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Do You Take Vitamin Supplements.

October 17, 2018 by  
Filed under Health, News, Weekly Column

(BlackFitness101.com) Eating healthy is a very important part of managing your weight, enhancing your workout, and seeing to your overall wellness. More people are looking at plant-based diets as a way to stave off a lot of diseases many feel are associated with eating meat. Granted meat is not the enemy in most cases, but it is important to build a diet based on the needs of your body verses the dieting trends. It is known that the environment is being put through the ringer.

We know there are hormones in our meat, but what of our plants.  The state of the environment can cause one to question the richness of the soil from which our vegetables grow. Soil lacking nutrients means you are eating vegetable and plant based food, but are not gaining all the vitamins and mineral you need through your food. We might be receiving less from our food than we know.

There are people that take vitamins and every supplement they can find religiously in an effort boost their healthy, loose weight, fight the flu season, and meet a laundry list of their health concerns though there is a such thing as overdoing it with vitamins and supplements…if you are not taking any you might want to consider finding vitamins that work for you. Because we don’t get everything we need from our diet it is necessary to supplement the nutrients we are lacking so that we can maximize our body’s potential.

Some deficiencies can cause pain that you can not ignore. If you find that your legs are cramping quite badly you’d want to make sure you are not dehydrated. However, you also need to make sure your potassium levels are not low. If your vitamin B12 complex is lacking, you may find that you body is sluggish. Don’t reach for caffeine, if you can help it, make sure you are not nutrient deficient.

Introducing a good multi-vitamin to your daily diet can be just what your need to see an improvement in how you are able to physically manage your day. You would be giving your body the necessary tools to help protect itself from illness and in some areas disease. It is also important to take as recommended once you start. Though the side effects are not always severely uncomfortable you don’t want to turn a positive into a negative by overdosing on vitamins.

There is no need to worry about playing catch up with taking supplements. You would just want to start taking them, and your body will do the rest. Be sure to check with your doctor if you have existing health conditions to make sure there are not certain vitamin supplements that would interfere with medication you are taking or a condition you have.

We can not depend on the food and beverages we consume to have everything our body needs. We must add the proper supplements to a healthy diet so that our body can be at its healthiest state. This is a small investment in your health that will render great results for your body inside and out.

Staff Writer; Christian Starr

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