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Crucial vitamins to speed up weight loss

Weight loss is not an easy thing. It requires determination and dedication. There are literally thousands of ways to shed those extra pounds off your body but let’s see what vitamins can help to ease the process.

Vitamin B

Vitamin B makes sure the body cells are functioning properly. They help to create new blood cells, maintain the function of other body tissues and also help to convert food into energy. If you meet your B-vitamin needs, you will find it easier to control your appetite.

Source of vitamin B: Whole grains, meat, eggs, dairy products, legumes, seeds and nuts.

Vitamin C

To help you lower your waist circumference and BMI, try taking more magnesium and vitamins A, C, E. Studies suggest that people who don’t get enough vitamin C find it harder to lose fat than those who get sufficient vitamin C.

Source of vitamin C: Red bell peppers, kiwifruit, strawberries, oranges and broccoli.

Vitamin A

Vitamin A regulates thyroid hormones. If your thyroid hormones are not stable, it can affect your body function especially your metabolism.

Check out ways to boost your metabolism, here.

Source of vitamin A: Tuna, squash, sweet potato, spinach and carrot.

Vitamin D

According to a study published in Obesity Review, low levels of vitamin D are common among obese people. Also, scientist found out that vitamin D could potentially reduce the formation of new fat cells in the body and suppress the storage of fat cells.

Source of vitamin D: Fatty fish like salmon and mackerel, cheese and egg yolk, also do spend more time under the sun (with sunscreen of course).

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