If the diet is balanced, with nutrients from all food groups, there is no need to take vitamins. On the contrary, excess vitamins can cause disease or compromise the functioning of some organs.
We live in the age of anti-aging, of gyms, of working out, of creams and ointments to avoid wrinkles, of the furious pursuit of a pattern of beauty, as if this were determinant for health and well-being. Nothing prevents aging nor prevents death.
We forget that the vitamins offered by the pharmaceutical industry
are not natural, organic.
They are chemical compounds produced in factories with two aggravating agents:
Impact on the environment, inorganic material not sustainable.
Problems of absorption by the organism, which does not recognize the molecules as of animal or vegetable origin.
In a guess society, populated by “I think”, “mother spoke”, “my neighbor said”, “my personal trainer indicated”, television advertisements as well as self-prescription, we are a people of faith in the pythacs of others, The intention may be good, but very calm at this time! Common sense is not equal to common sense For this we have science in our favor-decades of years of proven and replicable studies and research indicate to us that popular wisdom is not so wise.
When the excess of vitamins is not secreted by the body (and there goes its rich money down the drain) the residues in our body cause very serious health problems.
Excess vitamin C: it can cause kidney stones and other quizumbas.
Excess vitamin E: can cause clotting problems, chronic headache, gastrointestinal problems.
Excess beta-carotenes: increases the incidence of lung cancer.
With the exception of the reinforcement of certain vitamins, under medical guidance, such as vitamin B 12, vitamin D and calcium we can get the nutrients we need with a healthy diet, exercise and 15 minutes of sunshine a day (with sunscreen, please!).
I take vitamin supplement with lutein, for medical orientation. I treat an ongoing macular degeneration. Although it’s available in nature in the form of vegetables and greens, I would need to eat tons of them to get all the milligrams of lutein I need every day.