Posted by on 3/17/2021 to
Are you interested in maintaining the health you have?Many people believe you should obtain all your nutrients from your food choices. But food consumption surveys have shown that the majority of people who are trying to eat right - and believe that they are doing so - are deficient in critical essential nutrients. These nutrients are Vitamin B6, Folacin, Zinc, Iron, Copper, Calcium and Magnesium.
If you believe that your diet may be inadequate and you focus on nutritional and herbal supplements this information is for you.
If you have investigated the market, you know it is not easy to determine which nutritional supplements your body needs. How do you choose from the hundreds of products on the market, you might ask? This is an important issue because it is hard to find supplements that are well tolerated and which produce noticeable results in a relatively short period of time.
|"Natural" is a commonly misunderstood term which is often used. Do you believe the term "Natural" describes a completely natural product: one that is derived from a plant or fish with no modification by a manufacturer? |
Those who manufacturer, package, and process supplements must meet regulated standards. By definition, these products are "man-made". In addition, if higher levels of nutrients are required, manufacturers must modify the "natural" base product. Example: 400 mcg folic acid is needed to prevent neural tube defects. This much folic acid would never be found in nature.
|Individual nutrients never occur “naturally” in nature, and they do not occur in the high levels that may be needed in a nutritional supplement. For instance, Rose hips contains only 1% to 2% vitamin C. This means that 500 mg of rose hips vitamin C would be the size of a baseball. In addition, high levels of Vitamin B complex do not occur “Naturally”. |
Another important fact: the Minimum Daily Requirements (MDR) are based on population studies of levels of nutrients to prevent deficiency symptoms. They make no claim to be optimum levels for biological function.
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