What are Multivitamins

Vitamins are very essential nutrient of the body. Vitamins are the nutrients which can not be synthesized in our body naturally but rather should be consumed externally so as to fulfill the requirement of the vitamin. Vitamins are very essential for various functioning of the body. There are various form of vitamin present in various kind of food. It is very hard to find the combination of all the vitamins in a single food. Thus arises the need of the multivitamins. Multivitamins are the preparations containing more than one vitamin. They are available in both tablets and injectable forms. In general the multivitamins refers to the tablets containing various vitamins. The multivitamin tablets generally contain dietary vitamins and occasionally herbal extracts along with the regular amount of various vitamins. Multivitamins are also considered very useful in checking the level of the cholesterol in the body. In recent times it has been very much referred by the medical practitioners to reduce the increasing level of cholesterol in the body.

Action of the Multivitamins

The multivitamins have the quality to prevent the oxidation of the LDL cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is being considered as the bad cholesterol by the experts. LDL cholesterol is the abbreviation of low density lipoprotein. Due to the process of the oxidation of LDL cholesterol they are broken into free radicals and are easily available to the cell for their own oxidation. Multivitamins has been very instrumental in lowering the level of cholesterol in the body. It has been found through clinical research that vitamin c has been the most responsible vitamin for checking the oxidation of the LDL cholesterol.

Dosage of multivitamins

Multivitamins should be always taken with the consent of an expert medical practitioner and after proper diagnosis of complete vitamin profile through blood test . Individual test like Vitamin D total test , Vitamin B Complex proflie & Vitamin B12 test can also be underatken for specific evaluation of vitamins.The dosage prescribed by the doctor should be followed very religiously. Multivitamins not only check rising level of cholesterol in the body but also helps in promoting overall good health of a person.