A Multivitamin for Me? Really? YES!04/21/2011A multivitamin? Who needs that? Likely most of us in Fort Wayne. Does this scenario sound familiar...? "Sam has to be picked up at 4 and to practice by 4:15. Mark has to be picked up at 3:45 and dropped at the Fort Wayne pool at 4. Sam is done at 5:30 and Mark is done at 5. What about dinner before the meeting at 7:30 and Sam has to be at the game at 8. I'll just grab something for us to eat in the car." … Whew! Our lives are packed with so much to do that life In Fort Wayne tends to be busy indeed! We are running and multi-tasking like crazy. If we have a second to consider the food we are feeding our bodies with, let alone our family members, we may feel slightly guilty, knowing that we should eat more wisely. But, as we all know, that moment is fleeting, and we are back to our frenetic lives full of unhealthy snacking here and there. This is where dietary supplements come into play. Multivitamin supplements may fill in those nutritional gaps. Even if you can't make it to Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc for a chiropractic Cox Technic adjustment as often as you should or make time to exercise every day, taking a simple dietary supplement may be an easy, reasonable addition. Who in Fort Wayne uses Multivitamin Supplements? Multinutrient-multivitamin supplements are the most frequently used dietary supplements. Nearly half of all U.S. residents use dietary supplements. (1) Most U.S. adults take a multinutrient-multivitamin once a day on a regular basis. (1) Overweight persons take dietary supplements least, and dietary supplements are used most by non-Hispanic whites, older people, and those educated more than high-school. (1) 47% of supplement users take just one supplement. (2) Dietary supplements are used by 70% of adults who are aged 71 years or more. (1) Why take Multivitamin - Multimineral Supplements? Improve moodDecrease fatigueManage stress betterLive healthier and happier Taking a multivitamin supplement is associated with healthier lifestyle choices like not smoking, having a low body mass index, being more physically active and exercising more. (3) Users of multivitamin-multimineral supplements are less likely to have low blood nutrient concentrations, elevated blood pressure and diabetes. (4) Multivitamin-multimineral supplementation may be more recuperative of the effects of chronic stress on the brain and heart than simple vitamin treatment alone. (5) At Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc your overall health is considered, and stress relief is good! Multivitamin-multimineral supplementation shrunk the negative effects of extended task completion on fatigue and mood. (6) Multimineral-multivitamin supplementation boosted the performance of multi-tasking speed and accuracy. (6) Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc wants you to know that one article even reports that infectious disease is lowered by 31% by taking a multivitamin-multimineral supplement every day. (7) One vitamin tablet taken daily for thirty days divides in two the length of a hospital stay, the complications and the death rate of elderly patients recovering from a fractured femur. (8) Hospital charges for birth defects, low birth weight premature births, and coronary heart disease could be cut by 50% by daily use of folic acid, zinc in women, and Vitamin E in over-age 50 years adults. (9) A multivitamin-micronutrient supplement taken from early pregnancy may be beneficial to mother and child as it improves nutrient status. (10) Imagine what a multivitamin supplement might do for you. It is quite possible that healthy members of the general population even in Fort Wayne may well benefit from better levels of vitamins and minerals by direct dietary supplementation. (6) It seems so uncomplicated: use one multivitamin a day. So please consider how dietary supplementation with a multivitamin-multimineral supplement on a daily basis might perk up you and your family...in between all the unending activity in your normal, crazy life. Is it time for a multivitamin supplement talk with Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc in Fort Wayne? Contact Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc today for more information about the benefits of a multivitamin supplement. References for A Multivitamin for Me? Really? YES!« View All Nutrition Articles"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page. Content is reviewed by Dr. James M. Cox I."