As a nation, we eat poor-quality foods that have been stripped of nutrients. We do not consume enough fresh fruits and vegetables. Many of us get our whole grains from instant rice, refined wheat breads, pastas and cereal. We eat a tremendous amount of prepackaged pre-made meals. One-quarter of Americans eat at fast food restaurants each day. Americans are overfed and undernourished.
We eat plenty but, we are still starving
The foods we eat are not providing our bodies with the nutrition they need to survive and be healthy. We are starving our bodies and we are sick. We suffer from diabetes, heart attacks, obesity, and the list goes on and on.
Typical cereal box
Most of us consider cereal, which has been refined for shelf life, to be a healthy choice. But if we look more closely at the label we can see that if contains hydrogenated oils, sugar, and vitamin isolates.
There is Good News
Given proper nutrition, the human body has an amazing ability of keeping itself healthy. If properly fed and given the right nutrients, the human body is designed to repair itself. To do so, we need to eat a healthier diet, exercise, and take high-quality supplements made from whole foods. Whole food supplements supply our bodies with the nutrients we are not getting from our diet-all the vitamins, minerals, trace minerals, and phytonutrients that foods posses-in the way that nature intended, in a whole food form.
Only Whole food supplements complete the nutrition gap
Whole food supplements are made by concentrating foods. When concentrated correctly, the foods supply a multitude of nutrients. These nutrients work synergistically, meaning they work together, to provide you with optimal nutrition for good health.
A word of advice: Not all whole food supplements are the same. Many whole food supplements available in today’s marketplace range in quality. Companies are riding the wave of supplement popularity rather than focusing on commitment and quality.
The Refining Process of Wheat
- Wheat kernel comprised of starch and nutrient-rich bran and germ.
- Bran and germ are removed, resulting in primarily empty starch (flour).
- Processed flour is bleached to improve the appearance and texture of consumer goods.
- Bleached flour is enriched by adding in a few isolated B vitamins and iron in an attempt to replace what has been removed.
- Nutrient-deficient consumer goods that have that ability to sit on a store shelf for an extended period of time are the final result.
Talk to Dr. Iman for optimal results
Dr. Iman can design a nutritional program that meets your personal needs. Additionally, she will recommend a quality supplement brand that has a proven record of clinical success.