Russia - Sanitary doctors told what vitamins are lacking in winter

Russia ( - In winter, the human body is often faced with a deficiency of a number of vitamins. Specialists of Rospotrebnadzor in St. Petersburg prepared a memo, in which they explained which vitamins are most often lacking and how to replenish it.

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So, in winter, the deficiency of retinoids is aggravated, they are widely known as vitamin A. They are found in fish oil, caviar, liver, as well as dairy products: cottage cheese, cheese and butter.

Retinoids can enter the body with food, and can be formed from carotenoids, or provitamins A. In winter, the body also usually lacks carotenoids; in case of acute deficiency, a person may even face visual impairment known as night blindness. It is common knowledge that carotenoids are found in carrots, but they are also found in spinach, green onions, peaches, apples, and legumes.

Negatively affects vision and vitamin E deficiency. Deficiency also causes dry skin and anemia, and a lack of this vitamin can lead to impaired reproductive abilities. Vitamin E can be obtained from food in lettuce, milk, yolks; it is also present in cereals and legumes, as well as in almonds and peanuts. But most often vitamin E deficiency is advised to replenish with the help of vegetable oil, where it is contained in sufficient quantities. In addition to sunflower, the vitamin is also found in soybean and cottonseed oils.

In winter, the body is also often faced with a lack of thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, niacin, pantothenic and folic acids, folacin, cynocobalamin, pyridoxine. All of these are B vitamins. When the body lacks these vitamins, this can provoke weakness, dizziness, lead to memory impairment, the skin condition also worsens, fatigue increases, primarily due to insomnia, which is also caused by a deficiency of group vitamins B. They are found in nuts, most of them in pine and walnuts, as well as in pistachios and peanuts, there are also vitamins in legumes, meat and offal.

Deficiency of vitamin C not only lowers immunity, but also leads to dry skin, hair and teeth loss, in the most severe cases, patients begin to bleed gums. It is well known that vitamin C is in citrus fruits, however, they say in the St. Petersburg department of the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare, rose hips are the most rich in ascorbic acid, there is also a lot of this vitamin in sea buckthorn, bell peppers, currants, kiwi, as well as dried white mushrooms. What's more, parsley and dill also help fill vitamin C deficiencies.

In the northern latitudes in winter it is difficult to meet a person without a deficiency of vitamin D. And this is all because it is synthesized in the body when exposed to the sun's best, with which it is tense in St. Petersburg in winter. Vitamins can also be obtained through food, for example, by consuming algae, oily fish and forest mushrooms. If the body is faced with a vitamin D deficiency for a long time, then in childhood it can cause rickets, but even in adults, hypertension can develop, brittle bones increase and seizures begin.

And although almost all vitamins can be obtained in one way or another with food, the St. Petersburg department of Rospotrebnadzor advises taking them also in the form of dietary supplements. But it is impossible to prescribe vitamins on your own in any case, it is important that a doctor prescribes them, often this requires taking tests. In this way, doctors can calculate the optimal dosage.

Russia - Sanitary doctors told what vitamins are lacking in winter