What is a multivitamin and why do you need one?

  • By Dr. Anand Thakkar
  • 11 Oct, 2016

For the human body to complete all the tasks it has in a normal day, it must be given a wide and complex variety of vital nutrients. Becoming deficient in any one of these essential vitamins or minerals causes breakdown of the metabolic pathway that produces optimum efficiency and performance goes down quick. Obviously, this is NOT what you want!

Making sure you take a high-potency multivitamin/multi-mineral formula may help ensure the presence of those essential nutrients necessary for thousands of metabolic reactions.

Bodybuilders, athletes, and people that lead active lifestyles need even more nutrients than the average non-active person. So if you think that just grabbing the first one you see on the shelf is going to work for you, think again. Multivitamins are excellent for everyone and especially for busy people. Later this week we will discuss further as to why some multivitamins are better than others and why some are absorbed by your body easier than others.

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