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					Multivitamins – A Ticket to Daily Health An increasingly number of the world’s population is now eager and int erested in looking after their health and in keeping tune with their well-being. It is important to note that this awareness is progressiv ely contributing to the creation of several health supplements to ben efit both the adults and the young ones. Dietary and vitamin suppleme nts have constantly proven their worth to health conscious individuals. An excellent daily multivitamin supplement does not only develop you r general bodily functions but also improves your mental and physica l condition and well being. Occasionally specification is needed in appropriately supplementing nutrients to deal with any individual ne eds. An example would be in heart disease patients, they would have to take in CoQ10 in preventing the said condition. Alzheimer’s disea se can be effectively prevented by a regular combination of Vitamin C and E intake. Multivitamin supplements necessarily include all the vitamins and nutr ients essential for recommended daily dosage. Multivitamin supplements may also be formulated to meet the needs of individual conditions lik e pregnancy and specific age brackets. It is a well settled fact that multivitamins in liquid form are more efficient than the ordinary pill forms. This is due to the fact that the body can easily absorb liquid nutrients five times more than ordinary multivitamins in tablet or ca psule form. Basically, the body needs 13 essential vitamins to function properly. In regulating the crucial performance of the body, it has to have vita mins A, B, C, D, E, K, B12, and the 7 B-complex vitamins. Majority of these vitamins are obtained by our body through the food that we eat. The danger of illness or even mortality is in the deficiency of some o f the essential vitamins. This is where vitamin supplementation comes in. It counteracts the illness caused by such deficiency. With this fa ct, it is very unlikely for someone to refuse vitamin supplementation on a daily basis. So the question now is, why is it necessary for indi viduals to take multivitamins when majority of our daily diet can prov ide us with the basic nutrients we need? It may not be compulsory, but everyone can profit from daily multivitamins. As previously mentioned, the clear benefit of daily intake of multiv

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itamins it to prevent vitamin/nutrient deficiency. Some personal cir cumstances may increase dietary needs. Pregnant women, during their first trimester, are recommended by their doctors to take multivitam ins. This does not only provide the mothers with sufficient nutritio n but also proper vitamins to benefit the unborn child inside their womb. Taking multivitamins everyday reduces the risk of transmitting malnutrition from a pregnant woman to her unborn baby. Other condit ions such as old age, alcoholism, smoking, and exposure to excessive pollution have long-term detrimental effects to the body system whi ch can be successfully counteracted by multivitamins. Stress is also one risk factor which needs serious supplementation t hat multivitamins can provide. Especially with people who have so mu ch to do and have a hard time in keeping up with their health needs, multivitamins are a must to keep them always on the go without any health complications in the long run. Stress formulations benefit bo th your mental ability and daily endurance. Aside from the mentioned benefits, daily multivitamins also minimize the risk of cancer or a ny cardiovascular disease. Several people, if not all, testify to have a feeling of comfortable h ealth in regularly taking in multivitamins. This is due to the synergi stic or combined effects of the supplemental ingredients found in mult ivitamins. A fat-soluble antioxidant vitamin, like the Vitamin E, work s to neutralize probable harmful free agents in the body. This vitamin also maintains healthy skin through protection of cell membranes, blo od circulation, heart, nerves, red blood cells, and muscles. Another a ntioxidant is the Vitamin C which effectively fights blood cell infect ion and is vital in collagen formation, wound healing, and formation o f bone structures, capillaries, and teeth. Vitamin is also helpful in the iron absorption from plant sources. Vitamins A, D, K and other sup plemental nutrients found in multivitamins have specific functions tha t benefit the bodily functions. While daily intake of multivitamins may have proven beneficial, it is not a 100% guarantee to be free of serious illness attributed to oth er factors. It is often a misconception that symptoms of disease may always be cured by taking multivitamins. Health experts have the bett er opinion of immediate medical assistance rather than resorting to m ultivitamins alone.

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