We all know that by following a proper diet we will get all
the nutrients our body needs to be healthy.
But our today’s life is very difficult, hard and complicated.
Not only a very small number of us follow a proper diet
but our food ingredients are so manipulated these days
that we do not take the necessary nutrients we need to
Also as we age the nutrient absorption becomes less efficient.
If we want to achieve optimal wellness then certainly we
must support our diet with, at least, the most critical nutrients.
The following five nutrients need to be taken in supplemental
form to safeguard against various diseases.
1) Vitamin C
A vital anti-ageing nutrient.
a) It enhances our immunity.
b) It protects our body from oxidative stress.
c) It ensures blood vessel dilation.
d) It keeps our skin young.
Take 500mg daily.
2) Vitamin D
A pro-hormone nutrient connected to most chronic diseases.
The main source is the sunlight but since it is impossible for most
of us to sunbathe on a daily basis, we must supplement.
Take a minimum of 600IU daily.
3) Vitamin E
A nutrient necessary for many body functions.
1) It fights free radicals.
2) It reduces cholesterol levels.
3) It keeps our skin moisturised.
4) It is an anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer agent.
5) It regulates our hormone levels.
Take 100IU daily.
An absolutely vital mineral.
1) It strengthens our bones.
2) It protects our heart muscle.
3) It controls our blood pressure.
Take 1000mg daily.
An important nutrient to stay healthy.
1) Together with Calcium fights bone loss.
2) It benefits our nervous system.
3) It reduces the risk of diabetes.
4) It protects our heart.
Take 500mg daily.
Always take all supplements with food.
If you have any health problems discuss with your physician.
The Seeds of Health
1) Eat green and colourful fruits every day.
2) Eat whole grains and beans.
3) Include mono-unsaturated fats in your diet daily.
Olive oil, nuts, seeds.
4) Include protein with every meal for energy.
Wild salmon, lean meats and poultry, eggs.
5) Avoid processed foods which contain refined
and processed sugars as well as salt.