Our bodies endure wear and tear from environmental toxins, poor nutrition, and inactivity. The importance of taking a multivitamin is crucial during the winter months because of our increased comfort (unhealthy) food consumption, stress, lack of exercise and sunlight. In order to supplement for a stronger immune system, we recommend taking a vitamin daily to help to replenish depleted nutrients.
Here are the top 5 vitamins and minerals our bodies need more of in the wintertime:
1. Vitamin C
Vitamin C is an antioxidant that is required for metabolic functions in the body, including tissue growth and repair, production of antistressor hormones, and production of interferon which is an important immune system protein.