(Closed) GNC Women’s Ultra Mega Vitamins

posted 8 years ago in Wellness
Post # 3
2207 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

thats normal.  When your body takes in excess nutrients, it doesnt absorb them all and they excrete in your urine.  I take the Ultra Megas or the PreNatals from there (Ive also taken Trader Joes Prenatals) and they all make mine neon yellow or green =o)

Post # 4
1110 posts
Bumble bee

Yup!  That’s what they do.  Most multivitamins are crammed with B, so your body just gets rid of the rest, making your pee (and other secretions, sometimes) neon yellow.

I was taking the GNC women’s vitamin (in the purple box, I don’t remember which it was), but got tired of two horse pills a day and highlighter-pee.

Then I switched to solotron, and got annoyed with highlighter-pee. 

Then I switched to Natrol’s hair-skin-nails formula, which is alright, but it also does highlighter-pee, and I am getting tired of it, so I’ve stopped taking it for a while.

I have a bottle of HSN I got at walmart, but it’s three horse-pills a day… but it doesn’t turn my pee neon…  I’m waiting to run out of the Natrol first before I go back to it.

There seems to be a common theme with me and vitamins…  

Post # 5
4466 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Hmmmm…I take One a Day for Women and I’ve never had any of this…

Post # 7
18643 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I would be cautious about taking those vitamins.  In my nutrition class back in undergrad my teacher told us to NEVER EVER take a pill that has more than 100% of daily value of any nutrient and that one has 1000% DV on some things.  Some of them do have side effects from over exposure too.

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