A great nutritional regimen needs to be like the slow-food movement.
It’s not an overnight job. It can take weeks to sort out.
But that’s okay.
And if you know where to start, and where to go next — at each step — you can create something adaptable, balanced, and sustainable.
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To begin, the first question to ask is:
“How sensitive to supplements am I?”
Imagine a scale from 1 – 10.
Ten is very sensitive.
Here, supplements may cause insomnia, irritability, energy crashes, and more. This seems most common in severe hypothyroidism and environmental-related illnesses.
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<– Not sensitive
More sensitive –>
One is completely unbothered by supplements.
Here, you can take as many supplements as you like — or none at all — and feel mostly fine. Very little difference is noticed with what you take.
For now, I’m going to speak to people who are more sensitive: Folks who are above a four or five on the sensitivity scale.
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For people who are not very sensitive, I’ll describe a solid regimen at the bottom of this page. I think you’ll still find the following sections informative, though.
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After you’ve identified your sensitivity — even a rough estimate is fine, here — let’s move to the very first step: An awesome multivitamin.
For some people, this step will reveal, further, how sensitive you are.
For all types of people, the foundation of a solid nutritional program is a high-quality multivitamin.
A quality multivitamin has the following characteristics:
There’s a problem, though.
It is incredibly difficult to find products that meet these two requirements.
It’s so difficult to find that there’s just one I’ve found that is good enough — just one.