"Personalized supplements and their importance to our health"
What are personalized supplements?
Personalized supplements or personal vitamins aim to solve this problem by designing the formula best suited to each person's DNA by optimizing nutritional levels fulfilling their requirements, achieving desired health goals, and unlocking the highest health potential.
Numerous of researches demonstrate the level of essential minerals and vitamins is lower than the normal range needed for healthy status. Interestingly, studies within Thai population showed that most Thai people face calcium and vitamin D deficiency without being aware of it. On the other hand, fortified food gains are gaining more popularity which may result in higher levels of micronutrient intake and may increase potential long-term health problems.
Personalized vitamins and well-being
Health and well-being
Well-being is composed of good physical and mental health, happiness, and prosperity including life satisfaction and the ability to manage an unsatisfactory situation. Undeniably, well-being is the outermost goal for everyone.
"The greatest medicine of all is teaching people how not to need it", a quote by Hippocrates, meaning that with healthy habits and lifestyle, medication may not be needed as there is a reduced risk of developing most diseases. One of the scenarios for preventing the development of health-related diseases is having balanced nutrient levels in our bodies. For a nutritional balance, it is crucial to know the optimal level of each nutrient following the guideline of recommended daily intake, known as RDI, outlined by the Ministry of Public Health Thailand.
Vitamin and minerals and our modern lifestyle
Naturally, we mainly get vitamins and minerals from our dietary sources including vegetables, fruits, and animals. Vitamins and minerals are essential for human health for growth, development, homeostasis, and most importantly, priming the immune system against diseases. There are thirteen vitamins classified as water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins. Water-soluble vitamins include vitamin B groups, and vitamin C whereas vitamins A, E, K, and D are fat-soluble vitamins. Examples of human essential minerals are calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, zinc, and iron.
However, nowadays, the increasing consumption of processed foods such as sausages, canned food, instant noodles, and fast food has led to nutrient loss. Moreover, modern farming practices have contributed to the loss of vitamins and minerals content in crops which hasn’t been a problem in the olden days. Notably, our modern lifestyle and eating habits are the root causes of nutritional imbalance.
Genetics and our foods
Genetic variations can be described as different forms of the genes among a population resulting in the various responses to foods and nutrients. For example, due to genetic differences, some people may experience poor absorption of nutrients leading to a deficiency even if they adhere to a balanced diet like others.
CARE service originated with the cooperation of our medical team, including doctors, pharmacists, and nutritionists. With cutting-edge DNA technology and the latest genetic research, we tailor personalized supplements or personal vitamins directly to individual needs, accompanied by personalized recommendations from doctors and health experts, to ensure that everyone will unlock their best health.
“Let's build wellness rather than treat disease”
a quote by Bruce Daggy.
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