Travel tips: Vitamins help body adjust

With the growing interest in natural remedies for a variety of ailments, many people are looking for natural alternatives to travel health troubles. According to Elvis Ali, a doctor of naturopathic medicine and researcher at Swiss Herbal Remedies Ltd., one of the best ways to avoid common travel ailments is to continue with a multi-vitamin supplement in one’s diet.

“Travellers must often adjust to new environments, eat different or exotic foods or subscribe to irregular eating patterns,” said Elvis Ali. “When this occurs, the body can become vitamin deficient and more susceptible to illness. A timed release multi-vitamin containing high doses of vitamin C and B complex offers one of the best defenses against common travelling troubles such as insomnia and anxiety.”