Thursday, August 27, 2009
Vitamins are useful
Let me tell you it is a vitamin that is and how it can be useful. Vitamin A is an organic compound and are essential to help your body to grow and stay healthy. What this means in simple terms, is that vitamin A is a natural chemical. Of essential vitamins, thirteen important, the lack of any one of them can mean that they are deficient in certain vitamins.
Vitamins are of two distinct types, the soluble and water soluble. Of the major vitamins A, D, E and K are fat soluble and B vitamins, and soluble in water. Water soluble vitamins are not stored in the body and therefore they must be covered regularly.
In general, if you have a normal balanced diet should provide your body the vitamins it needs, but if your diet is not totally balanced, then you may need to supplement the vitamins you get in your diet. This shows that vitamin supplements can be helpful. Some of these may suggest that you may need help with your intake of vitamins.
Vitamin B12 is found in the flesh so this is something that vegetarians should be aware. Vitamin C and B may be absent in the elderly. People who work night shifts could be a lack of vitamin D the body produces during the day. People with a lot of work, people under pressure, and those suffering from stress may be a lack of vitamin B and C. People with diets may also have a lack of vitamins 2. Vitamin B may be missing in heavy drinkers and vitamin C may be a problem area for heavy smokers and heavy drinkers.
The usual way to get vitamins into your body through the mouth. Some vitamins can be taken by injection, such as vitamin B12, but it is important that this is only done by a duly qualified medical practitioner. When taking vitamins orally, which must pass through your digestive system and strong acids in the stomach can destroy much of the usefulness of vitamins that they have to make sure you take the recommended dose, no more no less, but the recommended dose.
I have ruined your opinion about vitamins, but you must remember that while it may have a healthy and balanced diet, the natural processes of your body can destroy the value of absorption of vitamins. If you want to help preserve the effectiveness of eating fresh food and cook just a little help to increase the usefulness of vitamins.
Vitamin supplements can be used to help boost vitamin deficiencies you may have and extra vitamins are more readily available (and used) in the form of tablets. Vitamin pills can be of various types of vitamins or single vitamin. The decision as to what you take is yours, unless of course you have been advised to take supplements of vitamin A by your doctor. Vitamin C is often taken in winter and the time that preceded it. This has been shown to help maintain the common cold at bay.
You should only take vitamins to supplement a balanced diet and not go overboard, so taking vitamin A supplements in moderation. Take only what you need and nothing more, and if your diet is as good as it should be, then you may not need vitamin supplements. You must remember that they are, as the name implies, supplements and are not intended to replace a well balanced diet. Be sensible and use of dietary supplements with caution.