Five Vitamins You Need to Power Through the Day In and Out of Work

MANILA, Philippines — Before the pandemic happened and travel restrictions were implemented, the daily grind was already exhausted. This is heightened even more now that work, family, and friends, and all obligations are contained in one space. With the unprecedented challenges the pandemic has  presented, just being able to get through our day-to-day responsibilities can zap your energy.  This is why it’s important to take care of our wellbeing by embracing a healthy lifestyle. 

This, of course, is easier said than done. While eating right to get all the nutrients and keeping  an active lifestyle are healthy habits to build, supplements are great compliments that will help  keep your health in check and ensure that you meet the daily recommended intake of vitamins  and minerals. 

To help you get through your day, here are five vitamins highly recommended to boost the  immune system and provide much-needed energy for those endless tasks on your to-do list: 

Vitamin C, Bioflavonoids & Rose Hips 

With strains of different viruses constantly emerging, it’s important that we keep our  immune system strong and ready to fight off disease. Vitamin C plays an integral part in  strengthening the immune system and is also an antioxidant that helps protect us from  free radical build up that causes damage to our healthy cells. Puritan’s Pride’s Vitamin C  includes Bioflavonoids & Rose Hips that help in boosting Vitamin C absorption and has  anti-aging and skin whitening properties. 

Vitamin C, Bioflavonoids & Rose Hips, Image courtesy of Puritan’s Pride

Vitamin D3 

Unlike other vitamins, it is more challenging to fulfill the daily recommended amounts of  vitamin D. Not only do very few foods naturally contain vitamin D, our increased time  spent indoors these days may not allow our bodies to produce enough to get us through  the day. Vitamin D supplements will help us regulate the absorption of calcium and  phosphorus for our bones as well as ensure normal immune system function. Puritan’s  Pride’s vitamin D supplements provide our body with vitamin D3, a high quality vitamin  that mainly comes from animal sources such as fish oil, fatty fish, liver, and egg yolks.  Vitamin D3 is most commonly used as a dietary supplement of Vitamin D.

Vitamin D3, Image courtesy of Puritan’s Pride

Zinc Gluconate 

Zinc is a micronutrient with anti-viral properties that helps our bodies fight off bacteria  and viruses, produce protein, and regulate insulin levels. Although we only need small  amounts of zinc, our bodies don’t store zinc the way it does other minerals. To help  ensure efficient absorption, Puritan’s Pride offers Zinc Gluconate.  

Zinc Gluconate, Image courtesy of Puritan’s Pride

Hydrolyzed Collagen 

Skin health should never be overlooked. Collagen is the most abundant protein that our  bodies naturally produce. In fact, it makes up one-third of our total protein count in the  body. However, apart from major factors such as smoking and poor diet, our collagen  also naturally reduces as we age. To help ensure that we get enough of the protein in  our bodies, we need to take the extra mile by taking collagen as supplements. With the  help of Puritan’s Pride’s Collagen Hydrolyzed, it can improve skin elasticity and keeps it smooth, while also promoting strong nails and shiny hair. It also protects  the joints, muscles, and bones.

Hydrolyzed Collagen, Image courtesy of Puritan’s Pride

Melatonin 

Sleep is very important to attain good health. Melatonin is a brain-produced hormone  that responds to and increases in the darkness. Melatonin helps regulate the timing of  our circadian rhythms and improve sleep quality, helping you fall asleep faster and stay  asleep longer. It also helps in regulating moods. Apart from helping you get a  goodnight’s sleep, melatonin can also aid in immunity through activating T-cells, a  special kind of white blood cells, which help in protecting the body. It is also considered  a special type of antioxidant. 

Melatonin, Image courtesy of Puritan’s Pride

US-made brand, Puritan’s Pride offers these vitamins and supplements and more alongside  great value for money for those looking to kick start their healthy lifestyle journey. As we go  about our daily routines especially during these unprecedented times, it is important to  remember that health is our number one priority everyday. Puritan’s Pride, now one of the  leading health supplement brands in the country, banners its #HealthIsEveryday campaign to  inspire many Filipinos to start taking care of themselves today in all aspects such as physical,  mental, and also emotional. With these vitamins and supplements along with proper diet and  constant exercise, everyone can now take the first step towards choosing a healthier life.  

Stay healthy and stay well with Puritan’s Pride, available on https://puritanspride.ph/, at  Watson’s stores nationwide, and on Lazada, Shopee, Zalora, and BeautyMnl.