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Should I take vitamins even if I eat right?

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If you ate right, which is defined as the healthiest food options that meet your calorie and activity needs and supply all needed essential nutrients, then you would not really need to supplement your diet. However, no one eats right. The amount of calories it would take to meet dietary guidelines would exceed 2400 calories a day, and that is for a non-exerciser. Obstacles to ideal nutrient intake are a lack of daily activity that would allow you to eat that much and poor food choices that are high in sugar, salt and fat. The activity required to handle that many calories would make you, by default, an exerciser…increasing your needs over those of a sedentary person. The real-life likelihood that someone focused on health eats a perfect diet is slim. For most people, even though calorie intake is above needs, nutrient intake is inadequate for ideal health. For the majority of people, the use of a properly formulated multivitamin and mineral formula, like the dotFIT ActiveMV, will fill in the gaps and ensure better nutritional status. 

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