Product Type: Berocca Vitamin 50mg
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Good with a touch of bad
Berocca Effervescent Tablets
Member Name: WritingMonkey46
Berocca Effervescent Tablets
Advantages: High amounts of vitamins and minerals, great energy boost
Disadvantages: Two supposedly bad sweeteners inside, orange wee
I first heard about these on the adverts and also from my mums' partner. Now he's been taking vitamins and other supplements since I've known him and for 65 he looks great! If you can't get what you need via your diet, I don't see harm in using things like Berocca?
The question is besides from the definite energy boost, is Berocca all good?
In terms of essential vitamins and minerals then Berocca over-performs. In some cases you are getting nearly 10x your recommended daily allowance which is safe according to the Berocca FAQ. However, you should monitor any other supplements you are taking too see if they will increase your RDA of a certain vitamin or mineral further. Taking way more than you need can be dangerous.
Reading up on the ingredients, your body is hugely benefiting from just 1 tablet a day.
You are getting your b1 and b2 vitamins which help you to release energy and stay on top form. B vitamins in general are need for healthy skin, hair, eyes and live and also are need for good brain function.
Berocca can also aid in a better sleep as it contains 25% RDA of Magnesium, which sounds crazy as they are meant to keep you awake. Magnesium eases anxiety, relaxes muscles and nerves resulting in an overall improvement of your night's sleep.
The disadvantage to Berocaa tablets are:
they contain two ingredients that might prevent someone from buying them: Aspartame, Acesulfame K. Some studies say that Aspartame is the most dangerous substance on the market.
You can either get Berocca Effervescent in 15 or 30 tablet packs. The box stands out on the shelf and is green and orange with a fizzing tablet in the corner.
The tablets come in a tube and the lid is quite hard to get off, so young children won't be able to open it.
To make things easier, I take all of the tablets out and put them back in without the foil.
In the morning, as suggested i just pop it in a glass full of water and wait until it dissolves. It's actually not a bad taste, the orange flavor is pretty good.
I used to be tired most of the day but now I have energy all day whereas before i'd only start to 'wake up' about 3 in the afternoon.
I've started to feel more alert and able to do a workout every 2 days, my muscles are pretty sore! I'm hoping to feel less stressed out, but I've only been taking them for 2 weeks so i'll see. If not then the gym can take care of that.
Overall i'd recommend Berocca, so many healthy benefits as well as a good energy boost.
Summary: Keeps me alert, cheap in price and some good dose of vitamins and minerals