The many benefits of vitamin supplements

From detoxifying the body to balancing the nutrients, here are a few benefits of taking vitamin supplements.

Published on Oct 29, 2023 07:35 AM IST 6 Photos

Should we take vitamin supplements? The choice is personal, but we must always remember to never replace food with supplements. "Vitamin supplementation should not replace a balanced diet. It may be necessary to address nutrient deficiencies and meet increased nutritional demands caused by various factors in modern life," wrote Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee. Here are a few benefits of vitamin supplements.(Unsplash)

Due to several practices such as over farming, soil erosion and soil depletion, the food items usually lack the necessary nutrients. Hence, we may need external supplements to balance the body. (Unsplash)

Antioxidants are required by the body to detoxify the system and reduce the number of toxins. Vitamin supplements can help in that. (Unsplash)


Due to the dietary changes, there is an imbalance in the nutrients of the body. Supplements can help in reducing imbalance and providing the body with the necessary nutrients. (Unsplash)

When we are sick, the need for vitamins and minerals is more by the body. Supplements can help curb the same. (Unsplash)