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Our bodies need a host of vitamins and minerals, collectively referred to as micronutrients, in order to function properly and achieve optimal wellness. Eating a balanced diet, including a variety of fruits and vegetables, can help improve the likelihood of getting the vitamins and minerals we need, but is it enough?

The WHO estimates that over 2 billion people don’t get the micronutrients that they need. Many people do not eat a well-balanced diet, but even those that do often don’t get enough of the minimum daily recommended vitamins and minerals. This is often due to overfarming, lack of crop rotation, and implementing non-sustainable farming practices, commonly used by large industrial farms.

Even if we eat a “well balanced” diet because of these common industrial farming practices, the best way to ensure that we are getting the appropriate amount of essential nutrients is to take a good quality multivitamin and mineral supplement. Taking a multivitamin supplement ensures that your body is getting the recommended daily amount of vitamins and minerals and is the key to good health and wellness.

What Are the Benefits of Taking a Multivitamin Daily?

The primary role of a multivitamin is to fill in the nutritional gaps and ensure we’re getting the necessary daily allowance of certain micronutrients, such as vitamins A, B, C, D, E and K, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and more.

Multivitamin and Mineral Supplements are essential for meeting balanced nutritional needs and achieving optimal metabolism and health.

Benefits of taking a daily multivitamin with minerals. 

Supports Maintenance of Optimal Metabolism and Weight Loss

B vitamins, in particular, play a critical role in supporting optimal metabolism and generating energy. They help metabolize macronutrients like carbohydrates, fats and proteins, which includes burning fat for energy. 

At CardioMender, MD, we also offer several supplements and nutraceuticals that help support the maintenance of optimal metabolic function while providing weight management support.† 

Supports Energy Levels

Low iron levels can cause anemia. Iron is an essential nutrient that is critical for keeping us healthy and full of energy. Unfortunately, iron deficiency is very common and may cause unpleasant symptoms such as extreme fatigue, poor concentration and lightheadedness.

Red meat and seafood are excellent sources of dietary iron. However, if you are still not getting the appropriate amount of dietary iron, an iron supplement or multivitamin with iron may help maintain proper levels of iron.

CardioMender, MD offers you the choice between CardioMetabolic Vitamins & Minerals which have iron or Marvites which do not.

Supports Optimal Immunity

Certain vitamins and minerals can help support our immune system to optimally fight off illness. The most common vitamins for immune health include vitamins C, B, D and E. Zinc has also been shown to help fight off certain viral infections. Taking a multivitamin with minerals can ensure you are getting all of these essential vitamins and minerals to help support optimal immune system function.

Supports Positive Moods

Vitamin intake can influence your mood and multivitamin supplements have shown to be capable of reducing mild symptoms of mood dysfunction. One study found that “supplementation with a multivitamin, mineral and herbal formulation may be useful in improving alertness and reducing negative mood symptoms, and may also improve feelings of general day-to-day well-being.” 

Fill in nutritional gaps and provide your body with the essential nutrients it needs to function properly with CardioMender, MD’s CardioMetabolic Vitamins and Minerals.

† These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


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