DO HOUR NUTRIENT HOMEWORK
It’s not rocket science, by now we all know by now that we re supposed to be eating a balanced diet, full of fresh fruits and vegetables. But far from achieving our five-a-day, it has been reported that the average Brit only reaches 2.7! This can mean missing out on essential micronutrients.
With the news full of celebrity fads, diet dilemmas and superfood crazes, it can be hard to keep track of nutrition fact and fiction! To help you swot up on the essential nutrients you need to keep you your body in good working order, here’s a go-to guide on our top three and their benefits.
Recent headlines have put vitamin D at the forefront of everyone’s minds. The dreary British weather means that the aptly named sunshine vitamin’ can sometimes be in short supply.
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Research reveals that almost 50% of the adult population are unaware of government guidelines about the need for vitamin D supplementation. The NHS guidelines advise that a daily 10 microgram (meg) vitamin D supplement should be given to people who are not exposed to much sun.
Here’s what makes the sunshine vitamin so important:
Contributes to the maintenance of bone health Contributes to the maintenance of muscle function Contributes to the normal function of immune system
Nutntionist and Natural Health Guru Nadia Brydon says.
We get most of our vitamin D from sunlight on our skin, which is comparable to how the single-celled green algae. Sun Chlorella® ‘A is rich in this natural nutrient as it is grown in natural sunlight.