Beauty & Health

See why celebs swear by these vitamins

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We often rely on vitamins for that extra boost. It doesn’t matter if you dream of a flat stomach, or are looking for our skin to glow, we turn to the supplements to help us out. It’s unsurprising to know that famous faces or no different, either. The British public forked out £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. With the supplement industry so popular, what is it exactly that the stars are doing to boost their bodies?

 

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Khloe Kardashian

There aren’t many celebrity families who get more publicity than the Kardashians. The youngest of the clan is a regular on Instagram and often discusses her 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.

 

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Jennifer Aniston

Many will recognise Aniston because of her as Rachel in Friends. She’s often praised for her youthful appearance as she approaches 50. 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. “I’ve got a healthy bag of vitamins I take three times a day, like your basic omegas and vitamin C,” the Hollywood star told People magazine. She also revealed that she partakes in regular cardio activity, keeps a balanced diet and had a simple skincare routine.

 

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Gwyneth Paltrow

It’s not just the average person on the street who raves about vitamin D3, either. 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. She said: “My doctors tested my vitamin D levels which turned out to be the lowest thing they had ever seen – not a good thing.”

 

Montel Williams

Williams may be better known in the United States, but he is another celebrity who swears by vitamin D. He was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1999 and believes that the supplements can help with his everyday life. “I take 100-300 mg of chlorophyll and 1000 IU of vitamin D together daily,” he said. “You can get chlorophyll by consuming leafy green vegetables, fresh green juice drinks, wheat grass or spirulina.”

 

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Cate Blanchett

The Australian actress was the star of top movies, including Elizabeth and Carol. In 2018, she was ranked among the highest-paid actresses across the globe. 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

Victoria Beckham’s flawless skin has won her many plaudits over the years. So, what’s her secret? 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.

 

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Kate Middleton

During her three pregnancies, the princess was often the centre of positive attention thanks to her fantastic appearance. 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.

Madonna

The Like a Prayer vocalist has long been praised for looking younger than her years. 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, her personal trainer, told Allure: “She takes all-natural supplements with ginseng or Yerba Mate Tea.”

Of course, there are many supplements and vitamins that are available to us. 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?