I wanted to highlight a really fantastic supplement this month, Nature’s Plus Ultra II Multivitamin. It’s a high potency formula which is high in B vitamins, so much so it is equivalent to taking a separate B complex supplement, but in one pill. It also has a number of whole food concentrates and can make a significant difference in energy levels. Ultra II also is sustained release, which means that it is absorbed over a period of time instead of all at once, which helps the body to take in more of the vitamins and minerals.
A varied, healthy diet full of fruits and vegetables is the best way to obtain nutrients, though for most people, getting the required nutrient amounts daily can be challenging if not impossible. A multivitamin is helpful since it “covers the bases”. Multivitamins should be taken with food, since some vitamins like A, D, and E are fat soluble, and needs fat in the stomach to be absorbed properly.