Which vitamins are most important to the body

Vitamins are essential for the body to be able to perform its functions normally and to have sufficient energy to perform daily activities. They are very important in the fight against many diseases and in the repair of tissues and cells of the body.

There are a couple of essential vitamins that every person should consume on a daily basis. What vitamins are we bringing to you below.

Vitamin B6

  1. Strengthens the immune system.
  2. It works against aging.
  3. It prevents bodily degradation processes.
  4. The body needs 1.3 mg of this vitamin daily.
  5. You will find it in meat, fish, potatoes, dairy products and bananas.

Vitamin E

  1. Protects cells from negative external influences.
  2. Prevents the deposition of fat.
  3. The body needs 12 mg of this vitamin per day.
  4. You will find it in almonds, nuts and hazelnuts.

Vitamin C

  1. Promotes healing of wounds.
  2. Makes collagen.
  3. Strengthens the immune system.
  4. Prevents scarring.
  5. The body needs 100 mg of this vitamin per day.
  6. You will find it in pomegranate, citrus fruits, cauliflower, tomatoes and broccoli.

Vitamin D

  1. Maintains bone and tooth health.
  2. It stimulates the production of happiness hormones.
  3. The body needs 0.005 mg of this vitamin daily.
  4. You will find it in mackerel, salmon, herring, butter and milk.

Vitamin A

  1. Protects skin from UV rays.
  2. Promotes skin cell growth.
  3. Strengthens nails and hair.
  4. The body needs 0.8 mg of this vitamin per day.
  5. You will find it in spinach, tomatoes, kale, lettuce, carrots and melons.

Vitamin B6

  1. Sagori carbohydrates.
  2. Strengthens muscles.
  3. Strengthens nerves.
  4. The body needs 1.2 mg of this vitamin per day.
  5. You will find it in beans, pork and grains and peas.

Given that at the present time it is living at an accelerated pace and it is impossible to think about a healthy lifestyle and the amount of vitamins needed for our body, many are trying to replace vitamins with vitamin tablets.

However, vitamin pills are not enough and you should be careful when consuming them, because over-consumption increases the risk of damaging the natural balance of nutrients. So set boundaries and strive for the natural consumption of vitamins that you will find in food.

 Author: A.Z., Photo: Simone Voigt7Shutterstock

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