Are you low in energy, but don’t know whether you should take supplements like Vitamin D, B or Iron? In this article, we explain the difference between those vitamins and how you can them in a natural way.
Vitamins and minerals play a fundamental role in all the functions of the organism. Vitamin D It is an essential vitamin, involved in the regulation of calcium homeostasis, maintaining strong bones and teeth. It also contributes to the cellular growth of several tissues (skin, muscles, pancreas, nerves, parathyroid glands and immune system).The main source of vitamin D comes from UV radiation (sun), through the skin that’s why you should try being in the sun around 10 minutes a day. A great source of vitamin D in your food are fatty fishes like salmon.
Iron it is an essential mineral for our muscles, brain, bones, tissues and organs and it is part of the hemoglobin (a protein that carries the oxygen). It plays a very important role in regulating energy in the body (converts ADP to ATP, metabolite of cellular energy). Main sources of iron are chicken, meat, egg, spinach, kale, Swiss chard, BROTES, legumes, quinoa, almonds, spirulina, broccoli and seaweed.
B vitamins are involved in the metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and amino acids. They are directly related to the synthesis of energy. Also involved in the conversion of ADP to ATP (cellular energy). Main sources: meat, whole grains, oats, legumes, nuts, asparagus and seaweed.
If you have a varied and balanced diet it is not necessary to use supplements. If you do a lot of physical activity and you feel low in energy you could use some supplements like vitamin B and also in special cases like certain pathologies and conditions.