Vitamins play a crucial role in maintaining overall health and well-being—from boosting immunity to regulating gene expression. Whether you religiously take a daily multivitamin or have a specific vitamin regimen, understanding the best way to consume these essential nutrients is key. As a registered dietitian of over 20 years, there's one common question that I get from clients: Is it better to take vitamins on an empty stomach or with food?
In this blog, we'll explore the science behind taking vitamins on an empty stomach, the specific vitamins that can be taken without food, and those that are best absorbed when consumed with a meal. Let's get into it.