Nutrition is key to vitality and immunity. Every one of the ~724 trillion cells in our bodies requires adequate amounts of water, minerals, enzymes and more for optimal functioning. It’s not just about “filling the void” when we’re hungry. It’s about understanding the checklist of nutrients needed for more optimal functioning, vitality and long term health. It’s about thriving.
The Standard American Diet is Not Nutritious
The Standard American Diet is SAD indeed. Comprised mostly of refined and processed foods, it is calorie rich, not nutrient dense, and high in carbohydrates, sugars, salt, and saturated fats. (Consider https://www.doctorkiltz.com/standard-american-diet/)
Fresh, Whole-Food Based Diets
While diets that focus on fresh produce, whole grains, lean protein and healthy oils are more nutrient dense than the SAD, these diets still lack in some of the ingredients necessary for optimal health.
Supplement to Thrive!
To sustain vitality and thrive, we need to augment our diets by supplementing with these missing ingredients. To help you understand the role of each ingredient on health, the recommended sources for each ingredient, and the amount of each ingredient to target in your supplementation regimen, consider the following articles:
(Look for the missing articles to be published in the near future.)