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About Good Nutrition - Knowing Your Vitamins and Minerals.....

There are lots of different vitamins and minerals which can be beneficial to your body.

They all do different things so it is important to know the properties of each nutrient.

For your body to have good nutrition you need to work out what mixture of nutrients is right for you; you need to know what your body needs most and what is in each vitamin and mineral.

Vitamins and minerals work by moving through your body to their certain areas and providing nutrients to help those areas function better. These nutrients provide energy.

Sometimes specific parts of your body might be starting to malfunction or shutting down. This often means you are lacking in a certain vitamin or mineral.

When you know which parts of your body aren’t working right, it is easy to find out which vitamins or minerals you should be having more of to fix it.

Vitamins and minerals cannot be produced by your body.  Hence you need to have them in your food. Sometimes food alone cannot provide the amount our body needs to get up and running properly so you need to eat them as supplements.

It is all about good nutrition: When you are having vitamins and minerals it is important to pay attention to what your body requires then use the information to advantage.

Are certain parts of your body aching?

Are you feeling run down and tired?

Lacking in energy?

Your body is very loudly telling you something… LISTEN TO IT.

A multi-vitamin is a useful thing to have as it contains a heap of different sorts of vitamins and minerals which are often lacking in your everyday diet.

When you are deciding which supplements to take, it is best to talk to someone who has studied and trained to understand the bodies’ vitamin requirements.

If you suddenly start taking too many vitamins and minerals, it may have negative effects on your health.

A multi-vitamin does not work necessarily work for everyone. 

Vitamins are supposed to help balance your body, so you may need to take something more specific. But some multi-vitamins are focused on certain things which provide the right minerals and vitamins for the parts of your body which needs it.

It is important to shop around when you are looking for the right nutrients for you.

Good Nutrition is all about sticking to a healthy diet and taking the correct vitamin and mineral supplements your body needs to work to its full capacity.

If you do not have the right nutrients in your diet, a part of your system can shut down so listen to your body, eat healthy and choose carefully.

See our next article on the important subject of Nutrition for Children.