Side Effects of Vitamin Overdosing
Vitamins and minerals are very necessary for optimum health.
However, be careful when taking vitamins. Excessive amounts of vitamins in the body it would be detrimental.
Clinical Nutrition Specialist from the Faculty of medicine-RSCM, dr. Fiastuti Witjaksono, SpGK., Explaining that the vitamin A, D, E and K should be consumed in the right dosage. If excess will cause side effects.
“Vitamin A, D, E and K are fat soluble vitamins., If the excess fat soluble vitamins are stored in the liver and eventually can impair liver function. Addition, it can also cause excessive oxidation process,” he explained in a new show recently.
In contrast, vitamin B and C are safer for consumption. Both are types of water-soluble vitamins. “If the excess amount will be excreted through urine,” added dr. Fiastuti.