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Vitamins

Thursday, April 26, 2012

I am still amazed when I hear people trying to lose weight and not taking vitamins. You are restricing your calories and your body of specific things...even fit people do...and the only way to make your body work it's best, is to give it what it lacks. Trust me...you can't everything your body needs on calorie restriction by just the foods you eat!

I'm quite fortunate. I work next to Dr. Patterson Stark, and antiaging specialist Doctor and he makes you get a FULL BLOOD workup...LIKE EVERYTHING your normal doctors don't and then some! Then has you fill out a 16 page quetionaire about you, your family, your lifestyle, etc. Then when the results come back, he sees what your body is doing, what it's lacking, and what you may have excess of...and then prescribes Nutri-west Supplements...they are American and high quality. He actually helps and consults people all over the world by skype and is am amazing man...seriously. Blows my mind.

So some of you have asked what I take...first of course, I would suggest you see a doctor that actually cares about the healthy changes you are trying to make and not just the problems and how to get you through his door and barely examine you. But I think, personally, I tell my family, friends, and clients, these should be your minimum daily vitamins...and please stay away from crap! Like Centrum and those all in 1 things...most of those have been discovered in many portapottys...your body doesn't absorb them...you just crap them out...money wasted...nothing gained!

I think (my opinion remember...not a doctor) you need a high quality multivitamin, Omegas, and maybe calcium and or Vitamin C...depends on your Multi, etc.

What do I take...LOL...it seems like alot but it's like clockwork and you don't really notice things until you STOP taking them...whoa does my body work differently. Dr. Stark makes you get bloodwork every 3 months to track the progress...so it DOES help! The proof is that my heart isn't working so hard now and my energy levels are higher...hormones are leveling out because oddly I had a lot of testosterone,etc.

A.M.
NutriWest Core Reserve Multivitamin
Nutriwest B Complex
Nutriwest Protect
Nutriwest Omegas
CLA (from health food/body building store)

Lunch
Nutriwest Core Reserve Multivitamin
Nutriwest B Complex
Nutriwest Omegas
CLA

Dinner
Nutriwest B Complex
Nutriwest Omegas
CLA

Bedtime
CLA
Nutriwest Protect
Nutriwest Immuno D3
Nutriwest Total Cort

So...I know that vitamins are an investments but like eating clean healthy and fresh...it's an investment in your health, your futures, being around for your family, more energy at work, etc

LIVE your life...don't just exist.
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CHAD8510 5/8/2012 10:17PM

    Ugh I just watched a video the other day about a doctor trashing vitamin supplements and I got so angry that I had to click away. I take a plant-based MV without any sort of artificial colors, I take a digestive enzyme, and I take some omegas. I think the brand of my enzymes is "Now".

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PATTYCAKE17 4/28/2012 7:12PM

    Thanks for the reminder. I believe in vitamins and need to find a good nutritionist nearby to work with. I do the best I can but I think as i get older and lose weight I need something better for me personally. I know I'm lacking something something because the skin on my forearms is perpetually purple with skin hemorages, and no doctor that I asked can tell me anything except that my skin is thin because I'm older!(60'S, NOT ANCIENT!) An intern in the ER suggested vitamin K so I've been eating bunches of kale with no results. No accident that I visited this blog team that I rarely come to even though I'm a member. Just a little wake-up call. I think many of us via the internet know as much or more than some doctors these days! emoticon

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