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.
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
Oprah Radio host Dr. Mehmet Oz talks to Dr. Joel Fuhrman about his book Eat For Health: Lose Weight, Keep It Off, Look Younger, Live Longer and about the importance of eating certain foods to fight disease and stay slim permanently.