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Two of the ingredients, carnitine and phosphatidylserine, are created by the body but not in optimal amounts, which is why you also need to consume them in your diet, says lead study author Robert DiSilvestro, Ph.D., professor of human nutrition at The Ohio State University, who is working on developing a supplement called Vionica. Women may get some zinc and copper through multivitamins, but not enough. And multivitamins typically don’t include iron.