You know you're in good physical health when you can greet each day with energy to accomplish your tasks, conquer your challenges, and savor every experience that life brings -- not only in your 20s, 30, or 40s but through to your 60s, 70s, and beyond.
And in order to maintain physical health, you must focus on proper daily nutrition and exercise. Although you try to eat the right foods, you may not be getting the necessary vitamins and minerals to maintain good health. Why? Because while we need adequate, proper minerals for health and wellness, our body does not make minerals.
We get minerals through foods, and vegetables are only as nutritious as the soil they were grown in. Sadly the earth is mineral deficient after years of abuse - improper crop rotation, over-pesticide use, along with damaging UV rays from the hole in the ozone layer - robbing the earth still further of precious minerals.
Although 1 in 4 Americans are obese - 97% of all Americans suffer from some form of malnutrition. Two thirds of the population is deficient in Vitamin E and zinc and half are calcium deficient. What is going on here?
The National Institute of Health has stated that every person needs DAILY supplements. It is next to impossible for a person to consume enough food each day to satisfy the vitamin/mineral requirements of our bodies. For example, in order to have enough Vitamin E, you would have to eat 256 slices of whole wheat bread each day. To have enough Vitamin C, you would need to eat at least 10 pieces of fruit daily and for Vitamin K, 33 lbs. of spinach every day.
And did you know that the top four causes of death today were not even in the top ten causes of death 100 years ago.
1. Heart Disease
4. Prescription Drugs (106,000 people died in the year 2000 from mixing prescription drugs)
Luckily, eating properly and supplementing your meals with vitamins and minerals can help reduce the possibility of Heart Disease, Cancer and Stroke. But note that solubility is the key to absorbing these vitamins and minerals. Supplements from popular companies such as Centrum® and One A Day® have been scientifically proven to have a low absorbtion rate of under 10%!
So when you're shopping for vitamin and mineral supplements, make sure you choose wisely. To learn more about our supplements that independent research has proven to be over 85% soluble and absorbed, contact me or click the button below.
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