Vitamin supplements

When it comes to having an optimal and complete state of physical and mental well-being, it is essential to maintain good nutrition, a process by which our body, as you surely know, receives, transforms and uses the different substances contained in the foods that we consume

Depending on the stage in which we are, we will require a necessary supply of nutrients.

However, there are specific circumstances in which our body requires a certain amount of these nutrients. In them, it is necessary to increase the content of vitamins and minerals in our diet.

When to take vitamin supplements?

As we explained in the previous lines, there are certain moments in life when an increase in the consumption of vitamins and minerals is required, such as:

  • Young people in stages of growth, and who are in exam periods. In these specific moments, a mental and physical over-effort is required in order to obtain a good concentration.
  • Situations of high energy consumption, overwork, or because of fatigue or insufficient rest.
  • People or athletes who perform intense physical activity.
  • People who are following weight loss diets. Also for those people who follow an unbalanced diet.

How to take vitamin supplements?

The vitamin supplements they should be taken only at specific moments of life, mainly in the stages that we discussed in the previous lines.

These can be taken mainly in the form of capsules, and can be purchased in specialty stores, herbalists, food and diet stores and even in supermarkets.

Of course, we must monitor their consumption, since in most cases it is not recommended that the intake exceeds 3 months, having to take a break of one month.

More information | Vivir Salud This article is published for informational purposes only. You can not and should not replace the consultation with a Nutritionist. We advise you to consult your trusted Nutritionist.

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