Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The use of vitamins, advantages and disadvantages


The use of vitamins, advantages and disadvantages


Vitamins provide benefits for the body but can cause health problems if consumed in excess.

A normal life together with a balanced diet will be needed to cover all the needs of the body, instead of modern life and the consumer society offers a variety of vitamin supplements to fill the gaps that may need our bodies.

For this reason, it is important to properly inform us before taking vitamin supplements, and that excessive use can lead to health consequences.

By selecting the vitamins we know the impact, ie to find out the advantages and disadvantages. Let's see:

Vitamin A and D if consumed in excessive amounts can cause toxicity (poison) because they are fat soluble vitamins like vitamin A can cause liver problems and D in soft tissue calcification. But most of the vitamin is a high benefit to the organism.

Among the most popular vitamin is vitamin A and involved in vision, reproduction, growth and development of bone tissue. They are found in milk, egg yolks, cheese, butter, and liver. But it must be consumed in excess.

Vitamin D is essential for normal bone calcificaron. It is present in milk, meat, eggs, cheese, butter, and the sun's ultraviolet rays this vitamin deficiency can cause rickets.

Vitamin E functions as an antioxidant and in vegetable oils, wheat, butter, eggs, milk and liver. This vitamin prevents damage to cell membranes.

As for vitamin C can tell you that in addition to being an antioxidant involved in the immune system, and the absorption of iron. Found in a review of fruit, potatoes, tomatoes and green vegetables.

Group of vitamins B1, B2, niacin and energy production. B1 deficiency causes central nervous system diseases and neurological disorders. For its part, the lack of B2 results in cleft lip and tongue. While the lack of niacin can lead to dementia and death. This vitamin is present in milk and in a variety of animal and vegetable foods.

Apart from all the advantages of the use of vitamins in our body functions, as we said above, it is necessary to know the advantages and disadvantages, and consult a physician before use.

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