Celiac.com 07/27/2012 - In my work as a celiac advocate and researcher, I've promoted taking daily vitamin supplements for better health for quite some time, but now with a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition confirming this I am pushing it even more.
It's important for one to take B12, C and E regularly and to also get these in your daily diet. Grass-fed beef, salmon, tuna and milk all contain B12. You can get your vitamin C from foods such as strawberries, grapefruit, green bell peppers, etc. Vitamin E is found in broccoli, almonds and many other sources.
It's probably easier to just take a multivitamin, but be careful of ones containing iron. Iron has been shown to have a shortening effect on telomeres. Just adding something as simple as a multivitamin can boost your life span and make you feel great!
- Xu et al. “Multivitamin use and telomere length in women,” Am J Clin Nutr (March 11, 2009).
- L.A. Times: Can taking a multivitamin extend life? http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/booster_shots/2009/05/can-taking-a-multivitamin-extend-life.html
- Life Extension: Longer telomeres associated with multivitamin use