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Vitamin trends of the rich and famous

By LLM Reporters on 26th June 2019

Vitamins are a part of many people’s daily routines, with a whole host of varieties intended to support everything from wrinkle–free skin to flat stomachs and stronger hair and nails; even some celebrities are known to swear by these capsules. From Victoria Beckham to Jennifer Aniston, some celebrities swear by their health supplements regime.

The British public spent £442 million on vitamins in 2018. This record-breaking year also saw vitamin D overtake vitamin C to become the best-selling supplement, with 2018 sales seven percent up on 2017. It’s predicted that sales will continue to rise and will reach £477 by 2023.

So, the question is what exactly are these celebs doing to boost their bodies, and which vitamins are responsible? Let’s take a look.

Jennifer Aniston

She shot to stardom for her role as Rachel in Friends, and many people feel that despite recently turning 50, Aniston looks as youthful now as she did back on the famous couch. But, what does the actress think helps her fight off the wrinkles? In 2016, Aniston revealed in People magazine’s ‘Most Beautiful’ issue that it was taking a ‘bag of vitamins’ that helped her slow down the ageing process.

Aniston told People Magazine: “I’ve got a healthy bag of vitamins I take three times a day, like your basic omegas and vitamin C,” and many people were left wanting to know more about her routine. She also revealed that she partakes in regular cardio activity, keeps a balanced diet and had a simple skincare routine.

Khloe Kardashian apparently takes a huge 23 vitamins every day. Image credit: DFree/Bigtock.com

Khloe Kardashian

The youngest of the Kardashian sisters has often caused controversy with her choice of supplements, and her extreme dietary regime. In fact, she revealed that she takes a huge 23 vitamins every day! With over 85 million followers on the social network, it’s no surprise that companies have started using the model and TV personality as an influencer, and the 34-year-old is said to be a great believer in taking vitamins to improve her hair.

Gwyneth Paltrow

We all love a bit of sunshine, but bright days are few and far between in the UK, with surveys finding that 1 in 5 people nationwide suffer from a deficiency of the sunlight vitamin, vitamin D. Gwyneth Paltrow has made no secret of her vitamin D deficiency. She’s gone on record stating her ‘fab four’ vitamins include vitamin D3, fish oil and probiotics, and that she has followed the advice of Dr Frank Lipman, a health guru.

Paltrow said: “My doctors tested my vitamin D levels which turned out to be the lowest thing they had ever seen – not a good thing.”

Gwyneth Paltrow has made no secret of her vitamin D deficiency. Image credit: Joe Seer/Bigstock.com

Montel Williams

The talk show host and actor another advocate of vitamin D. He was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1999 and believes that the supplements can help with his everyday life.
Williams said: “I take 100-300 mg of chlorophyll and 1000 IU of vitamin D together daily,”. “You can get chlorophyll by consuming leafy green vegetables, fresh green juice drinks, wheat grass or spirulina.”

Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton’s ethereal pregnancy glow was praised by the world’s media in the run–up to her due dates with all three of her children, George, Louis, and princess Charlotte. However, it was well-documented that the Duchess of Cambridge suffered from nausea during her first pregnancy. However, a source close to the princess told US Weekly that she combatted this by taking vitamin B6.

Cate Blanchett

As the star of blockbuster films Elizabeth and Carol to name a few, Cate Blanchett was ranked among the highest-paid actresses across the globe in 2018. Speaking to Elle UK, the star revealed that vitamins helped her deal with any jet lag she suffered when she had to travel for her roles, stating that vitamin C tablets played a part in her combatting tiredness. She also commented that her best beauty tip was to find a good multi-vitamin.

Victoria Beckham has trademarked her signature flawless skin over the years, and her polished appearance is supported by a string of vitamins Image credit: magicinfoto/Bigstock.com

Madonna

The all–American pop sensation and Like a Virgin singer doesn’t follow the rules when it comes to ageing, and she looks incredible for it. The 60-year-old is continuing to wow fans with her shows and is planning a world tour this year. So, what does she recommend in order to keep your body looking younger? Vitamins, of course.

Nicole Winhoffer, Madonna’s personal trainer revealed to Allure: “She takes all-natural supplements with ginseng or Yerba Mate Tea.”

Victoria Beckham

Posh Spice has trademarked her signature flawless skin over the years, and her polished appearance is supported by a string of vitamins. According to an interview the former Spice Girl had with Vogue, she revealed that she swears by bee pollen. It contains 22 amino acids, 12 vitamins and 28 minerals in each spoonful and the singer and the fashionista uses it to fight off wrinkles and fatigue.

The vitamin aisle in any store can be a daunting area to navigate, especially if you are looking for something specific. With so many different benefits, from fighting fatigue to age-defying routines, vitamins are sure to be relied on for many years, although they should be taken alongside a healthy diet, not in replace of one. Which will you incorporate into your everyday life?

This article was brought to you by Pharma Nord, leading suppliers of vitamin D3 supplements.

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