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Supplements Everyone Should Take

Dietary supplements have been widely used across the world. Health experts recommend it mainly to people who do not consume a nutritious variety of foods to maintain good health. Combining these supplements with well-balanced diet improves health and fitness of individual. So do you need a daily supplement? Let us find out.

Below are the list of must have supplements.

Multivitamin

Even if you are following MyHealthline, it is likely that you may be deficient in some vitamins and minerals due to the decrease in intake of nutrient dense foods, stress and many other reasons. Therefore, the best way is to add a high quality multivitamin. Choose a multivitamin, which contains vitamin A, C, E, K, BIOTIN, CALCIUM, FOLATE, ZINC, MAGNESIUM AND SELINIUM.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is necessary for building and maintaining healthy bones. That’s because the calcium is absorbed by body when vitamin d is present. And we all know that calcium is the building block of healthy and strong bones. Vitamin D is not found in many foods but there are some like fortified milk and fatty fish (salmon). Research suggest that most of the Indians are deficient in vitamin d. So the safe bet is to go with a vitamin d supplement.

Vitamin B12

It is an essential nutrient that your body cannot make own its own. Therefore, you need to get it from your food or supplements. Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin with largely non-vegetarian source. Moreover, majority of Indian population is vegetarian so they are more prone to harbour deficiency of vitamin B12. So we must add B12 in our supplement bucket

Omega 3

The benefits of omega-3 fatty acids are well known. Omega 3 reduces inflammation and also helps in heart disease and arthritis. Omega 3 also helps in the balance of hormones. Moreover, you should be aware of heavy metals like mercury. Finally the EPA to DHA ratio should be 2:1.

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