Vitamins are vital nutrients that our bodies need in order to function properly and to stay disease-free, which are mainly obtained through our diets. However, considering how nutrient deficient the Western diet is, most people lack optimum levels of vital vitamins like vitamin D, K, C and E.
These vital nutrients have a diverse biochemical functions. Vitamin D, for instance, synthesises hormones, helps with mineral metabolism and the regulation of cell and tissue growth. Vitamin C and E, act as antioxidants and help protect the body against free-radical damage.
Supplementing with vitamins is an essential part of maintaining a healthy body and to help prevent disease. And while the mainstream keeps dispelling the benefits of supplements, the Daily Health will help you make sense between the facts and fiction when it comes to the health benefits of supplementation.
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