Do we really need vitamins?
If you eat, whole, organic, locally grown food, from mostly plant sources. And work outside in fresh, unpolluted air, drink pure water, sleep 9 hours a night, are mostly free from chronic stressors, move your body every day, and are free from exposure to environmental toxins.
Then, of course you don’t need vitamins, they would be a waste of money. But, unfortunately this describes nobody on the planet today.
How to Optimize Your Nutrition for Vibrant Health
Nutritional deficiency is common.
There is a lot of new research focused on Vitamin D these days. Most doctors in the know recommend that people have their vitamin D levels tested, so people know right where they are at. Then they can optimize levels
The soil just doesn’t have as many minerals in as it used to thanks largely to modern farming methods.
With the stress of the modern world B complex vitamins and vitamin C become even more important.
Iodine is a nutrient that is very important for the thyroid and metabolism. Iodine was added to table salt a long time ago, but everyone is on a low salt diet these days. Or they have switched to sea salt, which typically is not iodized.