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Multivitamins - A Scam in the Making?

We’ve all heard we should take a multivitamin… but they don’t say which one, why we need it, or when we should take it…


Vitamin, mineral, and nutrient deficiencies are a very real thing. We become deficient for a variety of reasons including but not limited to:


Toxin and chemical exposure

Digestive dysfunction

Bacteria

Parasites

Candida

Leaky gut

Genetics


And! When we have these deficiencies, it cascades into metabolic chaos.


So! Back to multivitamin …. On the overall I pretty much view them as. They generally are helpful AND a waste of money.


If you want to know what vitamins, minerals, and nutrients you’re missing the best thing to do is (of course) TEST DONT GUESS!


Naturally that is the FDN philosophy so you don’t waste your money on junk.


I imagine the next question is gonna…


Then what supplements do I need?


Generally speaking vitamin C and D are supportive.


I also recommend (typically) a probiotic- if your not dealing with SIBO type symptoms (that’s a different kind of approach)


I also think we all need to be on some form of a binder because of all the crap around us and that (no matter how hard we try) end up IN us.


Generally, a multivitamin is not likely to hurt you, it’s just also probably not what your body specifically needs.


At the end of the day

  • test don’t guess

  • Know what your taking

  • Know why your taking it

  • Know how long the goal is to take it


What has your experience been like with multivitamins?




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Thanks for this! I recently started taking vitamin D3 with K2. And, I am grateful to be on the biotoxin binder. Thanks for your response!

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Sara Pagel
Sara Pagel
Aug 19, 2022
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Of course! D3/k2 is great especially for those days we just can’t get enough sun!

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