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Supplements Containing Vitamins and Minerals

What are the uses of mineral multivitamins in relation to promoting general health and strengthening the immune system?

Supplements containing vitamins and minerals, which are also known as multivitamins plus minerals, are prepared and supplied to meet the minimum daily requirement of the body for various vitamins and minerals. There are dozens of different brands of these supplements in the pharmaceutical market. The amount of ingredients in these supplements is generally such that they provide about 100% of the minimum daily needs of the body for various vitamins and minerals. These vitamins are suitable for those who do not have ideal nutrition for any reason to get substances their body needs. Especially in those who suffer from some underlying diseases, the elderly and people who have adopted vegetarian diets, there is a risk of deficiency of some vitamins and minerals. These people especially may benefit more from taking these vitamins. Recently, some studies have shown that taking a multivitamin plus mineral in the elderly has been able to reduce the incidence of cognitive disorders. Multivitamins and minerals can be considered as an aid in promoting general health, having an efficient immune system and preventing complications caused by the deficiency of vitamins and minerals in the body.

Supplements Containing Group B Vitamins

What use can group B vitamins and B-complex supplements have in promoting health or strengthening the immune system?

Group B vitamins have vital roles in the body. They are necessary for energy production and metabolism. Group B vitamins play a more prominent role in the health of cells with high metabolic activity (cells in the skin, hair follicles and immune system). People who exercise also have a higher daily requirement for group B vitamins.

Some B-group vitamins like vitamin B12, folic acid and vitamin B6 play an important role in hematopoiesis. Group B vitamins are vital for the normal function of the immune system. Many group B vitamins strengthen and complement each other’s absorption and effectiveness. For this reason, group B vitamins are provided as a combination under the name “B complex”.