WHAT IS THE TOP SUPPLEMENTS FOR GOOD HEATLH
Why is supplementation important?
Our foods have become deficient in nutrients due to the overuse of the soil, pesticides that block some nutrient absorption and GMO (genetically modified foods). All of these are contributing to a lack of essential nutrients in your body.
The 4 top lists of supplements
Oils control the inflammation in the body. All chronic conditions ranging from joint pain, heartburn, to cancers are linked to increased inflammation.
Warning: not all fish oils are the same. The best oil to get is wild caught, has low heavy metal toxicity, high therapeutic dose.
In sunny South Africa about 80% of people is Vitamin D deficient. This is due to our lifestyle, (living more indoors) and using large amounts of sunscreen. Vitamin D works about 500 different ways in your body. Controlling inflammation, moods, immune system is only a few examples.
Warning: the dosage of Vitamin D can range anything from 500 to 50 000iu so it is best to do a blood tests to determine the correct dosage for you.
Again about 80% of people are deficient in Magnesium. The reason is 2 fold. As soon as you eat refined foods (sugar, bread, pizza, dessert etc.) your body sacrifices magnesium to convert the sugar into a usable energy source. The other reason is the more you stress the higher the demand of magnesium is on the body.
Your gastrointestinal health is of critical importance for good health.
Did you know?
- That 80% of your immune system comes from you digestive tract?
- That 70% of your serotonin (happy hormone) comes from the digestive tract?
- That the digestive system is your organ that interacts with your environment directly from the food you consume?
Some conditions relating directly to the gut
Not being able to loose weight
Frequent colds and flus
Warning: It is important to use the correct probiotic and strain for what your ailments or conditions are. There are specific strains of probiotics that is very useful after antibiotic use, and certain strains that are more applicable for female health.