Most of the times, I do try to eat a perfectly balanced diet, but there are going to be those days when eating healthy won’t be a priority over indulging in my cravings. I’m always tempted on weekends to have my favourite treat as a midnight snack; and this is where I lose out on some of the vital vitamins and minerals that my body requires to stay fit. With such an attitude, I will never get the daily dose of all the essential nutrients from my food. If you are one who sticks to a balanced diet 24/7, you’re probably getting all the nutrients you need and I envy you. But if you’re much like I am, then here’s a piece of bad news – you need an additional supplement to cover up for the whimsical food habits that we share. But it can’t be that hard; so here’s a list of supplements for the daily dose of vitamins and other essential nutrients that every woman must get.
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Multivitamin tablets for women:
If you have the lackadaisical type personality, chances are you’ll choose only one from this list. If so, you might as well choose a good multivitamin tablet meant especially for women. Remember it must have folic acid, and vitamins, A, D, E, C, and the B-complex varieties too. Zinc and Iron are also essential for us.
This is a vital nutrient that every woman must take as it works wonders on our hair, skin and nails. Five hundred micrograms a day should be enough. Many multi-vitamins have biotin in them already, so be sure you’re reading those labels.
Iron is a great supplement for women, as it helps deliver oxygen from our lungs to the rest of the body. It’s the reason we blush! And it also helps those who suffer menstrual pains every month. It’s a must-have for every woman.
Zinc boosts our immune system and helps fight diseases. It’s an especially important vitamin for vegetarians or pregnant women. Vegetarians eat a lot of legumes, which prevent zinc from properly absorbing in your body so you must take a good zinc supplement that are easily absorbed and builds strength and stamina.
Cod liver oil:
Cod liver oil provides omega-3 fatty acids that are magical for healthy hair, skin, nails and that will support your heart and blood systems. It helps relieve depression, period pain, and high levels of cholesterol.
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This is a very important combination for every woman. Young women must take these nutrients to strengthen their muscles, bones and teeth. This combination allows vitamins to absorb better into our system. But you must take this on an empty stomach for best results.
Vitamin D helps our body to absorb calcium and thus plays a huge role in making our bones, nails, and hair much stronger. And it also keeps our cells healthy giving us better skin.
Right from promoting healthy skin and hair to preventing memory loss and migraines, B-complex vitamins are known to provide many benefits that are vital for women.
That said, following a healthy, balanced diet is of utmost importance; so, do remember to eat clean and keep your daily diet nutritious. Ciao for now!