“You are what you eat” is a common phrase, but it’s not entirely true. “You are what you absorb” is more accurate when it comes to nutrients.
Have you ever taken supplements and thought, “Are these nutrients actually helping my body?” The unfortunate truth is that sometimes, they might not be.
The delivery form of supplements significantly impacts your body’s ability to absorb them.†
Topics: Delivery methods, Dietary Supplements, Liposomal, Seeking Health Supplements
Have you seen social media posts about a supplement called SAMe? Or perhaps your healthcare provider has recommended that you support a healthy mood or joint health with SAMe supplementation?†
Topics: Energy, Glutathione, histamine, Homocysteine, Joints, Liver, Methylation, Mood, SAMe, Seeking Health Supplements
You’ve heard the cliché, “when you have your health, you have everything.” It has never been more evident than in these past few years. Diet is foundational for your overall health and wellness. Yet, most people do not consume adequate levels of nutrients to support their overall wellness. (1) However, according to the latest data, nearly 60 percent of American adults do consume dietary supplements. That number increases with age. More than 80 percent of adults over age 60 take dietary supplements regularly. (2)
Not a fan of taking several pills each day? The good news is that supplements are available in a variety of delivery forms. From capsules to chewable tablets, to drinkable liquids and powders, finding your preferred delivery form can make daily supplementation much easier.
Topics: Delivery methods, Dietary Supplements, Nutrition, Seeking Health Supplements, Supplementation
No one would blame you if you’ve been dealing with stress and sleepless nights, especially over the past two years. (1) These have been unusually stressful times. And they’ve taught us just how vital adrenal and immune system function are for wellness.
Are you seeking a natural way to support your daily well-being and a sense of calm? Aadaptogens may be the answer.†
Topics: Adaptogens, Dietary Supplements, Dirty Genes, Energy, Health, Seeking Health Supplements, Stress
Have you ever taken a supplement and flushed red a little while later? It’s natural to assume you’ve had an allergic reaction. Unlike other nutrients, niacin, also known as vitamin B3, causes something known as the niacin flush. This harmless reaction can occur if you take more niacin than your body is used to taking. It can also happen if you don’t take niacin-containing supplements with food.
In this article, you’ll learn more about the niacin flush, its benefits, what to do if it happens, and how to prevent it.
Topics: Dietary Supplements, Health Tips, Niacin, Niacin Flush, Supplementation
Have you ever found yourself breathing through your mouth, even if you’re not gasping for air? You might even do it without knowing.
Topics: air quality, breathing, Health Tips, Lifestyle, mouth breathing, nose breathing, Seeking Health Supplements
If you’re reading this, you are likely among half of the U.S. population buying dietary supplements. (1) Amid the pandemic, global dietary supplement sales reached $140 billion, as demand for supporting health and wellbeing skyrocketed. (2)
Topics: cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practices), Dietary Supplements, FDA (Food and Drug Administration), GMP Registered, NSF International, Seeking Health Supplements, Supplement labels, Supplement Safety, Supplement Testing
When most people buy supplements, they’re concerned about the type of supplement they are getting. But the only way to really know what you’re buying is to thoroughly read the supplement facts label.
Topics: Dietary Supplements, Nutrition, Seeking Health Supplements, Supplement Facts, Supplement labels
More than 13 million Americans of reproductive age are impacted by fertility issues. That’s 9 percent of men and 12 percent of women in that age group. (1, 2)
Topics: Fertility, Fertility Supplements, Infertility, MTHFR, Preconception, Prenatal, Seeking Health Supplements, Trying to Conceive (TTC)
Do you get at least seven hours of sleep per night? Consistently? The National Sleep Foundation and American Academy of Sleep Medicine agree that’s how much you need. Seven hours of sleep per night supports optimal health and wellbeing. (1)
Topics: Biochemistry, Dietary Supplements, Dirty Genes, Genetic Testing, Genetics, Seeking Health Supplements, Sleep, StrateGene