In today’s society supplements are very important. It is normal to have unhealthy eating habits, especially in America. There are also plenty of new “fads” for new diets, which lack certain nutrients depending on the diet. Furthermore, there are environmental factors, such as nutrient depletion in the soil. Foods are not as nutrient-dense as they used to be. So, since your diet may lack important micronutrients, the purpose of taking supplements is to better support your health. They can help meet your daily recommendations or provide a more concentrated amount of nutrients than you’re able to get through food alone. DISCLAIMER, you should always consult with a doctor or dietician before taking any supplements. Outside of peri-workout supplements, these are some of the basics that are recommended.
Needed for reproduction, maintenance, growth, and regulation of bodily processes. They contain a few different vitamins and minerals but in varying forms and amounts. They can also contain other ingredients like herbs, amino acids, and fatty acids.
Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acids
These are key building blocks for cell membranes. It helps supports a healthy inflammatory response along with cardiovascular health and blood pressure. Helps support hormonal balance and immune function. Assists with healthy bones, joints, and skin.
Having the right amount of vitamin D, calcium, and phosphorus is important for building and keeping strong bones. Vitamin D is used to treat and prevent bone disorders. Vitamin D is made by the body when skin is exposed to sunlight.
These are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for you, especially your digestive system. We usually think of these as germs that cause diseases. But your body is full of bacteria, both good and bad. Probiotics are often called “good” or “helpful” bacteria because they help keep your gut healthy.
Magnesium plays a role in over 300 enzymatic reactions within the body, including the metabolism of food, the synthesis of fatty acids and proteins, and the transmission of nerve impulses.
Zinc is your Ultimate Organizer because every cell has a receptor site for them. Zinc is needed for the proper growth and maintenance of the human body. It is found in several systems and biological reactions, and it is needed for immune function, wound healing, blood clotting, thyroid function, and much more.
Again, these are just recommendations. If you have any questions about supplements, please reach out.
Jermaine Hough Jr.