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10 Essential Vitamins for Winter Survival

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Winter drags many of us down—it sucks up our energy, causes joint inflammation and pain, leaves us with the sniffles, seasonal flu, and the winter blahs.

However, many of these common winter ailments are caused by vitamin or mineral deficiencies. That’s why topping up your stores with the following ten essential vitamins can put a spring back in your winter step…

1. Vitamin C

You always pop vitamin C when you feel a cold coming on. However, during winter when vegetables and fruits high in the immune boosting vitamin are scarce, you may need to take regular vitamin C supplements to support body tissue growth, healthy blood vessels, strong bones and teeth, and to ward off winter influenza.

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