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Benefits of multivitamins

Updated on May 3, 2011
Multivitamins for kids
Multivitamins for kids
Benefits of multivitamins
Benefits of multivitamins

There are millions of people around the world who do not consume a balanced diet, not only because of poverty but because they do not have time to include a balanced diet in their busy routines which includes a balanced supplement of vitamins and nutrients on a daily basis. As we know that a balanced diet is enough to provide us with all the vitamins our body needs and this knowledge and the other important factor lack of time has brought a boom in the supplement industry with multivitamins. Multivitamin supplements are available in a varied number of presentations, including tablets, gel capsules, and even in liquid forms such as multivitamin syrups for adults and multivitamin drops for kids. Of course, it is understood by many nowadays that the most obvious benefit of taking multivitamin supplements is convenience because it is really easier for anyone to take a dose of multivitamin supplement for individual consumption that contains all the vitamins as in a balanced diet. Multivitamin has been a great gift for kids who have difficulty taking a large number of vitamin supplements and instead of taking them, they just take a dose of multivitamin supplement which is easier to swallow.

Also, multivitamin supplements in the form of liquid like syrup or drops are also the best option for children who are sometimes unable to swallow a tablet and can also benefit anyone who has difficulty taking supplements in a traditional way, with tablets. Even newly born kids can take multivitamin supplements in the form of multivitamin drops with the use of a dropper to insert the multivit dose into the newborn kid’s mouth.

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The increased popularity of multivitamins has made great improvement in brands and also in current contents of multivitamins, but sometimes for some people, the names of some nutrients in the form of supplements can be a little confusing and many people simply do not even know what they require. In order to clear out this confusion and to make the decision of which multivitamins a person has to take simpler, multivitamin supplement manufacturers have manufactured a number of supplements created for specific people. For example, there are multivitamin lsupplements designed for kids. These supplements for kids contain some nutrients that only children need for their development and growth. In case of pregnant women, they also have unique nutritional requirements to make sure that their babies inside their bodiess get necessary nutrients and supplements and therefore manufacturers have made multivitamins that are specially prepared for pregnant women.

Also, same is in the case of older adults who have different nutritional and supplement requirements. Some popular multivitamin products for adults available in the market are multivitamins such as adult gummy multivitamins, Centrum multivitamins, beta carotene multivitamins which contain vitamin A in the form of retinol palmitate, vitamin B1 in the form of thiamine mononitrate, and vitamin B12 in the form of cyanocabalamin and others.

Also, Centrum Complete A to Zinc, Flintstones Children's Complete Chewable Vitamins, and One-A-Day Men’s Health Formula are some popular and best multivimain brands, but for your knowledge, it is really important to consider and review the contents of any type of supplement before consuming it because it has been found that there are some types of vitamins that are toxic if taken in too much quantity and get absorbed or deposited in our body and this is a common problem that happens with supplements that are overloaded and that’s why vitamin toxicity always remains a problem for people who take non-prescription multivitamins. A person before starting to consume a once a day multivitamin must read all the instructions and recommended daily dose for each vitamin in a multivitamin supplement plus it is recommended to consult your doctor or family physician before starting any multivitamin supplements or if you have any questions about the contents of multivitamins you are going to take.


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      Rajinder Soni 7 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thank you so much DeBorrah and agusfanani for your valuable feedbacks.

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      agusfanani 7 years ago from Indonesia

      Thank you, this is very useful information.

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      Soni2006, Nice informative hub! Thank you for sharing this useful information on the benefits of vitamins! Blessings!