Have you ever felt tired, weak, or just generally run down? A lack of sleep, lifestyle, health issues and stress can cause you to feel exhausted. 1Dpg1,A,B,Cpg2 In many cases these issues can be fixed with some lifestyle changes. But exhaustion can also be caused by vitamin and mineral deficiencies, which may need you to adjust your diet, or start taking supplements. 1Epg1
Generally speaking, increasing your intake of some foods can help fix vitamin or mineral deficiencies. 2Apg1
Additionally, specific groups of people can benefit from supplementation: People who are pregnant, or who are trying to get pregnant, people over the age of 50, those who have a poor, or restrictive/limited diet, some medical conditions that alter nutrient absorption, or who have had surgery that affects how the body absorbs nutrients. 2Bpg1,2
Calcium and vitamin D supplementation has been shown to reduce the risk of osteoporosis, while iron supplementation can reduce iron deficiency as a result of menstruation. 3A,Bpg4 Vitamin B5, iron and zinc are essential nutrients well-known for supporting cognitive health and metal performance. 4Apg4 B-vitamins (B1, B2, B5, B6 and B12) contributes to energy and the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.
Supplements for men:
Supplements for men typically have increased selenium and lycopene, which supports prostate health, as well as zinc contributing to normal testosterone levels, fertility and reproduction. 5Apg20, 6Cpg6 Certain B-vitamins (B1, B6 and B12) supports the normal function of the heart and plays an important role in maintaining normal homocysteine levels. 6Bpg5 Herbal ingredients, e.g. Panax ginseng, are often present to increase energy and reduce mental fatigue in times of stress. 7Apg2
Live to live, don’t live to work
It is important to not lose sight of the fact that maintenance of your physical health has an effect on all areas of your life, including managing a healthy work-life balance. Taking a good multivitamin and mineral supplement contributes to your health and wellbeing. 4Apg4,6Apg5
Would it not be more appropriate to focus on the benefits/claims/indications provided by the Ultra Women and Ultra Men products respectively.
Vitamin B5, iron and zinc are essential nutrients well known for supporting cognitive health and metal performance.
Vitamin B1 contributes to the normal function of the heart, while vitamins B6 and B12 plays an important role in homocysteine metabolism.
Zinc contributes to the maintenance of normal testosterone levels, fertility and reproduction.