Which vitamins you should take?

QUESTION: Which vitamins you should take?

Answer:

  • The vitamins you should take depend on
  • Your individual needs
  • Dietary habits
  • Specific health conditions or deficiencies you may have

Some essential vitamins that are commonly recommended for overall health and wellbeing include:

Vitamin C:

  • Supports immune function
  • Collagen production
  • Antioxidant protection

Vitamin A:

  • Supports vision
  • Immune function
  • Cell growth

Vitamin B complex:

  • Includes various B vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, and B12)
  • They are essential for
  • Energy production
  • Nervous system function
  • Red blood cell production
  • Metabolism

Vitamin k:

  • Essential for blood clotting and bone health

Vitamin D:

  • Important for bone health
  • immune function
  • calcium absorption

Vitamin E:

  • Acts as an antioxidant
  • supports skin health
  • protects against cell damage

 

Vitamin Recommended daily amounts                Function
(Adults)               (Children)
Vitamin C     90 mg 15-75 mg ·        Supports immune function

·        Collagen synthesis

·        Antioxidant activity

Vitamin E    15 mg 5-15 mg ·        Acts as an antioxidant and supports cell health
Vitamin A    900 mcg  300-900 mcg ·        Supports vision

·        Immune function

·        Cell growth

Vitamin D  600-800 IU 400-600 IU ·        Important for calcium absorption

·        Bone health

·        Immune function

Vitamin B1   1.2 mg 0.5-1.2 mg ·        Plays a role in energy metabolism and nerve function
Vitamin B2   1.3 mg 0.6-1.3 mg ·        Supports energy production and antioxidant activity
Vitamin B3 16 mg 6-16 mg ·        Important for energy metabolism and cell function
Vitamin B6 1.3-1.7 mg 0.5-1.3 mg ·        Involved in brain development

·        Metabolism

·        Immune function

Vitamin B12 2.4 mcg 0.9-2.4 mcg ·        Necessary for red blood cell production and nerve function
Vitamin K 90-120 mcg 10-75 mcg ·        Plays a role in blood clotting and bone health