Why supplement?

Your veggies just aren't what they used to be!

You live a clean and healthy life, right? Perhaps you ensure you have your "5-a-day" or maybe you just really like your vegetables - either way, you have a balanced diet - and that should mean you have a nice full range of nutrients available to you.

Unfortunately, though a balanced diet is definitely a step in the right direction, it's just not enough to keep our systems fully supplied with all we need.

Over-farming, pesticides, GMO's and soil condition are just a few of the factors in play that have caused today's fresh produce to be surprisingly lacking in goodness. Comparatively, of course. In short, the veggies we have today are not nearly as nutrient-rich as the veggies your grandparents ate.

Buying organic can help but the general state of farming means that to keep your body fully stocked with all it needs, you need supplements.

Here's a few examples of how our produce's nutrient content has depleted:

 

 

Reference: Usana