Why You and your Children Need Nutritional Supplements for the Rest of Your Lives

If you think you may not need dietary supplements, read this. It could change your health for the rest of your life.

Finally, after more than 50 years, leading medical journals now recommend all adults take multivitamins. Both the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association have concluded that:

“Most people do not consume an optimal amount of all vitamins by diet alone.”

“Inadequate intake of several vitamins has been linked to chronic diseases, including coronary heart disease, cancer, and osteoporosis.”

“Suboptimal folic acid levels, along with suboptimal levels of vitamins B6 and B12, are a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, neural tube defects, and colon and breast cancer; low levels of vitamin D contribute to osteoporosis and bone fracture; and low levels of the antioxidant vitamins (vitamins A, E, and C) may increase the risk for several chronic diseases.”

“It appears prudent for all adults to take vitamin supplements.”

A large body of research has demonstrated that the nutrients found in dietary supplements reduce your risk of chronic disease, improve quality of life, and increase longevity.

Here are selections of reasons why you cannot depend on food alone for all of the nutrition you need to stay healthy.

Reason #1: The average American is overfed and undernourished. It’s no secret. Just look around you. Most people are gaining weight. Even kids are overweight these days. You or someone you know has a chronic disorder of some kind.

If you’re like most Americans, you’re consuming fabricated convenience foods high in calories but low in food value (nutrition). This type of diet leads to “subclinical” or marginal deficiencies that lead to vague health complaints such as nervousness, listlessness, recurring minor infections, general aches and pains, difficulty concentrating, irritability, depression, muscle weakness, fatigue, insomnia, and just not feeling right.

A large body of research has demonstrated that most Americans are not getting what they need from their diet. For example, in one recent U.S. Dept. of Agriculture survey of 20,000 people, not a single person was consuming adequate levels of all the vitamins and minerals. In this study, the percentages of Americans were found to be deficient as follows: 90% in vitamins. B6, 75% in magnesium, 68% in calcium, 57% in iron, 50% in vitamin A, 45% in vitamin B1, 41% in vitamin C, 34% in vitamin B2, 34% in vitamin B12…. and the list goes on.

There are hundreds of medical studies to suggest it’s a virtual certainty that you and every member of your family are deficient in one or more essential nutrients.

Reason #2: Soil depletion. Modern mass-production agriculture depletes nutrients from the soil without replenishing them. The application of synthetic fertilizers stimulates the growth of beautiful-looking plants. However, the nutrient content is missing.

So when you bite into that healthy salad or slice of whole-wheat bread, you’re getting less nutrition today than from the same foods grown in the same soil fifty years ago.

Reason #3: Commercial food processing. Much of the food you eat is processed in one way or another. When foods are prepared, they are exposed to heat, light, oxygen, or drastic change in temperature or humidity. This exposure destroys vital but fragile nutrients. Examples of processing include baking, extruding, milling, grinding, boiling, cooking, recombining, spray drying, etc.

Reason #4: Food storage and transportation. All foods deteriorate as they age. This is a problem for the food industry because many foods are shipped over great distances. Therefore chemicals are added to preserve foods and give them a longer “shelf life.” Unfortunately, in spite of these chemicals, the nutrient content of foods decline over time, even though they may look the same.

Even fresh fruits or vegetables may be sprayed, gassed or fumigated to make them look “ripe” and “fresh.” So what seems healthy isn’t necessarily as healthy as you may think.

Reason #5: Preparation and cooking of foods. Many people eat out or bring prepared food home from the market. Even if you make your meals at home, most of your food is cooked, not raw. Here’s the problem: the more you cook a portion of food, the less its nutrient value.

Of course, there are some foods, such as grains and dried legumes that you have to cook because they’re inedible when raw. You’re not going to eat a bowl of uncooked rice. However, if you overcook rice, you lose nutrients.

Reason #6: Home storage of food. Have you looked in your refrigerator lately? How long has that head of lettuce been in there? What about those leftovers from three days ago? Refrigeration does slow down the deterioration of food, but it certainly does not stop it. As every day goes by, whatever is in your refrigerator is losing its nutritional value.

Some people will eat something out of the refrigerator that is three weeks old, or something from the pantry that is a year old. By this time, some vital nutrients have been completely lost.

Reason #7: Food irradiation. Exposing foods to gamma rays, x-rays or other radiation extends their shelf life by the destruction of microorganisms, inhibition of sprouting, and delay of ripening. Some meats, chicken, and vegetables are irradiated. Foods served in restaurants or schools may be irradiated. The problem with irradiation is that vital nutrients, especially antioxidants and fat-soluble vitamins, are destroyed. There’s no label to tell you if food is irradiated.

Reason #8: Pesticides in foods. A pesticide is a poison. A little bit of pesticide will kill a bug. A lot of pesticides will kill you. Most foods contain pesticides. Even organic produce contains pesticides, although a lot less than regular produce. Pesticides may be applied to the soil, to the growing plant, or to the food while in storage or shipment.

Keep in mind that you can’t see, smell or taste these pesticides. So you have no way of knowing if what you’re eating contains pest poisons. But your body knows. Some pesticides can accumulate in the body and cause problems. Your body has to deal with the problem by expending valuable vitamins and minerals to detoxify and try to eliminate these poisons.

Reason #9: Genetically modified foods. Millions of acres of genetically modified corn, cotton, and potatoes have been planted in the U.S. (Cotton is mentioned here because cottonseed oil is found in many processed foods, and cottonseed meal is fed to cattle.) These foods, which are now in our food supply, have been engineered to produce a naturally occurring pesticide that is supposedly toxic only to insects. There are no long-term human studies to indicate that genetically modified foods are safe. However, rats fed genetically modified potatoes had increased intestinal infections, reduced immunity, and reduced weight of the intestine, pancreas, kidneys, liver, lungs, and brain. Since you may be unknowingly consuming genetically modified or irradiated foods, you would need dietary supplementation to offset the invisible but potentially harmful effects of such foods.

Reason #10: Environmental pollution. We dump nearly six billion pounds of chemicals into our environment every year. While some of it ends up in our food, much of it is in our air and water. If you breathe air and drink water, you are ingesting chemical pollution. Medical research has established that environmental chemicals contribute to degenerative diseases.

You have no choice but to eat food, drink water, and breathe air. Therefore, you will need dietary supplements to help you process and detoxify the pollution entering your body every day.

Reason #11: Bioaccumulation of pollution in animal foods. There are specific “persistent” pollutants that tend to accumulate in any living thing, whether animal or plant. The higher up the food chain, the higher the accumulation. Take swordfish for example. Swordfish is known to have high levels of mercury, a toxic metal.

The problem starts when small baitfishes eat organic material that contains mercury. They metabolize the organic material but retain the mercury. Small predatory fish then eat the baitfish, thus inheriting their accumulated mercury. The more bait fish they eat, the more mercury they accumulate. Finally, a swordfish comes along and eats a bunch of small predatory fish, and picks up a load of mercury. So a big swordfish can gather a lot of mercury over time. But the swordfish is not the end of the chain. You are! You eat the swordfish, and now all that accumulated mercury is stored in “your” body.

Swordfish is only one example out of hundreds. Here’s the point. You’re at the top of the entire food chain on earth. Therefore, you unknowingly accumulate heavy metals and chemical pollutants, which are proven to be detrimental to your health. If you consume animal foods, you need dietary supplements to help you handle the contaminants they contain.

Reason #12: “Energy” pollution. Energy pollution invisibly burdens your body. The form of energy pollution you’re familiar with is radioactive fallout, like that from nuclear testing in Nevada, which caused an increase in cancers downwind from the test site. Another, less well-known form of energy pollution is altered magnetic fields’ from electrical motors and circuits, and all kinds of energy transmissions (microwave, radar, cell phone, etc.). Not only can energy pollution destroy or damage cells directly, but also it causes a stress reaction in the body, which leads to hormonal imbalances. For example, energy pollution reduces your levels of melatonin, an essential hormone. Once again, dietary supplements are a method to assist your body to compensate for another type of pollution from which there is no escape.

Reason #13: Genetic weaknesses. Each of us is genetically and biochemically unique. But none of us is perfect. We all have some genetic defect. For example, you might have a genetic abnormality in methionine metabolism called homocystinuria (methionine is an amino acid required to make your body function). In this case, taking large doses of vitamin B6 is a way to compensate for this weakness. There are hundreds if not thousands of possible genetic abnormalities. We can minimize many of them with dietary supplementation.

Reason #14: Chronic Stress. “Stress” occurs when your body has a “fight or flight” response to any situation. Most of the time, you’re not aware of it. Stress can come from anywhere at any time. It could be a barking dog, a disagreeable boss, a car that needs repair, an unpaid bill, a relationship that isn’t working or living alone or Anything at all. You become so accustomed to stress that you consciously tune it out – but your body doesn’t.

When subjected to repeated stress, it is called chronic stress, which severely depletes your body of energy and vital reserves. Chronic stress produces hormones that have a long-term weakening effect on your body, which accelerates the aging process and leads to chronic degenerative disease. Supplements reduce the detrimental effects of chronic stress.

Reason #15: Your lifestyle. How you behave may increase your need for supplementation. For example, smoking or drinking alcohol to excess dramatically saps your reserves of vital nutrients. In both cases, dietary supplementation is not an option – it’s a requirement.

On the other hand, if you’re an avid mountain climber or high-performance athlete, you use up nutrients faster than the average person. The same is true if you work in a physically demanding occupation. Your performance improves with dietary supplementation.

Reason #16: GI problems. Any digestive or gastrointestinal problem will diminish your absorption of vitamins, minerals, protein, essential fats, and plant substances required to maintain a healthy body. Irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, Crohn’s disease, or chronic diarrhea hurt your ability to absorb nutrients. Ditto for bacterial, viral, yeast or parasitic infections. Food allergies are notorious for causing GI problems. In short, any inflammation in your GI tract means trouble. Therefore, you will need supplements to help you deal with the inflammation, as well as to increase the number of essential nutrients you are consuming and absorbing.

Reason #17: Weak digestion. Heartburn, bloat after eating, burping, or gas may suggest you have an impaired ability to digest your food. If you can’t digest your food, your body cannot absorb it, and supplementary digestive aids may be needed.

Reason #18: Getting older. Medical studies have proven that you lose your digestive power as you get older. By the time you’re “elderly,” you have a severe problem that can only be corrected by supplementation.

Also, studies have shown that many older adults eat less well than they did in earlier years. In this case, dietary supplements can augment an otherwise inadequate diet.

Reason #19: Teenagers. It’s no secret that adolescents eat and drink things that are very unhealthy, i.e., “junk food,” which is no way to nourish a maturing body. Most teenagers need dietary supplementation.

Reason #20: Chronic disease or disorder. It doesn’t matter what the disorder is. It could be arthritis, macular degeneration, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, eczema, PMS or anything else. Specific dietary supplements can help almost any disorder.

Reason #21: Medications. Americans consume an astounding quantity of prescription and over-the-counter medications. However, nothing in your body operates in isolated compartments – everything interacts with everything else in some way. Many drugs interact with supplements or cause an increased need for them. For example, women on birth control pills may have increased demand for vitamin B6. People on Glucophage need more calcium, B12, and folic acid. The list is endless. So if you’re on medication, consult with one of our physicians to determine the specific supplements you need.

Reason #22: Pregnancy. Your requirement for nutrients undergoes a significant shift when you become pregnant. It’s to your and your baby’s benefit to take supplementation to reduce your risk of a miscarriage or pregnancy complications and to have a healthier baby.

BOTTOM LINE: Because of global pollution and degradation in the quality of our food supply, it’s hard to imagine anyone who will not need nutritional supplements for the rest of his or her life. Also, many people have health problems, a lifestyle, or unique situations where supplements are advisable.

Children’s Multiple

Now you can get your children to take their vitamins VitaMist Spray Children’s Multiple has all the nutrients that your child needs each day.

We designed our custom formula for children age 4 and up, and since it is not a pill, it is easier to get your kids to take them.

A growing child needs sound nutritional support to help them develop properly. Diet plays an important part, but it only goes so far in providing all the healthy and life-enhancing nutrients your children need.

That is why the Spray and Go vitamin supplement is essential to ensure that they get the nutrients your child needs.

In our Children’s Multiple formula the nutrients are adjusted to meet the specific needs of children ages 4 and older. Pure and easy to absorb, because it is already in a liquid form, vitamin A, C, D, E, B-6, B-12, thiamin, niacin and more.

VitaMist Spray Children’s vitamins that they will love, and the healthiest and safest they can take.

Order now for a 30-day supply of our VitaMist Spray Children’s Multiple that will give your little ones everything a growing girl or boy needs in a great-tasting, bubble gum flavored spray vitamin.

Just like you and me, every child should be taking vitamins year round, but it is even more important at this time of the year as the kid’s go back to school.
Kid’s love junk food, but it just doesn’t provide them with all the nutrients they need. The start of the school year can also put tremendous stress on our youngsters, making them susceptible to illness and disease.

Your children will love the great taste of this bubble gum flavored product. In fact, it tastes so good they won’t believe that it’s good for them! It is a great way to get them started on good habits that will last a lifetime.

With VitaMist Spray Children’s Multiple, you can give your children the edge they need to be their very best. VitaMist Spray Children’s Multiple – a delicious Spray multivitamin they will love to take every day.

Don’t they deserve the very best?

Holiday Traditions

Dear VitaMist Family,

On December 25th, we will be joining our family and love ones by sitting down for Christmas Dinner.  I know I am and I am sure we are all very, very grateful for what we have in our lives.  I think Christmas is my favorite holiday.  At no other point in the year are traditions more deeply rooted than on this special day.  Whether it is decorating the entire house, putting up Christmas lights, shopping for the people you love, preparing your classic Christmas meal, humming along to Christmas music, or occasionally belting out a few lyrics yourself.  The fact that we are doing this with the people we love is what makes Christmas mean so much to me.

Doing all of these things with family only makes this season more magical, and since all of you are part of my family, I want to share these joys with you.  I ask you to do me a favor and brighten up my holiday.  Share your Christmas traditions with the rest of the VitaMist family and me on Facebook.  Whether it is a story, a fond memory, photos of your decorations, or video of your lighting extravaganza.  I would love to see it all.  You can post your traditions directly to, or better yet, post it as your status, then click “share” and send it to us.  The latter will help spread the Christmas spirit not just to the VitaMist family, but also to all of your friends and family!

Then, in keeping with a timeless Christmas tradition, I will be giving out Christmas gifts.  Three family members who share their holiday traditions will be chosen to receive a free VitaMist product.  We will also feature your holiday traditions in the January issue of The VitaMist View.  Multiple entries aren’t just allowed; they’re encouraged!

Merry Christmas!   ●   Happy Holidays!   ●   And a Very Happy New Year!


From My Heart With LOV ♥ Sari

Summer Is Here Again!

Dear VitaMist Family,

As I write this letter, we are working hard to prepare for our Homecoming event.  With our relocation to a newer building, and Bill’s health concerns, we were unable to host a Homecoming event last year.  Now that we are back in action, we want to make this year’s the best Homecoming ever.  It will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and I can’t wait to meet those of you who are going to be making the trip to Phoenix.

It’s hard to believe it’s been two years since our last Homecoming, yet at the same time, I feel like it’s been far too long since I’ve seen many of our wonderful distributors.  In celebration of our “Reunion” maybe we should make that this year’s theme!  It’s going to be a lot of fun.  It is a Reunion Homecoming for those of you who have been a part of our family for so many years, but also a chance to meet new family members, and reunite with familiar faces.

If you have read any of my monthly letters, then you know that, to me, family is everything.  All of you are part of our family, and our family is growing!  You only have to listen to our Conference Calls to hear how more and more people are joining, how the excitement is growing and how the success you all deserve is coming ever closer.  If you haven’t been on these Conference Calls, I would love for you to give them a try. And please, don’t be shy about introducing yourself when you join a call, you are with family.  It’s time to bring our family together!

From my heart with L.O.V.


The Holidays Are Here Again

Dear VitaMist Family:
The Holidays!  Here they are again.  A time to reflect and a time to look forward.  Traditionally, it’s a time for families to get together and celebrate, and for friends to catch-up on the happenings of the past year. 
If you are reading this newsletter, you are among the very fortunate.  You must count your blessings because you have family and friends.  You have people who care about you and people who support you in all that you do.  Over this past yea,r we laughed together, cried together and prayed together.  
Just like a real family, there have been ups and downs in all our lives this year, but through it all, we held our belief in VitaMist and together we grew our business and spread the word about these great products.  VitaMist introduced some exciting new things in 2016, as well as some incredible incentive programs. These are now being promoted across this country and will without doubt help motivate those with the vision to become extremely successful. 
So, as we celebrate the Holidays and the year draws to a close, let’s all give thanks for the opportunities we have been given, and pledge to seize those opportunities with both hands and use them to achieve our goals in life.  But remember, we each hold the key to our own success.  The best opportunity in the world will remain nothing more than an opportunity unless we take it!

I Love Christmas!

Dear VitaMist Family, 

This December, our VitaMist View is dedicated to YOU, our loyal VitaMist Customers and Distributors.  Words just cannot express what you all mean to me and how much I appreciate all the love and support that you have shown me over the past years.

This VitaMist Family of ours is hard to explain to anyone who isn’t a part of it.  These are not just empty words, I mean it, from the bottom of my heart – our relationship is like family.  When you do well, the whole family is happy and celebrates your success, when you falter, we all feel it and try to act as your support.  Your success is our success, and our success is yours.  VitaMist defines TEAMwork

“Together Everyone Achieves More”

“Together Everyone Achieves More”

On December 25th, we will all be sitting down for Christmas  Dinner.  And we should all be very, very grateful for what we have in our lives.

I love Christmas. I think it’s my favorite holiday. What I like about it, is that it is about giving thanks. Gratitude is one of the most powerful emotions there is. Why is it so powerful? It is powerful because it can change your life.

VitaMist is doing well!  That is a good reason for us all to give thanks.  We must be honest; there have been times over the years when things were looking pretty bleak, both for VitaMist and in my personal life. During one particularly bleak time, a friend told me just to start listing everything I had in my life for which I was grateful. That taught me a valuable lesson so that now if ever I hear people say “everything sucks; I have nothing to be grateful for” I know it just isn’t true. There’s always something, no matter how small it is in your life, for which to be grateful.  Sometimes you just need to take a step back to see it. So, this year, when you sit down for Christmas Dinner, I urge all of you to pause for a moment and reflect both on our past and look into our future.  Let us ALL give thanks that we are together, as a family, a VitaMist Family.

 Merry Christmas! – Happy Holidays! – Happy New Year!

From My Heart With LOV – Sari

Family, Homecoming and a New Product!

Dear VitaMist Family,

Statue of Liberty

As I write this letter, everyone at the VitaMist Home Office is eagerly preparing for our Homecoming and new product launch. This year’s Homecoming event is going to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and I can’t wait to meet those of you who are going to be making the trip to Phoenix.

We did not choose the name “Prosperity Homecoming” lightly.  For starters, this year’s Homecoming going to be a lot of fun.  Furthermore, it is a Prosperity Homecoming for those of you who plan to lead VitaMist to the heights we know we can achieve, with the aid of our New, Breakthrough Product. Everyone who has made the commitment to come to Phoenix has made a decision.  You have decided that you can do it, you can be successful, and you will be successful with VitaMist.

If you have read any of my monthly letters, then you know that, to me, family is everything.  All of you are part of our family, and our family is growing!  You only have to listen to our Conference Calls to hear how more and more people are joining, how the excitement is growing and how the success you all deserve is coming ever closer.  If you haven’t been on these Conference Calls, I would love for you to give them a try. And please, don’t be shy about introducing yourself when you join a call, you are with family.  Piece by piece, everything is coming together.

From my heart with L.O.V.

Sari Diehl's SignatureHappy 4th of July!

Here They Are Again

The Holidays!

Here they are again.  A time to reflect, and a time to look forward.  Traditionally, it’s a time for families to get together and celebrate, and for friends to catch up on the happenings of the past year.

If you are reading this newsletter, then you are among the very fortunate.  You must count your blessings, because you have family and friends.  You have people who care about you and people who support you in all that you do.  Over this past year we have laughed together, cried together and prayed together.

Just like a real family, there have been ups and downs in all of our lives this year, but through it all, we held our belief in VitaMist, and together we grew our business and spread the word about these great products.  VitaMist introduced some exciting
 new products in 2014, as well as some incredible incentive programs.

So, as we celebrate the Holidays, and the year draws to a close, let’s all give thanks for the opportunities we have been given.  Let’s also pledge to seize those opportunities with both hands, and use them to achieve our goals in life.  But remember, we each hold the key to our own success. The best opportunity in the world will remain nothing more than an opportunity unless we take it!

VitaMist Is Growing

In So Many Ways

After hearing the conference calls over the last couple of week and after our very successful Home Coming, It is clear that VitaMist is growing in so many ways.   What has really made me proud and warmed my heart is the love and caring I feel every time I hear one of our calls.  Hearing how our members are helping each other and reaching out to their communities, just confirms what I’ve known all along. VitaMist is not just an opportunity for those involved, it’s a family where each member is there to help each other.  I believe these two poems had our VitaMist family in mind when they were written.

Your Name

I wrote your name in the sky, 
but the wind blew it away.

I wrote your name in the sand, 
but the waves washed it away.

I wrote your name in my heart, 
and forever it will stay.

Jessica Blade

“Not the power to Conquer others

But the power to become One with others

Is the ultimate power”

Sri Chinmoy

I know with the push forward that we are having and with the commitment in our hearts, VitaMist will be that Billion $$$$ a year company in no time at all. With us reaching that goal, how many of you and your friends will be reaching your dreams with us?

From My Heart With





We’ve Heard It All

Labor day has passed, and traditionally, since I was a child, this means it’s the end of summer.  I hope you have all had a fabulous time and are at the point of really getting down to some serious work.  VitaMist is growing by leaps and bounds, and I’m hoping you are ready to grow with us.

Summer seems to have become a time for excuses, especially in the world of referral marketing.  I’m sure, like me, you’ve heard it all!

“It’s time to relax”

“It’s Summer, I need to slow down”

“These are the lazy days of summer”

“I’m going to read books and forget about working”

“It’s summer! I’m going to play and travel!”

Well, it is no secret that during the summer, along with Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s, referral marketing has a tendency to slow down.  People go on vacation and/or there is a natural tendency to take time off, to slow down, to be less active and to buy less.  As a referral network marketer yourself be aware that if you get lulled into this vacation cycle and are not working YOUR business, you may NEVER, EVER have the success that you want in this industry.

So, if this sounds like your summer and if you have allowed yourself to ease back over the last couple of months, I urge you to come out of it – FIGHTING!!

VitaMist is offering you some opportunities of a lifetime!  Contests that can change your financial life forever!  To find out how, check out our weekly training calls.  These are opportunities that you have to seize with both hands, and if you haven’t done so already, share with all your friends! Please don’t let this golden moment pass you by!

Remember, if you need guidance and inspiration, listen to our conference calls and daily focus calls.  If you need advice, call us!  We are a TEAM and “Together Everybody Achieves More”

Dream big dreams, then put on your overalls and go out and make your dreams come true

Fred Van Amburgh

From My Heart With