The vitamins help in weight loss by controlling the following process in our body;
- Metabolic rate
- Metabolism of fats and sugar
- Caloric burning in case of proteins
To control all these process in our body it is suggested that the optimum supply of vitamins intake is necessary. But what type of vitamins help in weight reduction. It is difficult to sort out those certain vitamins which are being best for weight loss. But we say that certain vitamins are worthy for the weight loss process. The best vitamins in weight reduction are vitamin B2, B3, B5, B6, (part of B-complex) and vitamin C.
Vitamin B2; The source of this vitamin is milk, liver, kidneys, almonds, hard cheese, eggs, and wheat gram leafy green vegetables. It acts on thyroid glands and also the metabolism of body.
Vitamin B3; These are found in wheat bran liver, chicken, meat, eggs, barleys, wheat flakes, cheese, dried fruits and brown rice etc. The function is also on thyroid hormones and controls the blood sugar level in blood.
Vitamin B5; These are found in meat, liver and kidney, poultry, nuts, wheat bran, wheat grams, eggs, molasses, oats, barleys and beans etc. there major role is to restrict the capacity to utilize fats. They also stimulate the adrenal function and energy production.
Vitamin B6; Source is wheat bran, wheat grams, oats, beef, bananas, brown rice, cabbage, dried fruits, molasses, eggs etc. These also regulate and control the production of thyroid hormones and in turn metabolism. Source is beef liver, beef heart, egg yolk, wheat grams, cauliflower, cucumber and peanuts.
These are essential for efficient metabolism of fats; its deficiency causes the fats to be deposited in liver. So it increases the glycogen and malfunctioning of metabolism process. It’s also not a real vitamin, a part of vitamin B-complex. It is manufactured inside the body and regulates the metabolism source. The source of this is eggs, soya, citrus fruits, whole grains, nuts etc.
Vitamin C; Source is broccoli, green peppers, fruits, lemons, oranges, strawberries, cabbage. Their function is to stimulate the conversion of glucose to energy in the cell.
Some of these vitamins are bad if you have certain disease as in case of thyroid glands problem and taking thyroid medicine be careful in taking of these vitamins. Excess of everything is bad, so the proper intake of all vitamins is essential.