Everyone Needs Dietary Supplements Essay

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Everyone Needs Health Supplements

Some people may say, "why bother with health supplements?" Some people today would like to believe that all we have to do to keep ourselves healthy is to eat a proper diet. That's where the problem lies. The question I propose is, "What is a proper diet, and how do you go about getting it into your system?" Some would say, "Well by eating healthy food." There's another problem. What is healthy food and where do you find it? You won't find it at your local grocery store as you will soon find out. Others might say, "We have a garden where we grow our food." That's a start, and it also tells me that you are already aware of the fact that there is a need for a more nutritional
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I know this not just from reading about this issue, or listening about people talk about this issue but from my own experience. I know what it is like to feel emotionally and physically tired, although I was eating what some consider a well-balanced diet. I was eating all the right foods. However, I found out that I was not able to get all of the nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that an individual needs to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Why is that? I would have to consume large amounts of food to meet the nutritional requirements of my body. Why do I say this? Let me tell you why.

First of all, there is the issue of the nutritional value in the food we eat, or should I say the lack of nutritional value in the food we eat. There is much evidence available today that clearly states that the food sources we have are highly deficient in nutritional value.

For a long time the scientific community made light of health supplements. This is no longer true. The American Medical Association and also the Federal Drug Administration are now singing a different tune. In fact they are praising the value of health supplements. There is now a new field of nutritional science specifically for the study of vitamin and mineral supplements.

As I said earlier, one of the most common reasons given for not needing food supplements is, "I eat well-balanced meals, I don't need
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