Vitamin Mineral Supplements...why are they so popular?
Some of the Essential nutrients that must be consumed in the diet (including vitamin-mineral-supplements)
are manufactured in the body to some favorable limits.
because the body cannot synthesize (manufacture) them all.The food we eat every day contains about 95,000 substances of which only 300 are nutrients and 45 Essential nutrients thus the need for fill ups.
The following are among the essential nutrients
Nine Amino Acids out of twenty found in Proteins
Certain fatty acids, including Linoleic acid, Linolenic acid, Oleic acid and Stearic acid
Certain Minerals Including trace elements Like; Copper, Fluoride, Iodine, Zinc, potassium and Iron
B vitamin deficiency results in many problems such as nausea, severe exhaustion, irritability, forgetfulness, depression, loss of appetite and weight, pain in muscles, impairment of the immune response, loss of control of the limbs, abnormal heart beat, severe skin problems and many more.
Helps in the prevention of oxidative damage in the body caused by free radicle cells.
Helping reduce asthma in some asthmatics.
Has Protective effects for cancer of the oral cavity.
Reduces the risk of degenerative diseases associated with aging.
Enhancing the immune response and thus protecting against infection.
It plays a leading role of supplements needed for daily diet by aiding in the proper absorption of calcium mineral for stronger bones and teeth Vitamin D has been shown to support prostate, breast, colon, ovarian health. It also supports a healthy immune system in adults. unfortunately as the vitamin is stored under the skin and stimulated by sun shine, people living in areas of low to no sun shine should expect reduced stimulating levels of vitamin D.
This site is only for informational purposes. It is not intended to be used for medical diagnosis or prescription for any of the associated ailments. For specific medical advice, diagnosis and treatment, please consult your naturopath or your health professional.