A vitamin and supplement routine is a great way to fill in any nutritional gaps … even if you eat a healthy diet, sometimes you may end up being low or deficient in certain vitamins. Read on for insight into why we need different vitamins and how to get them through your diet, as well as my new EVER BETTER™ supplements designed specifically to help address stress and blood flow!
(As always, consult your physician before beginning or changing a vitamin routine.)
Why you need it: Promotes healthy eyesight as well as healthy skin, bones and teeth; supports cardiovascular, lung, and kidney health; boosts immunity
Good food sources: Carrots, sweet potatoes, dark leafy greens, orange and yellow vegetables and fruits, eggs, milk, cheese
Why you need it:Keeps nervous system, heart and muscles functioning normally; plays a role in converting starch and sugar into energy Food sources: Whole grains, oatmeal, peanuts, beans, lentils, pork, most vegetables, milk, seeds
Why you need it: Helps convert food into energy, involved in metabolism of vitamin B6, folate, and niacin
Good food sources: Milk, yogurt, dark leafy greens, soybeans, eggs, cheese, whole grains
Why you need it: Promotes healthy skin, aids digestion, supports energy levels
Good food sources: Lean pork, chicken, seafood, whole-grains, wheat germ, eggs, milk, nuts, peanut butter
Why you need it: Promotes new cell growth, helps regulate blood sugar, boosts immunity, and supports nerve function, memory, and heart health
Good food sources: Wheat germ, soybeans, cantaloupe, mangos, lean meat and poultry, eggs, oats, peanuts, walnuts, lentils, green leafy vegetables
Why you need it: Supports energy levels, helps regulate blood sugar, maintains heathy hair and nails
Good food sources: Egg yolks, brewer’s yeast, milk, avocado, broccoli, cauliflower, cheese, chicken, fish, legumes, mushrooms, nuts, pork, potatoes, and spinach
B9 (folate or folic acid)
Why you need it: Promotes healthy skin, improves concentration and mood, aids in digestion, prevents some birth defects, protects against heart attack and stroke
Good food sources: Fortified cereals, beans, dark leafy greens, carrots, avocados, asparagus, oranges, cantaloupe, apricots, pumpkin
Why you need it: Increases production of red blood cells, promotes a healthy nervous system, supports energy levels, concentration, memory and balance
Good food sources: Meat, fish, eggs, milk, cheese, shellfish, some brands of nutritional yeast
Why you need it: Aids in collagen production, which is necessary for healthy blood vessels, bones, teeth, gums and skin, boosts immunity
Good food sources: Citrus fruits, kiwi, berries, green leafy vegetables, melon, mangos, broccoli, cauliflower, tomatoes, red peppers, potatoes
Why you need it: Increases calcium absorption and utilization, which translates to strong bones and teeth; important for immune health
Good food sources: Tuna, salmon, sardines, herring, fortified milk and dairy products. Also derived from exposing skin to the sun
Why you need it: Aids in formation of red blood cells, muscles and tissues, may minimize signs of sun damage
Good food sources: Vegetable oils, spinach, sweet potatoes, avocados, dark leafy greens, Brussels sprouts, sunflower seeds, wheat germ, nuts, peanut butter, eggs, and whole grains
Why you need it: Promotes proper blood clotting, helps maintain healthy bones and heal fractures
Good food sources: Broccoli, kale, spinach, and other leafy greens, cabbage, cauliflower, bran, egg yolks
So make sure you are eating plenty of foods from the list above so you are getting all the vitamins you need, and consider supplementing if you aren’t!
I also want to take the opportunity to introduce my all new line of EVER BETTER™ supplements! I worked with a team to create Doctor-formulated supplements to help address stress and blood flow… the result is EVER BETTER™ SeroLastin and EVER BETTER™ BloodFlow-7.
If you want to improve your emotional well-being, try EVER BETTER™ SeroLastin. Being happy and positive is something I truly believe will make your life better – but sometimes getting there can be a challenge. Stress, fatigue and burn-out can affect our positive outlook. Doctor Formulated EVER BETTER™ SeroLastin is nature’s “feel good pill” – it works by rebooting and rebalancing the serotonin levels.There are no side effects, and most people feel it working right away – in just an hour! Plus, the amazing results you will feel continue to build as you take it. If you want to feel bright and positive, without worry, stress and tension, consider EVER BETTER™ SeroLastin.
I also have EVER BETTER™ BloodFlow-7. Healthy blood flow is important to your overall health – a strong blood flow is your body’s greatest healing force. By getting regular exercise, eating a healthy diet, and taking Doctor Formulated EVER BETTER™ BloodFlow-7, you can promote strong blood flow – and feel amazing! Strong blood flow can help you feel vibrant, healthy and bursting with energy. EVER BETTER™ BloodFlow-7 helps restore your nitric oxide levels, by optimizing cellular oxygen intake. This boosts your energy levels AND helps to address issues related to low blood flow. Most people feel BloodFlow-7 working right away, and the results build as you keep taking it. Try it for stronger blood flow – and all the benefits that come with it.