Nutrition is the foundation of good health. It fuels the function of every cell, tissue, organ and system of your body.
- BUILD UP YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM - Illness and disease are not "caught." One doesn't catch cancer, heart disease or a cold. You create these ailments with deficiencies based on what you eat or don't eat.
- INCREASE YOUR ENERGY LEVEL - Vitamins & minerals are involved in the release of energy from digested foods. Strong, lasting energy levels are good indicators for healthy vitamin and mineral intake.
- ENHANCE YOUR APPEARANCE - Skin clearness, tone, and elasticity; hair strength, thickness and color; fingernail strength, color and texture all depend on vitamins and minerals. Some people look 50 years old at 30. Some look 30 at 50.
- EXPAND YOUR INTELLIGENCE - Brain function, ability to concentrate and memory require proper vitamin and mineral levels.
WHERE DO VITAMINS/MINERALS COME FROM?
Vitamins - are natural substances found in living things such as plants. Vitamins must be obtained in the body from foods or supplements as they cannot usually be produced by the body.
Minerals - are found in plants. Plants get their minerals from the soil--soil gets minerals from water washing over rocks. For viamins to do their job, they require minerals. Minerals must also be obtained from food or supplements.
Antioxidants - are specific vitamins or minerals that protect body cells from the damaging effects of Free Radicals. Free radicals come from or are cause by smoking, sunlight, stress, exercise, etc., and are one of the primary causes of premature aging, sickness and disease.