Supplements...a Replacement for a Healthy Diet?

The issue of supplements (specifically vitamin & mineral supplements) is one that I am constantly asked about by people. I tackle the question in my latest weekly blog for Your Daily Vegan.

"Nothing can replace a balanced diet. If you aren’t eating well, supplementing with various vitamins and minerals is not a terrible thing to do; however, I would rather you evaluate what is keeping you from eating well in the first place. Basic food preferences? Poor planning of meals? Time management issues? Eating ‘real food’ is ideal over supplements because food has so many nutrients, like phytochemicals & fiber, which you will be missing due to your supplement dependency..."

You can read the rest of the article here.