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If you already take a daily multivitamin—add the following benefits to the list of reasons to maintaining the healthy habit: You’ll cut your stress, anxiety, and levels of fatigue, according to new research published in Psychosomatic Medicine.
Researchers in the USA analysed eight studies of 1,300 adults taking a multivitamin supplement for at least 28 days, and found that people who took multivitamins for at least a month enjoyed a 65% and 68% reduction in stress and anxiety, respectively, and reported 73% less fatigue.
When you don’t get enough vitamins, your body has to work harder to perform simple tasks, which can lead to fatigue and other health problems. Taking multivitamins and keeping a healthy lifestyle can keep you energetic and fit.
Low-dose one-a-day multi-vitamins offer insurance against nutritional deficiencies, but higher-dose products can help you rise above simply being “okay” to achieve optimum health. That may mean having more energy or less stress, or being more alert. Or, maybe it’s a sense of feeling better overall.
“On any given day, if you fall short in one or more nutrients, you’ll fill that gap with a multivitamin,” says Duffy MacKay, ND, vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs at the Council for Responsible Nutrition and a naturopathic doctor in private practice. It would be impossible to guess whether you’re missing a B vitamin, or C, or a mineral, for example, so the multi covers your bases.
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A study of 586 women, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that cells of those who took multi-vitamins were younger, with less age-related DNA damage, compared to those who didn’t take the supplements. The same type of study has not been done with men.
An analysis of 10 earlier studies, with a total of 3,200 men and women, found that multi-vitamins improved memory, and men also experienced improved alertness and well-being. The analysis was published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
The Physicians’ Health Study tracked nearly 15,000 male physicians for approximately 11 years. The results, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, showed that those taking a multi had 12 percent less risk for all cancers other than prostate cancer, which was most often not malignant or life threatening.
Studies that tracked a total of more than 43,000 pregnant women found that those who took multi-vitamins before and during pregnancy reduced risk of premature or low-birth-weight babies, who are predisposed to more diseases throughout life. The research was published in the New England Journal of Medicine and other scientific journals.
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