Juice Plus+ Or Vitamins, Which Is Better For Health?
Posted Feb 12 2009 12:00am
Diet and exercise can help reduce the risk of degenerative diseases like heart disease and stroke, diabetes and cancer. Juice Plus+ - learn why eating fruits and vegetables is especially important, and how you can benefit from adding Juice Plus+® to your diet. Juice Plus+® is the most thoroughly researched nutritional product in history.
The problem with most children's vitamins is that they only contain a specified number of vitamins, while the whole food - name, fruits and vegetables - contains hundreds of phytonutrients that all work together with Vitamins to provide the health benefits intended. In other words, taking a Juice Plus+® or multi-vitamin, leaves out the other hundreds of nutrients that actually give the Vitamins their benefit. It's like a team that plays together and can only win (provide health benefits) if they work together. Without the entire gamut of nutrients, those vitamins not only do not provide the same benefit, but they have even been shown to be harmful in many cases. This is why when you choose a supplement for supporting your health, you should choose one that is made using whole foods, and a variety of them is best - as opposed to juice from one berry for example. Here's a report on children's intake of vitamins --
(NaturalNews) Many children's vitamins contain so few nutrients in such low doses that they are no healthier than candy, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Center for Nutritional Education.
"Parents need to be aware that a lot of the supplements for children contain only a very small number of Juice Plus+® ," researcher Kate Neil said. "They look like sweets, taste like sweets and in a sense they are sweets."
Parents would be better off spending money to provide a healthier diet than buying many of the supplements, the researchers said.
Researchers evaluated the nutritional content of 14 vitamin supplements and a number of fish oil and omega-3 capsules available in the United Kingdom. Of the Juice Plus+® tested, only five contained all 12 essential vitamins. Even supplements that contained a relatively large number of essential vitamins, the researchers found, often contained them in very low doses. Likewise, omega-3 and fish oil capsules often contained such low levels of omega-3 fatty acids that the researchers judged them "unlikely" to affect children's health or cognitive function.
The products ranked the highest were Animal Chews with Calcium, manufactured by Hollins, and Barrett and Kids A-Z, manufactured by Sanatogen. Animal Chews contain 12 essential vitamins in a vegetarian chewable tablet. Five of these are provided in quantities at or above the recommended daily allowance (RDA), while the other seven provide 33 to 83 percent of RDA. Read more...
Comments: Because the majority of children and adults do not get enough healthy nutrition in their diet each day, The Health & Wellness Institute recommends making every attempt to eat more fruits and vegetables. But if that is not possible, then it is highly recommended to add the supplement Juice Plus+® because it contains nutrients from a variety of fruits and vegetables. Juice Plus+® is made with 8 different vegetables and 7 different fruits, and therefore provides nutrients from a variety of sources. Your good health is directly related to how much wholesome nutrition you consume each day from fruits and vegetables, and too many health problems are a result of just not getting enough. This one action could change the face of health care in the world.
Dr. J. Patrick Havey Official Independent Juice Plus+® Distributor