It is important to know that 95% of supplements on the market are synthetic, i.e. they are created in a lab. Additionally, different fruits and vegetables contain different vitamins which are often shown through the different bright colors that they have. When you avoid taking in harmful chemicals such as those in food preservatives, flavorings, flavor enhancers and ‘synthetic vitamin additives’, you’ll not only reduce your intake of toxins.\n\nAnd so, it appears, one can finally enjoy the benefits of healthy eating via the simple act of popping a few pills. The answer to this is that it is recommended that everyone should take vitamin supplements since most of us do not take adequate amounts of fruits, vegetables and whole foods in our daily diet.\n\nThese micronutrients are still being studied, but what we do know is that they not only provide additional nutritional support, they also enhance the effectiveness and absorption of other nutrients contained in whole foods. Vitamin supplements (which are only PARTS of foods) contain only vitamins, leaving out all of the real, natural, life-supporting nutrients named above.\n\nCancer researchers at UCLA found that people who eat foods containing certain flavonoids appear to be virtually immune to lung cancer. Without synergists – cofactors existent within the whole food complex, the body continues to be starved of micronutrients needed for healing, repair and prevention.\n\nIn the 1900s when Americans were consuming a largely natural, whole food diet directly from farm to table, obesity was an extremely rare occurrence. I suggest that Whole Food Nutrition is an amazing gift of nature that has long eluded our awareness and worse yet our supplements and health based choices for implementing the proper types of nutrition into our diets.
People think that all vitamins are created equally. This is why fruits and vegetables are universally considered to be healthy foods by almost everyone, and refined sugar (which was rare during hunter-gatherer times, in the […]