Should You be Taking Supplements?

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Long Live Food- Holistic Health Counseling

I get asked this all the time, “what do you think about supplements?”  While there is much debate about whether or not vitamins and minerals are necessary to take in a daily pill form, some people approach supplementing with the thought, “well, it can’t hurt!” Image

The thing is, unfortunately there are many not-so-great brands of vitamins and minerals.  What makes them bad?  Well for one, they can be contaminated, and two, the forms of minerals can be hard to digest and absorb, making some supplements a complete rip off.

However, even if you are eating fruits and veggies each day, you are most likely missing out on some major vitamins and minerals for your body. Thus, supplementing can help you catch up on some important vitamin and mineral deficiencies.

Many health counselors, like me, often recommend the following supplements:

  • A fish oil, krill oil, or flaxseed oil:…

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