Supplements for a Healthier Lifestyle

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Supplements can be beneficial

There are many things to focus on when it comes to achieving and maintaining health. At the top of that list is nutrition.

Have you ever wondered if you get all the nutrients you need from the food you eat?

There are times in a lifetime, for different reasons, when one might not get all the nutrients he or she needs.

Supplementation can, in those situations/periods, be very helpful or even essential for maintaining your health.

Supplements are described as something that completes or makes an addition.

Meaning that a supplement should not be your only source of a nutrient, but it can be a valuable addition if you have a hard time getting enough of specific nutrients from your diet.

The Importance Of Consulting With Your Physician

It is hard to assess yourself if you lack a nutrient and what you should do to remedy it. That is why you should always consult with your physician/health professional before taking any supplements.

If you’re planning on changing your diet in a major way we strongly recommend you consult with your physician/health professional.

Many supplements contain ingredients with strong biological effects, and such products may not be safe for all people.

Different Kinds Of Supplements

People use dietary supplements for a wide variety of reasons. For instance, if your diet is lacking one or several nutrients. You might also have special food preferences that don't contain all the nutrients you need.

There are also medical conditions that might interfere with nutrient intake or absorption, where supplementation can make a big difference.

Supplements are also common in the field of exercise, for instance bodybuilding. Those supplements are made for building muscles or to boost energy instead of complementing your diet due to lack of nutrients.

Another example of where supplements are commonly used is in the field of sleep. Some supplements are believed to help you sleep better.

Forms Of Dietary Supplements

Dietary supplements come in many different varieties and forms, like tablets, capsules, liquid, gummies, powders and energy bars.

There are a few things to take into consideration before choosing which form you want to buy.

  1. Different forms contain different amounts of the active ingredient. You have to get the proper amount for you and your needs. Be sure to consult with your physician.
  2. Other ingredients that you might want to have or would want to avoid
    • For instance, capsules can be made of gelatin or starch. Gelatin is an animal product.
    • Gummies often contain a lot of sugars, which can seem pretty contradictory because you eat a supplement mostly for improving your health.
    • Some ingredients can also help you absorb the active ingredient more readily.
  3. If you have trouble swallowing tablets there’s also a question of the size and/or coating of the tablets.

Our Top Recommended Supplements

By using our guide below we’ve selected a number of different supplements to recommend.

For each product we give you our top recommendation and also go through in detail why we believe that product deserves our recommendation.

We review our recommendations quarterly.

You can find all our top supplement picks in Top Recommended Supplements.

Guide To Choosing The Best High Quality Supplements

Dietary supplements is a billion-dollar industry.

There are so many products on the market that you might not know what to buy or even know what to look for in a high quality supplement.

And the quality of a supplement matters. A lot.

That's why we've developed a very useful guide named How-To Choose the Best Supplements [10-step guide] on how to choose the best one out of the myriads of varieties available.

We refer to this guide and the criteria therein extensively in our recommendations. Be sure to read it if you want to know more about the thinking behind every criteria.

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