Vitamins are essential to your body and vital in remaining healthy.
That’s why sometimes we need to take vitamin supplements and supply our body with its essential nutrients, so we can ward of common health conditions which are a result of our body lacking in certain vitamins.
Here is a list of common health conditions and which vitamins are needed to effectively treat those conditions.
If you start feeling numbness or tingling in your extremities or anywhere else in your body.
This means that your body needs more vitamin B (B9, B6, and B12). Vitamin B deficiency directly affects your peripheral nerves and may lead to fatigue, depression, anemia, or hormone imbalance.
What you need to eat: Try eating more chicken meat, shellfish, crabs, asparagus, beets, spinach, beans, or eggs. eat spinach, asparagus, beets, beans, eggs, shellfish, crabs and chicken meat.
If you have rashes, or suffer from hair loss
This means that you have a vitamin B7 deficiency or you eat too much uncooked eggs. Vitamin B7 is responsible for the health of your hair, while raw eggs contain Avidin which interferes with your body’s ability to absorb biotin.
What you need to eat: If you enjoy eggs, make sure they are cooked. Also try eating more avocados, cauliflower, walnuts, mushrooms, salmon, soybeans, bananas, or raspberries.
If you have muscle cramps, or pain in your hands, feet or back.
This means that you are probably lacking potassium, calcium and magnesium. Also, you might be doing regular exercises which sweat out the minerals in your body.
What you need to eat: Try eating more kale, broccoli, spinach, dandelion leaves, apples, bananas, grapefruits, cherries, zucchini, or hazelnuts and almonds.
If you have acne-like blemishes on your back, thighs, arms or face
This means that your body isn’t getting enough Vitamins D, and A, but also have lower levels of essential fatty acids.
What you need to eat: Try avoiding any trans-fat and herbal fat, and eat as little saturated fat as you can. Instead focus on supplying your body with healthy fats, the likes of which you can find in hempseeds and flax seeds, salmon, sardines, or walnuts and almonds. For your vitamin D deficiency try staying in the sun for 15 minutes a day, and if you want to increase your vitamin A levels, start eating more sweet potatoes, carrots and red peppers
If you have lip cracks
Lip cracks means that you are missing a number of essential nutrients and vitamins, like zinc, iron, and vitamins B12, B3and B2.
What you need to eat: Try introducing salmon, tuna, shellfish, eggs, poultry meat, chard, lengils, or peanuts in your diet. And, if you combine these food items with veggies like red peppers, cauliflower, kale and broccoli, you will also supply your body with iron and vitamin C. So try any combination of foods you prefer and see the results yourself.
This article is for informational purposes only, and is educational in nature. Statements made here have not been evaluated by the FDA. This article is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Please discuss with your own, qualified health care provider before adding in supplements or making any changes in your diet. PAID ENDORSEMENT DISCLOSURE: In order for me to support my blogging activities, I may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog.
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