This Women’s Day, know what your body needs

 In Gynaecology

The daily chores of life often make you ignore your health and you end up missing on a lot of nutrients essential for the body. Multi-Vitamins can help you cope up with the nutrition requirement and prevent the chances of deficiencies and other health problems. You must keep a few things like age, health conditions, lifestyle etc before picking your daily multi-vitamin.

This women’s day, know what your body needs, and get all the nutrients to stay healthy.

Your body needs Vitamin A to fight free radicals, and it can be attained by having products with beta carotene, like Carrots, Pumpkin, Spinach etc. On the other hand, the healing capability of the body is improved by taking adequate amount of Vitamin C as it increases the production of red blood cells. Bell peppers, broccoli, berries, peas and tomatoes are some Vitamin C rich foods you can add in your diet. Vitamin E is also equally important as they give you healthier and smoother hair as well as skin, which you can get from almonds, raw seeds, spinach etc. To maintain the level of calcium absorption is the body, regular consumption of Vitamin D is also needed. And the intake of calcium should also be high, to maintain the strength of the bones and keep yourself away from arthritis.

Apart from covering the basic nutrient requirement, you also need supplements depending on the individual needs, i.e during pregnancy or menopause. In case you are pregnant or are planning to conceive, then you must take a lot of Vitamin B and folic acid, which is very important for DNA information and prevents birth defects. On the other hand, the amount of calcium and Vitamin D should be increased in case you are in your menopausal phase. This helps you fight bone degeneration which comes with aging. You must consume at least 1200 milligrams a day in order to keep your cartilage healthy and flexible, and avoid joint pain and stiffness.

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