Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Do You Supplement?

by Maggie Sefton

Instead of bottles of pills, I thought I'd post more photos of the lovely places we saw in Ajijic, Mexico.  

Since Kate already started this subject, I thought I'd add to it.  Like a lot of people,
I include several vitamins, minerals, and other nutritional supplements in my daily routine.  Just like brushing teeth------taking vitamins and minerals are part of my daily routine.  And, I also try to eat a well-balance diet.

A lot of us are taking supplements as a daily routine, usually because our doctors recommended them.  In addition to a good all-around vitamin/mineral daily vitamin combination, I also take extra Calcium (recommended to keep bone density strong), Vitamin D3 (most Americans are seriously deficient),

Glucosamine/Chondrontin combo, Vitamin B1, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Red Yeast Rice, CoQ10, and daily Probiotics.   I also add extra fiber to my morning blueberry, rice protein smoothie, as well as flax seeds.

Gone are the days---if they were ever really here---where Americans could get all the