A vitamin supplement, usually in pill or tablet form, is intended to complement a person’s diet and treat vitamin deficiencies. A vitamin is an organic compound that is required by an organism to function but cannot be produced in sufficient quantities by the organism themselves. For example, if a person gets enough exposure to ultraviolet light, they can produce vitamin D through their skin; a person not getting enough ultraviolet light exposure would benefit from taking vitamin D as a supplement. There is much ongoing research into the health benefits of various vitamin supplements, though they are not regulated by the FDA in the United States, and manufacturer health claims should always be met with caution.
In the last few years, a number of studies published in the Annals of Internal Medicine underscored a fact that scientists have become increasingly sure of: The vast majority of vitamins and mineral supplements are simply not worth taking.
In this video we discuss 4 vitamins for depression and anxiety (vitamins good for depression/ vitamin for anxiety). We cover topics such as vitamin d for depression, vitamin d for anxiety, vitamin c for depression, depression and b12 and folate for depression (folate and depression).
Almost 75 percent of your health and life expectancy is based on lifestyle, environment, and nutrition. Yet even if you follow a healthful diet, you are probably not getting all the nutrients you need to prevent disease.