Essential Vitamins For the Winter 

Winter is swiftly approaching us. To guarantee that you’re at your best for the holidays, here are 5 essential vitamins that you’ll need for the winter seasons. These vitamins can be found in both supplements, and the foods you eat.

1. Vitamin A

Fall and Winter are beautiful times of the year, but not always to our skin. Vitamin A helps keeps our skin looking moisturized, puts a glow in our eyes and keeps our bones strong for the cold weather.

2. Iron
If you do manage to get under the weather, and you get a fever, make sure you invest in some Iron. Iron helps regulate the body temperature. Tylenol isn’t going to be the only thing breaking fevers! Iron is also the key player in preventing Anemia, and if you live in the northern states cold weather along with Anemia is rough. Also, if you’re trying to find something to help you with fatigue, you might want look into the possibility that you might be Iron deficeient.

3. Vitamin D
Also referred to as the “sunshine vitamin”, Vitamin D is produced in your body when exposed to the sunlight. Getting a sufficient amount of vitamin D is important for normal growth and development of bones and teeth, as well as improved resistance against certain diseases.

4. Vitamin C

“I feel kind of sniffy, I think I need some orange juice.” Vitamin C is the world ‘s pastime for building up the immune system. With the up and down changes of winter weather, Vitamin C is very important to make sure you’re not caught with a cold during gift giving. Vitamin C also helps the body absorb iron, assists in repairing body tissues, and works to heal wounds. Orange juice, anyone?

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