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What is the daily amount of vitamins to take?

Although some vitamins are synthesized by our body, a lot are only assimilated through food intake and our digestive system. Among the different vitamins, we can distinguish between vitamins A, D, E and K that are fat-soluble and stored in the body, and vitamins B and C that are water-soluble and eliminated gradually through urine. A regular intake is essential to prevent any deficiency and accompanying symptoms. Various factors can cause vitamin deficiency. One of the most effective solutions to efficiently remedy a deficiency and rapidly relieve symptoms is an intravenous supplement. YuBoost proposes different IV therapies to you that help restore your wellness and balance after a single 45-to-60-minute infusion: Recovery, Immunity, Energy, as well as Hair & Skin, to name but a few.

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The recommended daily vitamin intake

Vitamin needs differ from one person to another; pregnant and breastfeeding women as well as very sporty people will require more vitamins. Here is the average recommended daily intake of vitamins B and C for adults : 

Type of vitamin B For women For men
B1 1,1 mg 1,2 mg
B2 1,1 mg 1,3 mg
B3 14 mg 16 mg
B5 5 mg
B6 1,3 mg
B8 30 mcg
B9 400 mcg
B12 2,4 mcg

These needs are generally covered through a varied, balanced diet. Vitamin B12 or cobalamin deficiency can, however, affect vegetarians and vegans, who eat little or no products of animal origin, as this vitamin is mainly found in poultry, meat, fish, shellfish, eggs and dairy products. For people who follow this type of diet, it may be advisable to opt for vitamin B12-enriched products, such as rice- and soy-base drinks. Likewise, a diet that’s low in fruit and vegetables can lead to vitamin C deficiency.

Factors that can cause deficiency

Apart from the importance of a varied diet, certain factors are conducive to the onset of vitamin deficiency. This is the case when the body can’t absorb vitamins well, which is frequent with age and, as such, often affects seniors. Smoking, excess drugs or alcohol, genetics and sun exposure also influence the amount of vitamins present in the body, in particular vitamin C. Pathologies such as immunodeficiency, diabetes, inflammatory disorders, as well as some treatments can increase your risk of vitamin deficiencies.

Signs and symptoms of vitamin deficiency

The existence of a vitamin deficiency is often noticed when various signs appear. You may feel tired, stressed, have less energy, experience issues digesting, or even notice dermatological reactions, have joint pain or muscle weakness. Anaemia is also common in people with a vitamin deficiency: this is characterized by insufficient iron in the blood and is often accompanied by pale skin as well as dizziness. In some people, the deficiency may also cause neurological and psychological disorders. To prevent your symptoms from worsening, it’s important to take a supplement when required. As we have already mentioned, IV therapy is one of the solutions you can opt for. A blood test may be carried out before your first YuBoost injection to detect the most significant deficiencies and to offer you the most suitable treatment. 

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