Welcome to Invite Health! Your body requires a variety of nutrients to keep it healthy and working properly. The best sources for these nutrients are foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables and lean protein, but many of us are unable to eat as well as we should every day. Fortunately, vitamins and supplements address the nutritional gaps in our diet and can provide your body with optimal levels of essential nutrients to reduce the chance of illness, injury and disease. Furthermore, many vitamins, minerals and supplements are protective against diseases when taken in amounts that are too difficult to obtain through diet alone.
The following individuals can benefit from vitamins and supplements: seniors, those with active or stressful lifestyles, smokers, those with poor diets or allergies, vegetarians and vegans, those with chronic conditions, such as illness, pain or fatigue.
The following factors can deplete the body’s nutrients: stress, vigorous exercise, dieting/poor diet, prescription drugs, illness, caffeine and alcohol, pregnancy.
Vitamins and supplements can suppress ailments and aid body processes, including illness, immunity, detoxification, digestion, injury, sleep problems, bone and joint support, memory.