Know your Vitamin Deficiency!


Vitamin deficiency is the condition of a long-term lack of a vitamin. Know your body, know your deficiency.

Most Common Vitamin Deficiency are:

  1. Iron
  2. Iodine
  3. Vitamin D
  4. Vitamin B12
  5. Calcium
  6. Vitamin A
  7. Magnesium

Symptons of Vitamin Deficiency:

  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dizziness
  • Pale or yellowish skin
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Weight loss
  • Numbness or tingling in your hands and feet
  • Muscle weakness
  • Personality changes


Choose a Healthy Diet

You can prevent some forms of vitamin deficiency by choosing a healthy diet that includes a variety of foods.

Foods rich in folate include:

  • Dark green leafy vegetables
  • Nuts
  • Enriched grain products, such as bread, cereal, pasta and rice
  • Fruits and fruit juices

Foods rich in vitamin B-12 include:

  • Eggs
  • Fortified foods, such as breakfast cereals
  • Milk, cheese and yogurt
  • Red and white meats and shellfish

Foods rich in vitamin C include:

  • Broccoli
  • Citrus fruits and juices
  • Strawberries
  • Bell peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Kale

Most adults need these daily dietary amounts of the following vitamins:

  • Vitamin B-12 — 2.4 micrograms (mcg)
  • Folate or folic acid — 400 mcg
  • Vitamin C — 75 to 90 milligrams

Pregnant and breast-feeding women may require more of each vitamin.

If you feeling any of the above symptoms, Do take it seriously and consult a doctor today, because #healthisimportant

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