10 Reasons You Should be Taking Nutritional Supplements
Why Should You Take Nutritional Supplements?
As a modern humans, it has become almost essential to bring nutritional supplements into our diet.
Above all, remember that a healthy balanced diet and lifestyle is still essential to your wellbeing.
Here are 10 reasons why you should already be taking nutritional supplements.
- The current commercial agricultural approach to land farming leaves soil deficient in important minerals, causing the food grown in this soil to share the same mineral deficiencies.
Methods of food processing, cooking, and preserving leads to nutrient depletion in our food supply that makes it difficult to obtain adequate nutrition from foods alone.
Your ability to absorb nutrients from food actually decreases as you age.
- Shipping processes, long term food storage and addition of preservatives degrades the nutrient content of food.
Erratic eating habits, insufficient chewing of food, eating on the run, and stress contribute to poor digestion, making it difficult for your body to extract all the nutrients it needs from food.
Increasing levels of environmental pollution in the air, pollution in our air, water and food can cause our bodies to use more nutrients than normal to detoxify (try our Turmeric for this!) and eliminate harmful substances.
Exercise increases nutrient needs. Are you an athlete or frequent exerciser? The vast amount of extra oxygen and energy used by active individuals will necessitate nutrient consumption that far exceeds the typical RDA of the average population.
Specific times of life and particular health conditions may result in a higher need for certain nutrients.
Genetic modification is often used to improve visual appeal and crop yields, not nutritional value, which frequently results in lesser nutritional values from our fruits and vegetables than our ancestors’ food supply.
- If you are following or have ever followed a calorie or any food group restricted diets, your body is likely to be depleted in nutrients.
Note: We recommend you talk to your physician before deciding to take any dietary supplement.