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Super Green Foods Provide Nutrients Your Body Can Use

May 24, 2008
Are your vitamins really helping you stay healthy?

More people are suffering from undernourishment than ever before, even though they are actually eating more. The misconception that more food means better nutrition has given rise to a billion dollar supplement industry. The fact that nearly two thirds of Americans take some type of vitamin supplement regularly shows that people already know their diets are lacking in nutrition.

In order to get real nutrition you must eat fresh foods regularly and limit the number of highly processed ingredients you include. Many people still prepare the majority of their meals with prepackaged and processed ingredients. The nutritional value of these meals is substantially lower than one made form whole grains and fresh vegetables. Consequently more people take nutritional supplements to increase their nutrition.

Malnutrition is BIG money

How can you know you are getting good nutrition from your daily supplement? How can you tell if you are getting the nutrition form your supplements? Are you getting the nutrition from your supplements? The best nutritional supplements must be easily absorbed and readily available for your body to use. Whole foods supply other elements beside the synthesized nutrients in vitamin tablets. Whole food supplements have phytonutrients and trace minerals that compliment the absorption and digestion of nutrients. Super foods like Spirulina chlorella and other blue green algae pack a host of nutritional elements that are completely bio available and literally made for your body to use.

The very best nutritional supplements are complete foods in concentrated form otherwise known as super green foods. Your body can easily digest, absorb and utilize nutrients from these whole foods, while not even superman himself could absorb the slew of synthetic nutrients found in the majority of supplements on your pharmacy shelf.

Food that is cheap is not always nutritional, meaning plenty of food is not plenty of nutrition.

Real whole food is obviously better for you than processed food, however refined foods have become the staple for most diets. We have not changed our diet, as a species, in tens of thousands of years. However, only 75 to 100 years ago the way we grow and prepare food started to change on a massive scale. These changes happened in everything from the types of foods grown to the way they were processed, manufactured and prepared. Sugar and refined flours were added to almost everything.

Whole foods provide more nutrition in a way our bodies can use it. Refined foods typically have many of the nutrients you need taken out of them, leaving only a fraction of the nutrition available for your body. Super foods like spirulina, blueberries, green tea and cocoa are known for packing a lot of nutrition in a compact form. Whole food super green food give you more than just a simple vitamins, it provides a complete nutritional burst of energy.
About the Author
Darren Craddock is an expert in Naturopathy, Diet, Nutrition, Herbology, Massage, and Yoga. Get your Free Report: Discover how to keep from getting sick and have more energy! The best value and the best tasting super green energy boost of Enerfood powder at www.Enerfood.com
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