutein and Zeaxanthin help support healthy macular pigment which plays a role in the eyes ability to respond after exposure to glare.
3 This product is not intended to provide daily intake of Lutein. Take with a diet rich in fruits and vegetables.
4 Based upon doctor recommendations and sales.
5 Refers to Vitamins C and E.
7 Centrum Silver multivitamins currently available in stores have since been updated and improved to reflect advances in nutritional science
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