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I believe a lot of us have gotten to be so obsessed with our health, that we will take a pill for almost anything. This isn’t always a bad idea, especially when it is a pill recommended by a trusted physician. But what if the pill in question is something you can get naturally simply by eating the correct amount of nutrients? In that case, a well balanced diet is all that will be needed.
If you are already consuming a well balanced diet, don’t throw money out the window. Unless a doctor should tell you otherwise, that is what you will be doing when you spend your money on a bunch of un-necessary vitamins.
Here’s the 411.
Most nutritionist agree, that the natural food supply is loaded with nutrients; far more than you can get from a pill.
All of our body’s systems depend upon us having a healthy intake of nutrients. I’m talking about our muscular system, nervous system, skeleton system, and others. A well balanced diet works to keep all of our body parts healthy.
A great immune system should belong to all of us. Our immune system will usually hum right along, ready and able to fight off most harmful bacteria and viruses. So it is most probable that our immune system will get a big boost when we consume a well balanced diet.
The thing is, there is a big difference between taking vitamin supplements to add to the diet and in taking vitamins as a substitution to eating a daily nutritious meal.
I bring up this point because there are quite a few people who skip meals for one reason or another, (especially those who want to lose weight) and take vitamins as a substitute for that meal instead.
Here lies where the problem is: No one does themselves any favors by skipping meals and substituting it with vitamins. Natural foods are packed with much more nutrients than what you will get from a vitamin supplement. It is through consumption of natural foods, our health will get the biggest boost possible.
I realize that there are certain diseases we may fall prey to despite how great our diet is. Cancer is one of the diseases that come to mind. But it is for this very reason that we should consume a well balance diet. Unfortunately, in some cases, not eating a well balanced diet will create the cancer.
So what we have to remember is:
1) Eat a healthy diet
2) Do not skip meals
3) Do not replace food consumption with vitamin substitution
Look for a report to follow soon of what you might expect from vitamins, and which foods contain the most powerful vitamins.
Healthy trails to you