The last week of January can really make or break a person. The ones who have started their new lifestyle with nutrition, fitness and overall health have either stayed on track or completely de-railed themselves. The ones who are on track are determined, motivated, and brave. They have seen a change and been shown a change in such a short period of time, but for them, there is no turning back.
A year ago I was taking a multitude ofsupplements and vitamins; supplements that would help me with my mood, energy levels, fitness levels, hormones, and whatever else was ailing me. I carried pills around with me everywhere I went, making sure I got the supplements I was missing or not getting on my own. I began to find it stressful, remembering when, where, and how to take all these vitamins and was overwhelmedby the amount that I had on my shelves. I wondered why, as someone who ate healthy, I had to take so many supplements. With a healthy diet and exercisemany of these supplements are not vital. It is important to identify your specific needs in taking supplements and understand if you will benefit from them and how. Some however, are a complete waste and to save you the money, here are five supplementsthat I believe are entirely unnecessary: (more…)