vitamin supplements ?

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  1. eye6769

    eye6769 Vegetarian who lives2eat

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    Does anyone take vitamin supplement such as evening primrose oil or cod liver oil ?
    Do you have to count them as syns ?
     
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    I take supplements which include Evening Primrose oil as I have pains in my hands caused by carpal tunnel (and I worry about my intake to calcium as take very little milk) but I don't syn them. I wonder should I syn them?
     
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    I take, a Multivitamin & Mineral tablet, Cod Liver Oil, Evening Primrose Oil and a B6 tablet every day - but I don't syn them, I've never thought about doing it actually. X
     
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    I just thought as it is a 'fat' that is should count as a syn ?
     
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    Oops....never gave it a thought I'm afraid, I suppose I should be counting a couple of syns for the Cod liver and Evening Primrose Oil.....What do you think?
     
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    Will try to find something on website
     
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    1 tsp is 2 syns, cod liver oil, but i dont think there is a whole teaspoon in a capsule, but it would soon add up if you were taking a couple plus evening primrose oil or any others
     
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    I might start counting 1/2 syn towards my multi with primrose oil. Thanks for raising the issue hun it was something I had never thought of! x
     
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    Thank you, I will add ½ a syn I think, there is not only about half a teaspoon in both the evening primrose and cod liver oil I should think.
     
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