Don’t Take Supplements Until You Do This!

Don’t Take Supplements Until You Do This!

What are we supposed to do when we read the last articles such as…

Low Vitamin D linked to Lung Disease

Supplementing with Omega-3 Fish oil improves cardiovascular outcome

Research suggests that taking manganese with calcium, zinc, and copper may help reduce spinal bone loss in older women.

Your initial reaction, like me when I was younger, was to immediately take these supplements. Even though it’s not the smartest thing to do. Has anyone ever told you that you can test for micronutrient deficiencies?

NEVER TAKE A SUPPLEMENT WITHOUT CONFIRMING YOU ARE NUTRITIONALLY DEFICIENT WITH THAT NUTRIENT. 

There isn’t a test you can’t order online to ensure whether you are deficient in any mineral in the world including calcium, zinc, copper, vitamin D, to name a few

Some labs that provide nutritional deficiency testing include:

If you just want to get your vitamin D levels tested, consider the in-home test kit offered by the Vitamin D Council:

The following labs offer the Omega-3 index test, which measures the level of DHA and EPA in your red blood cells:

But whatever you do please don’t take any more supplements without being tested!

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