The value of vitamins is still often questioned today. Much of this is due to medical studies' inability to provide definitive results in their effectiveness. However, many suggests that the problem isn't with the vitamins, but the science behind these studies. One factor is that their effects are highly dependent on the individuals.
Despite these, we can say with confidence that most people are likely to benefit from some form of vitamin supplements that are suitable to them.
Because no matter how balanced your diet, you are probably missing out on some key nutrients.
Electrolytes are charged particles that hold on to the water that enters your body. Without them, no matter how much water you guzzle, it will be urinated out and you'll remain dehydrated. So be sure to get enough electrolytes like magnesium, sodium & potassium.
Your red blood cells use iron to bond with and carry oxygen throughout body. Lack of iron means less oxygen is being circulated. However, our body are sensitive to iron, too much of it can be dangerous too. So be sure to get the right amount.
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The primary source of vitamin D is natural sunlight. So those who live in cold environment, and work long hours indoor are in general lack of it. Sunscreen also prevents body from metabolizing vitamin D. But you can't just pop vitamin D pills, it needs to get stored in body's fat and it is a slow process. So don't skip the sunlight.
Magnesium is a central to the cell functionality. It is an important part of nervous system, enabling it to send signals to muscles, telling them when to contract and release. It is especially important for athletes because it is the key to accelerate regeneration of body, bone and muscle.
Iodine prevents thyroid gland from getting over- or under-stimulated, and allowing it to produce hormones the body needs. Getting the right amount of it is key.
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Studies show a clear link between B12 and neurological disorders. It can counteract issues related to memory loss and cognitive impairment.
There are many ways and reasons vitamins might be able to improve our health.
It is important to find the right vitamin and take the appropriate dosage over a period of time to reap the benefits.
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