Walking through the health supplements aisle for the first or fiftieth time can be confusing and overwhelming. Even if you eat a healthy diet it can be difficult to get the recommended daily amount of some nutrients. Investing in a strong nutritional foundation supported with quality daily vitamins and supplements is part of a preventative medicine plan to stay healthy and vibrant.
The following are the top three daily vitamins and supplements worth your hard-earned dollars for daily support of your health and wellness:
Number 1: A good multivitamin with minerals
The purpose of the multivitamin/multi-mineral supplement is to protect our bodies from everyday wear and tear and to help support our metabolism.
Ideally, we are getting much of what we need from food that is varied in its selection of vegetables, grains, beans, nuts and lean meats.
When making a multivitamin selection, look for vitamins A, D, K and E as well as folate and the trace minerals such as zinc, selenium and chromium.
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Number 2: Probiotics
Probiotics are another good foundation supplement. Ever heard the saying, ‘Constipation is illegal? For so many reasons this is true.
A good probiotic (emphasis on good) muscles out the bad bacteria and in doing so improves bowel movements and aids in digestion.
Look for a probiotic drink, pill or even yogurt high in probiotics.
Good gut bacteria can help us lose weight, decrease pain associated with inflammation as well as make