A scientifically balanced regimen of nutritional supplements reinforces the body’s antioxidant defenses and should include vitamins E, C, B1, B2 B3, B6, B12, PABA, beta carotene, and coenzyme Q10, and others. A balanced program of mineral and trace element supplementation should also include calcium, magnesium, zinc, copper, selenium, manganese, vanadium, and chromium. Choose the best high-potency multiple vitamin, mineral, trace element formula, providing a balanced foundation supplement, in the most absorbable form.
It is important to eliminate the use of tobacco. This applies to cigarettes, pipe tobacco, cigars, snuff or chewing tobacco. It has been a consistent observation that patients who continued to use tobacco will not obtain maximum benefit from alternative or integrative therapy.
Relatively healthy adults are often able to tolerate the moderate use of alcoholic beverages without generating more free radicals than they can detoxify. Anyone who drinks alcoholic beverages excessively risks harmful free radical damage. Victims of chronic degenerative diseases should minimize the consumption of alcohol.
Physical exercise is very helpful, more than people realize. Even a brisk 30-minute walk several times per week will help to maintain the health benefits and improve circulation. Lactate normally builds up in tissues during aerobic exercise, and lactate is a natural chelator produced within the body.
Always check with your doctor before beginning an exercise routine. Optimal Health can help with suggestions just for your unique health profile.