Posted by: admin in Uncategorized on July 20th, 2010

Many of us heard about the effects of a lack of vitamins in the body. Many people prefer solving this problem by running to a drugstore and buying an expensive vitamin complex in order to give the body a “necessary support”. But it is very important to understand what the body really needs. For that, you have to listen to the signs and symptoms your body shows you.

It is a known fact that a lack of certain vitamin causes problems with function of certain body organs and systems. For example, if you suffer from the chronic fatigue syndrome, you should increase the intake of vitamin D, vitamin C and vitamins of B group. Add to your daily diet grains, beans and fresh vegetables, and eat sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds. In order to receive more of vitamin D, expose yourself to moderate sunlight in moderate amounts of time.

If your vision get worsen by the end of the day, your eyes are getting tired and start aching, you probably suffer from a lack of carotene and vitamin B2. Eat more of soy products, carrots, fish, cheese, green veggies and so on. If you suffer from weak stomach and problems with digestion, you may need to increase your consumption of vitamins K and B2. Eat white meat, eggs, nuts, cheese and other foods.

If you noticed that your skin gets damaged too easily, and it takes a lot of time to get rid of such problems as bruises and cuts, you may need to increase your vitamin C consumption. If your skin smells bad very frequently, you need to eat more of red meat and eggs, the sources of vitamin B12. If you have swellings, puffiness and other related problems, try to increase your vitamin B6 consumption by eating more of beans, grains, fish and other foods rich in this vitamin.