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Drugs—Supplements
One of the best ways a man can make sure his body is operating at its peak is by getting his recommended daily vitamins and minerals—either through diet or with the help of supplements and multivitamins.

Vitamins
  • A – No more than 2,500 IU
  • B6 – 4 mg a day
  • B12 – 25 mcg, in a supplement
  • C – 400 mg a day three times a day
  • D – 400 IU a day if under age 60; 600 IU a day if 60 or over
  • E – 400 to 800 IU a day
  • Folate (sometimes listed as vitamin B9) – 800 mcg a day
  • Thiamin – 25 mg
  • Riboflavin – 25 mg
  • Niacin – 30 mg a day
  • Biotin – 300 mg
  • Pantothenic acid – 30 mg

Minerals
  • Calcium – 600 mg twice a day
  • Magnesium – 400 mg a day
  • Selenium – 200 mcg a day
  • Zinc – 15 mg
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As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.

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