What Vitamins And Minerals Do You Take Daily?
I never used to take any supplements but today I do – WHY – they make me feel better.
Right now I take 5,000 IU of vitamin D, a lot more than the government recommends but the experts in the know say that’s the right amount for a person living in N. America. I take 1,000mg of magnesium and I take 3,600mg of fish oil and yes they really do improve the quality of my life.
So am I prescribing what I take for you – NO – I’ve been testing this on myself for the past 4 or 5 years. The key is for you to test how much works best for you – but Vitamin D, Magnesium and fish oil are very important for maintaining optimum health.
To learn more read the article below:
7 Essential Vitamins You Need After Age 40
By Sarah Digiulio
Think of vitamins and nutrients as an army that will fight off age-related ailments. And the best way to build this army is by eating a healthy, well-rounded diet, says Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, manager of wellness nutrition programs at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute. While it’s always important to eat well, it becomes especially essential around age 40 because that’s when the rules start to change, she says. (The Power Nutrient Solution is the first-ever plan that tackles the root cause of virtually every major ailment and health condition today; get your copy now!)
“Your body probably isn’t working the same way at 40-plus as it was at 20,” she says. Muscle mass starts to deteriorate, we’re much more likely to put on weight, menopause may (or may soon) start, and risk of chronic diseases like cancer, heart disease, and diabetes begins to increase—which means your battle plan needs to start looking a little different.
One solution is getting enough of the right vitamins and nutrients, which is possible through healthy eating—and food sources are typically (but not always) a better bet than supplements because they’re better absorbed, Kirkpatrick says. Here are the key nutrients to look out for and the best ways to get them…
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As with everything in life it’s a good idea to consider multiple sources of information. To learn more on multivitamins follow this link: Multivitamins: What Are They, How To Choose Them and What Are The Best Ones?
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