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The How, Why and Who to Avoid of Vitamins

All our lives, from when we are little children to forever, all we hear about is eating healthy.  Eat your veggies, they would say, they’ll make you grow tall and strong.  When we are grown and have our own children we begin telling our children the same thing.  What is it with all these vitamins?  So, I’ve decided that I will do a little research and we’ll get the nitty gritty on some ‘nutritious’ stuff.

Who:  Vitamin D3

Why:  It aids in maintaining normal blood levels calcium and phosphorus, helps to prevent osteoporosis and build bone density, elevates moods, fights depression, fights the onset of many viruses (including flu), could reduce the risk of cancer

How:  Avoid D3 by staying away from the sun, as you get older don’t take it as a vitamin supplement since your body doesn’t take in as much naturally

Who:  Iron

Why:  Iron transfers oxygen throughout the body by attaching itself to hemoglobins, helps to prevent anemia

How:  Avoid Iron by staying away from iron rich foods such as beef liver, lean meats, salmon, iron-fortified breakfast cereals, tofu, soybeans, dried beans, oatmeal, pumpkin and sesame seeds, spinach and enriched breads, rice and pasta.  Reduce tea and coffee beverages as they prevent intake of iron.

Who:  Vitamin C

Why:  Avoid it to obtain scaly skin, nosebleeds, inflammation of the gums, and painful joints. Also, vitamin C helps to reduce cancer.  Who would want that???

How:  Avoid produce, especially fresh!  Particularly broccoli, strawberries, canteloupe, oranges, tomatoes, greens, sweet potatoes, or okra.

Who:  Vitamin B12

Why:  Avoid it to slow the production of DNA as well as to interfere with gastrointestinal health by improving it, and helping the development of the brain and nervous system.

How:  Avoid fish, meat, eggs, dairy products, especially beef liver and clams!  Also, read labels as they are added to a lot of cereals and other nutritional foods.

The Skinny

Okay, so we have discovered that there are reasons everyone keeps pushing people to eat healthy.  The other day myhusband read an article about dietary suggestions from 200 years ago.  Turns out, the Atkins diet is not his own and they tried to tell us eating a ton of carbs would make us all fat.  Go figure that we wouldn’t listen.  Seems that is just how wonderful we are, that we never listen.

Hopefully, you get the point of this post.  Vitamins and eating right is very important.  They make a difference, whether you can see it or you don’t.  While the most natural is by getting them the way God made but with today’s lifestyles that isn’t always easy.  So, we have vitamin supplements.

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Originally posted 2014-05-05 13:12:27.

5 Ways to Sneak in Moments for Health & Happiness Sponsored by #NeoCell

Life is busy and taking care of myself almost always takes a backseat to everything else. Children, work, husband, house, pets, you name it, it probably will get taken care of before I remember that I haven’t eaten or exercised or taken a long, enjoyable shower as opposed to the ‘I’ve got ten minutes’ shower.  Even trying to write this post, I stopped a minute to go and dust without realizing it.  It wasn’t until I was dusting picture number 4 that it hit me I was supposed to be taking care of this article.  Perhaps I have a wee bit of an attention issue.  There’s just so much that I need to get done and only one of me, so I’m constantly going and seemingly my list grows and grows to the point of frustration, so I gave up on those.  The only thing I know for sure, is SOMETHING has got to give.  I have to find more ways of taking care of myself throughout the day aside from getting my teeth brushed and coffee made.

biotin-burstsNeoCell is part of how I’m adding to my self-care.  They have a great selection of vitamins, my favorites being helpful to my hair and nails (Lord knows I need something in that area!).  They’ve also got some that are made into chocolate, which has become one of my daily treats!  I was hesitant as they are chocolate and acai berry (which I am not a fan of the latter), but they taste wonderful.  As part of my new little moment to myself, I take one NeoCell Biotin Burst and just close my eyes, breathing in the air and indulging in the chocolate!  Biotin is a B vitamin that supports hair and skin health, they chews also support metabolism of proteins in the body to promote natural energy!  AND it’s in chocolate.  Win. Win. Win!  They have so many great vitamins but those are my favorite!  (Can’t imagine why!)

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Get some vitamins! Obviously, I highly recommend the chocolate ones, but some total body is essential too and NeoCell has a great lineup of them! It only takes a minute to take them as part of your routine but the benefits last much longer!

Give yourself a timeout. Take 5-10 minutes each day to just be.  No phone, no kids, no work.  Just YOU.  Having this little bit of time will go a long way to aide in your mental health and happiness.

When you have a thought that gives you a little joy, write it down. This will help you learn to notice positives more often, ultimately leading to an increase in happy thoughts.

Turn your music on! Whatever chore you must complete or task you must do, find some music to play in the background that gets you moving and lifts spirits!  I suggest some Latin beats or Hindi music, both make you want to bob your head and move your hips, giving you a little bit of extra pep in whatever you are doing!

Go for a quick walk.  Don’t have time?  Park further away from the entrance and take that time walking in as an extra bit to breathe, train yourself to slow down and enjoy every piece of your day.