Vitamins are not the first thing that comes to our minds, when thinking of fat loss. People now tend to think more in terms of counting calories, proteins, fats and carbs. Disregarding all the other factors that might be affecting their dieting process.
In this piece, we will break the misconception of supplementing and introduce you to the 5 vitamins needed to help you lose fat. Along with a healthy diet
There are 13 basic vitamins, including vitamins A, B, C, D, E, K and others. These vitamins not only aid in functioning properly, but are in fact ESSENTIAL for fat loss, digestion, breaking down the food, growing and developing.
Ultimately the most ideal approach to meet your vitamin needs is to eat a balanced diet that includes a variety of healthy organic foods. However, this might be unrealistic; with all the toxins and hormones injected in our foods, even the claimed to be organic ones.
Luckily, we have highly equipped pharmaceutical companies developing daily to give us all the vitamins our body needs. In terms of standalone supplements or in a good source of multivitamins.
Vitamins needed for fat loss
(Since every body is different from the other, I strongly recommend that you seek medical advice before starting to take any of those supplements)
So here are the 5 most important dietary supplements that your body needs for optimal fat loss and performance:
Plays a very important role in reducing stress, and thus promoting fat loss (given that too much stress leads to fat gain). When taken properly in terms of food or a standalone supplement, it can reduce sugar craving, insomnia, and aids in reducing menstrual pain.
Just avoid the ones with large amounts of magnesium oxide as its not absorbed well.
Essential for breaking down the food properly and its absorption. It aids in digestion, fat loss and muscle building.
A lot of women recently have been suffering from vitamin D deficiency. Which can be produced effectively under the exposure of the Ultra Violet through the Sunlight. This can massively affect their metabolism and performance in a negative way.
For optimal results, take a Vitamin D blood test and consult your doctor about the needed dosage in case of deficiency.
It can be mainly found in high quality fish oils and some seeds such as chia seeds and flax seeds. Proper supplementation of Omega 3 aids in fat loss, anti-inflammation, insulin sensitivity and joints pain.
A Vitamin B complex mainly included B6, B9 and B12. They are essential for energy production, fat loss and detoxification.
Taking these vitamins regularly according to your need, with the consultation of a nutritionist and a healthy diet, should help you reach your goals.