If you don’t eat a good amount of fruits and vegetables every day, then chances are you won’t be getting enough of all the vitamins, minerals, trace elements and phytonutrients that your body needs to maintain optimum health.
A normal sedentary person should be eating at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. But athletes, bodybuilders and anyone else who trains hard on a regular basis will need more – around 7 – 10 servings per day.
And very few people have anywhere near this amount. So to make up for the shortfall many people take a multivitamin supplement. But the problem with traditional multivitamins is that they are made from isolated and/or synthetic vitamins and minerals that have been produced in a lab. And these do not provide anything like the benefits you will get from consuming real whole food nutrients as the body cannot recognize and utilize them properly. Continue Reading →