A little rant today:
I’m breaking up with vitamin supplements.
We had a sexy run ( see our relationship here ) but I’m ready to commit to eating vits rather than ingesting them in pill form.
I came to this decision while testing out the app MyFitnessPal. After inputing everything I ate for a week, the app showed my vitamin consumption higher than normal.
In particular my Vitamin A was super, duper high.
So I did some research and discovered many women received too much Vitamin A which can lead to liver problems & central nervous system disorders ( more info here ).
Yah, I know, right?!
There IS such thing as too much vitamins!!!
I am constantly juicing, eating veggies, & snacking on fruit, so when it comes to vitamin sups they’re overkill.
I mean, is it necessary to take fish oil when you can eat the actual fish?
Anyway this article pretty much sums up my relationship with vitamins now.
If your daily diet consists of Flaming Hot Cheetos, Slurpees, & cinnamon buns, by all means take a handful of vitamins. But if you’re into healthy eating, really research exactly what types of vitamins you’re consuming.
Ok. End of rant.
FYI: I still love my monthly B12 shots, all-natural herbs, & probiotics ; ).