Vitamins have their place, but they are no substitute for eating well October 28, 2007Posted by Dreamhealer in Diet.
When it comes to vitamins, being informed requires taking a look at one’s diet and what nutrients might be missing, then balancing that against gender, age and other health factors.
Part of the journey is understanding that some vitamins — C and the B complex family — are water-soluble, thereby excreted by the body and needing replacement on a regular basis. The fat-solubles — A, D, E and K — dissolve in fat and are stored in the body. For this reason, intake of fat-soluble vitamins must be monitored to avoid high or even toxic levels. …. Read More