When I was a little girl, I took a daily vitamin, as most children do, I think. It was some sort of chewable, and fruity flavors, and shaped like a little bear. I liked the purple bears the best. As I got older, in college,etc, I got out of habit of taking vitamins, but am getting back into taking them. It is important, right?
I wonder though, if I am taking too many! The vitamin isle at the pharmacy is overwhelming and sometimes I feel like I should be taking everything that they offer. I mean, they are good for you, right? Right. Right?
I take the One a Day Women's, a "complete multi-vitamin, plus more!" It supports bone health, heart health and healthy girl parts. I also started taking a Super B-Complex (with vitamin C and folic acid), which helps convert food into energy. Also, a Super Omega-3, with fish, flax and borage oil, for heart and circulation support. Also, a zinc supplement and an acai supplement, which is an antioxidant. Also, this is not a vitamin, but I've heard about oceanic silica supplements and how they can aid in hair growth, so I am trying those out as well. My hair grows painfully slowly.
I do eat pretty well, I think. Of course, I am far from perfect and definitely indulge at times, which is important to do (don't deny yourself anything!), but I eat plenty of fresh fruits and veggies, etc, and make sure my meals are balanced. I will admit though, that I usually fail to eat breakfast, but this is something I am working to improve.
Maybe I should speak to my doctor about the vitamins, as she'd know best, of course. Those seem like the best to take, in my very humble opinion, but maybe I am wrong, and don't need to take them all!
What about you? Do you take any vitamins? Am I fooling myself, thinking they are doing good things, when in reality, they aren't doing much at all?