Sangati Jogwar

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  • Multivitamins are prescribed when you are deficient in some nutrients.
  • Since women have different nutrient requirement than men.
  • That is why, they should check ingredients before buying multivitamin pills.

Multivitamins are prescribed when you are deficient in some nutrients especially if you are old, suffering from chronic disease or symptoms, or are recovering from a long-term illness. In general, multivitamins should never be consumed without taking the advice of a doctor.

As a woman, you must be extra careful while buying your monthly dose of multivitamins as the wrong medication can prove problematic in the long run.

Check the ingredients properly

More often you have a habit of picking up a bottle of multivitamin based on the name and its brand. But does it contain the ideal combination of multivitamins that you are looking for? Look for the perfect blend of key nutrients according to your requirements whether vitamins like A, C, B, E, K, or D are included in the priority that you need.

Similarly also check whether the vitamin B profile includes B6, folate, and B12 as advised by your healthcare expert. Multivitamin tablets also include zinc, iron, magnesium, and calcium in varying amounts. You must check the label and see whether all the nutrients are in the proportion as advised or required by you.

Choose products specifically tailored for women

As a woman, your nutrient needs are much different from men. Women need more calcium and iron when they are menstruating during their prenatal or postnatal stage or even during the period of pregnancy. So choose your dose of multivitamins according to your age, health condition, and requirements.

Multivitamins from reputed brands

Choose multivitamins from a reputed brand that has passed through rigorous testing and is recommended by government agencies. It will ensure that the pills you are popping in your mouth will deliver what they promise.

Added benefits

Nowadays, many multivitamin tablets come with added benefits like antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, probiotics, or anti-inflammatory ingredients. Such ingredients help to improve immune function and cardiovascular and digestive health.

Additives and allergens

Many multivitamin tablets come with unnecessary additives and also have warnings about allergies. Avoid such tablets that include common allergens such as dairy, artificial colours and flavours, Soy, gluten, and preservatives.

(Disclaimer: This piece of article is for basic information purposes only. It's always advisable to consult a doctor for any type of health issue.)