Not All Supplements Are Created Equal

Not All Supplements Are Created Equal

Not all supplements are the same and A LOT are a waste of money. But I think the following list can really help you get to another healthier level.

Trainer’s Tip:

You want to maximize the absorption of these little helpers? Work out and eat a cleaner diet and you will see a difference.


Good luck and Godspeed

- Sai (and Joeslyn)

*Disclaimer: Always consult with your doctor before trying something new.

DOES TOO MUCH VITAMIN C CAUSE SIDE EFFECTS?

Vitamin C is a very important nutrient that’s abundant in many fruits and vegetables.

Getting enough of this vitamin is especially important for maintaining a healthy immune system. It also plays an important role in wound healing, keeping your bones strong, and enhancing brain function.


However, many supplements contain extremely high amounts of the vitamin, which can cause undesirable side effects in some cases.

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9 VITAMIN D BENEFITS YOU SHOULD KNOW - AND HOW TO GET MORE IN YOUR DIET

Vitamin D—nicknamed the "sunshine vitamin" due to its ability to be absorbed by the body through sunlight—is a major player in keeping the human body healthy. Its main job is to promote calcium absorption, making it necessary for bone growth. But vitamin D offers a range of other benefits too, ranging from positives for both physical and mental health. Here are nine vitamin D benefits you need to know about—including ways to get more of the vitamin in your daily diet.

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WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF PROBIOTICS?

Proponents argue that they improve the composition of the gut microbiome, which is involved in many aspects of health including immunity, metabolism and mood.

Framed this way, probiotics may seem like a no-brainer. But before you reach for your wallet, keep in mind that while many scientists and doctors believe that probiotics have promise, they also say that a lot of products on the market don’t live up to the hype.

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CALCIUM IS A DAILY HEALTH REQUIREMENT

Calcium is lost daily through hair, skin, nails, sweat, urine and feces. This lost calcium must be replaced, or the body will take calcium from the bones to perform other functions.

Adequate daily intake of calcium is crucial for your bones, as well as your overall health. How much do you need?

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MAGNESIUM AND ZINC - SHOULD YOU TAKE THEM TOGETHER?

All minerals and vitamins are in competition, in that they need the right conditions for your body to absorb them properly. Some minerals have mutual benefits, while some only counteract each other’s level of absorption (known as bioavailability).


Taken together, and in the right dosages, magnesium and zinc work to each other’s advantage. In fact, they do this so well that you’ll find a lot of oral supplements (tablets, capsules etc.) on the market that combine the two.

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