13 Aug 2018

Increase your energy levels

What’s the difference between being tired and having continuous low energy?

We all lead busy lives. While constantly being on the go may result in increased tiredness and fatigue, sometimes this is not the root cause of our low energy. Even with a healthy balanced diet, we may not be receiving the essential vitamins and minerals our body needs to function efficiently. To support the process of generating energy from the food we eat, our bodies need some essential vitamins every day. This is when vitamin supplements can help.

What are the benefits of vitamin supplements when it comes to overcoming tiredness?

The vitamins and minerals needed for healthy energy metabolisation include vitamin C and a range of B vitamins, like Thiamine (B1), Niacin (B3), and Cobalamin (B12). As these are water soluble, they must dissolve in water before the body can absorb them. Water soluble vitamins cannot be stored in our system, so must be replenished every day. Considering this is a problem for many, there are multiple vitamin supplements on the market to aid healthy energy metabolisation and cognitive function. No matter your specific needs, there’s a supplement for you.

What products can help?

Whether you’re choosing between tablets, capsules, liquids and effervescent drinks, you should be looking out for the supplement most suited to you and your lifestyle. If you are coeliac, diabetic or vegetarian then Revive Active can be a great option for you. This supplement combines an amino acid, vitamin and mineral complex. With a formulation of 26 active ingredients, it offers natural energy all day long.

Pharmaton is another great option for those looking for increased natural energy. As a multivitamin, mineral and ginseng supplement, the capsules offer relief when feelings of tiredness and lethargy take over by enhancing mental and physical performance. This makes it especially effective during temporary periods of increased exhaustion, weakness and vitality deficiency.

Sona Multiplus, with added Omega 3 fatty acids, is perfect for those with an active lifestyle. If you’re looking to go one step further than simply restoring lagging energy levels, this highly potent formulation with 35 vitamins minerals and nutrients can be a welcome addition to your daily routine. Packed with Copper, Biotin and Zinc, this supplement has the added benefit of maintaining healthy hair and skin.

Alternatively, if it’s just a boost you’re looking for, an easy on-the-go solution comes in the form of Berocca Boost. With added Guarana, a natural source of caffeine, this is a great option for those looking to aid periods of concentration and focus. A selection of B vitamins, like Niacin, Biotin and Panothentic Acid combined with natural caffeine will ensure you’re ready for the task at hand.

When you just can’t shake that lethargic feeling, ensuring you’re getting your recommended daily allowance of vitamins and minerals is crucial. Always be sure to take them with a healthy balanced diet.

If you need further advice on what vitamins will work for you, speak to a member of our healthcare team in store.

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