Vicki Martin, Nutritionist and Naturopath
Do your diet and lifestyle mean your energy levels are the best they can be?
Check yourself out honestly. Do you have
If so, read no further. However if you fall short, maybe it’s time to think about a multivitamin and mineral supplement to get your health up to speed.
Other signs that a multivitamin supplement might be for you:
Eating the right whole foods is certainly the cornerstone of any healthy nutrition program. But an increased pace of life increases your need for some nutrients, and depletes your body's stores of others. This is particularly true if you work or study long hours, party hard, exercise a lot, have uncomfortable periods, or are stressed out. So sometimes, a healthy diet might not be enough.
Always think of multivitamin supplements as part of your total health care program – a top up when aren’t getting a good supply from your diet. Remember that they can never take the place of fresh fruit and vegetables, wholegrains and good quality protein foods.