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Vitamins – there is a difference

Foods, by design, provide the necessary elements to keep a body healthy.  Currently, over 3,800 compounds which have nutritional significance have been identified in foods.  The concept of a vitamin supplement is to replace nutrition that is lacking in overly processed foods which support our current lifestyles.  

What is a vitamin?  An organic substance found in food that is essential for the body’s metabolism. 

Vitamins, as found in nature, are groups of chemically related compounds.  Science identifies a part of this compound, the organic nutrient.  This is the part that is considered the workhorse, or the essence, of the vitamin.  In the case of vitamin C, this organic nutrient is called ascorbic acid.   Continue reading ‘Vitamins – there is a difference’