Vitamins and minerals are essential for our normal healthy living. Most of our requirements of Vitamins can be met from our daily balanced diet. In the absence of a balanced diet we may need to supplement vitamins thru supplements. Clinical studies have shown that 1 in 3 of the population tend to have vitamin deficiency.
While most vitamin requirements are met by our balanced diet, Vitamin D needs to be an area of focus. Intake of Vitamin can only be had thru direct exposure to sunlight. Absence of Vitamin D can lead to weakening of the density of our bones. It’s important that we get as much sunshine on to our body as possible.
With growing awareness of the importance and the knowledge of vitamins, the usage of vitamin supplement has grown. Most of us tend to buy these as OTCs (Over the Counter).The Vitamin Supplement industry is not fully accredited and there are a large range of supplements that are not accredited by the Drug approval authorities. It is important that we take advice of a Medical practioner (Doctor) before we start on a course of vitamin supplements.
Use of Vitamins supplements helps across age group and gender. Supplements are used by students and professional to enhance their memory and performance in academics and professional life. Expecting mothers during their pregnancy use Folic acid supplements to avoid birth defects and have a safe and comfortable childbirth.
While the use of supplements helps in bringing a healthy life, the importance of a balanced and nourishing diet with an active life is the key to live life to it fullest. A balanced diet and active life enables us to have healthy life and sharp brain power…
Lead life to the full!!!!!!!