Vitamins decide how our skin looks. How strong our bones are. How we fight infections. Whether we wake up happy or grumpy. Vitamins wield immense power over our bodies and minds. Vitamin deficiencies can have some pretty serious consequences. Reason enough to take a closer look at them?

A vitamin is an organic molecule (or a set of molecules closely related chemically, i.e. vitamers) that is an essential micronutrient that an organism needs in small quantities for the proper functioning of its metabolism. Essential nutrients cannot be synthesized in the organism, either at all or not in sufficient quantities, and therefore must be obtained through the diet. Vitamin C can be synthesized by some species but not by others; it is not a vitamin in the first instance but is in the second.

What are Vitamins?

1. A group of compounds

There are 13 vitamins in all: A, C, D, E, K, and the B-complex of 8 vitamins

2. Micronutrients

We need them in tiny quantities (milli or micrograms). Unlike carbs/proteins, which are macronutrients.

3. Essential nutrients

They’re not produced directly by our bodies but supplied from our food (with a few exceptions.)

Vitamin supplements: Good or Bad?

When it comes to vitamins, there is such a thing as too much. Every vitamin has a recommended daily intake and you can get this from a healthy, diverse diet. But if you’re eating fortified foods and taking supplements (often ordered online without checking dosage or composition), you may consume more than you need.

So, unless you have a diagnosed deficiency, get your vitamins from food. There is evidence that this has better health outcomes overall!

A Guide to Vitamin Rich Diet

Vitamin A

The Vitamin A plays a vital role for the following things

  • Growth
  • Immunity
  • Skin & bone formation
  • Reductive health
  • Eyesight
  • Orange/yellow produce (carrots, red capsicum, mango, papaya, pumpkin)
  • Green leafy veggies
  • Eggs

Buy Vitamin Foods and Supplements 

RJ Rojeno E-400 Natura NATURAL Vitamin E Oil Capsule for Skin and Hair (30 Capsules)

  • This is a Vegetarian product
  • Softgels with enteric coating are easily absorbed and processed by the body
  • Has positive impact on the integumentary system
  • Nourishes the Skin
  • Diminish wrinkles
  • Pack of 30 capsule

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WOW Skin Science Brightening Vitamin C Face Wash – No Parabens, Sulphate, Silicones & Color (100mL)

  • Bring brightness and radiance to your complexion with wow skin science vitamin c brightening gel face wash
  • Vitamin c brightens complexion and also promotes collagen synthesis under the skin to reduce fine lines, age spots, hyperpigmentation and boost youthful suppleness.
  • Mulberry & liquorice extracts are effective skin lighteners
  • Contains mulberry & liquorice extracts, vitamin c, lemon & orange essential oils which lightens dark spots & brightens skin tone, detoxifies skin
  • It comes enriched with extracts of mulberry & liquorice, vitamin c, and essential oils of lemon & orange. It help to reduce age spots & hyperpigmentation
  • Use it twice a day everyday and your skin will glow to say thanks. Perfect for daily use. Suits all skin types

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Garnier Skin Naturals, Facewash, Cleansing and Brightening, Bright Complete, 150 g

  • CLEANSE, REMOVE IMPURITIES, AND BRIGHTEN your skin with the Garnier Bright
  • Complete Vitamin C Facewash
  • ENRICHED WITH PURE YUZU LEMON ESSENCE, the brightening facewash helps you recover clearer and brighter skin, making it one of the best facewashes for daily use.
  • USE TWICE DAILY – For best results, use the facewash twice daily, morning and night
  • SUITABLE FOR ALL SKIN TYPES – The Garnier Bright Complete facewash is dermatologically tested and is suitable for oily, dry as well as sensitive skin.
  • This Brightening Facewash has 0.2% salicylic acid which is known for reducing acne by exfoliating the skin and keeping the pores clean

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By Ruby

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