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Vitamin supplements & the benefits

Over the past few years it has become increasingly accepted the benefits of vitamin supplements being taken on a regular basis. There are also probably three reasons that we are in greater need of vitamins than in the past.

  1. Over the past fifty years there has been a dramatic reduction in the vitamins in the food we eat, due to modern farming methods and soil depletion, and the storing, drying, freezing, and processing of food.

  2. Many people eat a diet which contains junk food, and other sources of vitamin deficient food.

  3. We are exposed to a whole range of toxins and pollutants on a daily basis.

Of course there are dozens of vitamin supplements that help top up vitamins that are important to our bodies - each with different benefits. Some of the main ones include:

  • Vitamin A :

    An important antioxidant, it also plays a part in maintaining healthy vision, boosting your immune system and healing wounds, and performs a whole host of functions to keep your skin looking good - keeping cells healthy, relieving skin disorders, and treating acne and wrinkles.

  • Vitamin B12 :

    Essential to avoid fatigue, anaemia, and nerve damage. It also plays a key role in numerous brain functions, including helping to prevent depression and memory problems.

  • Vitamin C :

    Probably the best known vitamin. An antioxidant, it has a role to play in boosting your immune system, protecting arteries, and healing wound.

  • Vitamin E :

    Also an antioxidant, and has been implicated in helping to prevent heart disease, some cancers, as well as boosting your immune system.



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