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					Pick a letter of the alphabet and chances are you 鈥檙 e going to find a vitamin for it.
With all the vitamins out there, how do you know which one fits your need? You don
鈥檛 want to grab an A when you are looking for a C! Maybe you just need a
multi-vitamin. Let 鈥檚 look at some of the more common vitamins and why they are
used.
 Vitamin A
 it 鈥檚 a sunny day and you escape back inside. When you do, you notice your eyes
adjusting from the change in light. That is Vitamin A working. Vitamin A, also called
retinol is for your eyes. The easy way I remember that Vitamin A is for eyesight is a
pneumonic device. I say the sentence, 鈥淲 hen it 鈥檚 bright outside the sun tickles
my soul 鈥? I then think to myself, Hey there 鈥檚 no A 鈥檚 in that sentence and I
associate my eyes with Vitamin A. Go ahead, you try it.
 Vitamin B
 Vitamin B plays an essential role in growth, development, and a variety of other
bodily functions. There are tons of different types of B vitamins. A balanced diet that
includes 5 daily servings of fruits and vegetables will get you your recommended
daily dosage but many of us don 鈥檛 get enough fruits and veggies. A vitamin B
supplement can help you. I have always associated Vitamin B with a Big Black Bear.
My mother used to tell me that if I did not eat my vegetables a Big Black Bear would
sneak into my room at night and eat all of my toys. Be Safe from Bears, Take your
vitamin B.
 Benefits of Vitamin B
 鈥?Support and increase the rate of metabolism 鈥?Maintain healthy skin and
muscle tone 鈥?Enhance immune and nervous system function 鈥?Promote cell
growth and division, including that of the red blood cells that help prevent anemia
鈥?Reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer All B vitamins are water-soluble, and are
dispersed throughout the body. Most of the B vitamins must be replenished regularly,
since any excess is excreted in the urine
 Vitamin C
 Everyone has heard of Vitamin C. You don 鈥檛 want scurvy do you? Most people
think Vitamin C helps protect you against the common cold. Yeah, not so much but it
does help provide protection against immune system deficiencies cardiovascular
disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling. Again you
can get your Vitamin C through fruits and veggies but really, who eats enough of them.
Go get a cheap Vitamin C supplement and you should be all set. I guess the best way
to remember Vitamin C is to remember it as a cure for a Cold. Then once you
remember that, think to yourself          o it 鈥檚 not. Then you are confused and
confused starts with a C.
 I hope my simple guide to some of the most common vitamins helps you out. The
main point is that most of us don 鈥檛 take advantage of the proper diet to get the
daily recommended doses of our vitamins. An easy way to fix this is with
supplementation. You can find all of these vitamins and more online at
SupplementsToGo.com or call them at 1-877-517-4652

				
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