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Weight Loss Vitamins

The Top 100 Weight Loss Tips continues on and on with article 44 in this series that has been put together in order to brings you one hundred unique and relevant articles to help you to lose some weight.

This article will take an overview look at the importance of including weight loss vitamins as supplements in your daily program and why you should do this to maintain good health.

Vitamins that Aid Weight Loss

The first thing you need to know, if you didn't already is that vitamins are good for you and beneficial to your health. When you're trying to lose weight, if you’re thinking about taking any pills, do make a point of letting them be natural dietary supplements.

These can be things like essential fatty acids such as omega 3 and omega 6 or good quality multivitamins. They will boost your body's ability to metabolize food better and provide all the nutrients you need and may lack, especially if you are taking on one of the diet plans that advocate cutting out groups of foods.

It's important to remember, that specific vitamin supplements are not much good without the specific minerals that complement them. You need to approach this on a whole body plan and not just try to boost any one vitamin or group of vitamins.

That means sitting down and taking stock of what you are doing. When you can see it all written down in front of you, you'll have a better vantage point to get things right rather than just relying on memory or random purchases.

Complimentary Matches

By way of an example, you will only get the maximum antioxidant effect from selenium if you take it with vitamins A, C and E. Vitamin C uptake is improved by having the right mineral levels of iron, magnesium and zinc.

It has been proved that vitamin d linked to weight loss and a deficiency is linked to weight gain. All things are relative and you should ensure that you aim for a minimum of at least the RDA of all vitamins and minerals plus essential fatty acids to supplement your existing diet.

One thing you should be careful of and that's overdoing it. You don't want to overdose on vitamins as too much of a good thing in this case can actually be harmful. When taking herbal remedies, you need to be similarly cautious of taking too much. If you think it through, too much of anything can be a bad thing.

To be on the safe side, you should consult a professional nutritionist so they can advise you on what the best things are to take for you personally. After all, you will want your own supplement plan set out for you by someone who is doing it for your own benefit and not that of the supplements companies.

Your own nutritionist is the perfect person to do that for you as they will know your specific needs and be best placed to advise you.

Moderation in all things is so the way to go, especially when dealing with diet, supplements or even exercises.

100 Weight Loss Tips number 43 follows in the next post!


Posted on Wed, 23 Sep 2009 in Top 100 Weight Loss Tips | 3 Comments

3 thoughts on "Weight Loss Vitamins"

Mikov says:

It is, I believe most important to keep up with taking good quality weight loss vitamins to ensure all the nutrients are absorbed by the body. You are quite right that some diets can leave the body deficient in some areas, which must be compensated for by these supplements.

Sif says:

Unfortunately I am in Russia, with weight and health problem. I am in Web-design, sit at desk in the day and no time exercise later. When take orders for so many the development of sites, work hours very long and can not yet have time exercise. It good to read weight loss vitamins help with health and I now will make time to take.

Terry says:

Getting all the essential vitamins is so important to maintaining health whilst trying to lose weight through often unsuitable diet programs.