The holidays are over, a new year has begun, and if you are like many of us, you are setting new goals to be healthier in 2018. Getting more exercise, eating better, and taking a daily multivitamin are great ways to help achieve your wellness goals.
Ask any doctor, and they will tell you that ideally, we would get all our nutrients from the food that we consume. But unfortunately, the Standard American Diet, or SAD, is seriously lacking in many of the micronutrients essential to our health. According to criteria set by The Institute of Medicine, more than 90% of Americans get less than the estimated average requirement for Vitamin D, E and A from food. And many seniors are unable to fully absorb the necessary amount of B12 from food. Deficiencies in many micronutrients may lead to DNA damage causing or accelerating age-related conditions such as certain types of cancer, heart disease and vision loss.
Some of the most commonly deficient micronutrients and the consequences of those deficiencies are: Continue reading New Year, New You in 2018
Cataracts are an extremely common eye disease. Starting around age 40, the risk of developing cataracts increases with each passing decade. By the age of 75, 50 percent of Americans will develop a cataract.
Signs and symptoms of cataracts include:
- Clouded, blurred or dim vision
- Increasing difficulty with vision at night
- Sensitivity to light and glare
- Seeing ‘halos’ around lights
- Frequent changes in eyeglass or contact lens prescription
- Fading or yellowing of colors
- Double vision in a single eye
Continue reading Are You Showing The Symptoms Of Cataracts?
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Nutrition and Health
Research shows us that maintaining health and wellness, including optimal vision is now possible with nutritional supplementation, diet and other lifestyle modifications. Unfortunately, most American adults are following the “Standard American Diet” (S.A.D.) which is nutritionally deficient, high-calorie and has too much sugar. The S.A.D. promotes the body’s need for a pharmaceutical grade scientifically designed multivitamin that provides the vital nutrients needed for anti-aging, optimal health and wellness.
When it comes to multivitamin dietary supplements, there are numerous choices. Generally speaking, however, most are lacking in the therapeutic ingredient dosage and the quality is insufficient to provide significant health benefits. Continue reading The Benefits of Taking a Multivitamin