What Nutritional Supplements May Be Helpful For You?

What Nutritional Supplements May Be Helpful For You?

In today’s society, many women and men struggle with common ailments such as low energy, lack of motivation, obesity (which can lead to diabetes and heart disease) and poor sleep.  A healthy diet should be the cornerstone to feel your best. But even the best diets can lack sufficient quantity and quality of nutrients, thus a foundational nutritional supplement program can be a great benefit.

Nutritional supplementation can help provide the body with the correct nutrients to offer support and assist with many of these common problems.  Below are some simple recommendations to get you started. They all include our high quality professional grade supplements. If you need additional information just give us a call or stop in.

Jen Ramaekers, Pharm D

-Do you struggle with having enough energy to make it through the day? (Product #1)
-Do you have chronic inflammation such as arthritis? (Product #1 + #2 + #5)
-Do you find yourself fighting hot flashes, mood swings, excess belly fat and/or poor sleep? (Product #1 + #2)
-Do you experience frequent bone fractures or been diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis? (Product #1 + #3)
-Do you have difficulty finding the desire or ability to perform sexually? (Product #1 + #4)

#1. Multivitamin (Choose one)
       A.  Active Life Nutrient Caps – a fantastic multi providing all over nutritional support with the added benefit of CoQ10 which is an energy source that is depleted with statin medications for the treatment of high cholesterol. This vitamin also provides lutein for eye health and chromium which has been shown to help with appetite suppression. One capsule daily.
       B.  Super Adrenal Stress – a multi specifically developed to support the adrenal glands and their production of cortisol. Very important when dealing with symptoms of adrenal fatigue due to stress. Two tablets daily plus 1 at noon if needed for energy.
#2. Pro-Omega (fish oil) – a high quality fish oil from Nordic Naturals providing an even balance of your most important omega-3 acids (EPA – Eicosapentaenoic acid and DHA Docosahexaenoic acid).   Shown to have an anti-inflammatory effect and support healthy heart, brain, eyes and guaranteed not to taste fishy.  A junior version is available for children >4 years of age.   2 capsules daily.
#3. Osteosheath – a calcium supplement providing a highly absorbable form of calcium (microcrystalline hydroxyappetite (MCHA)).  Also provides vitamin D to help your body absorb the calcium and a variety of minerals to help your body utilize the calcium once it is in your body.  1 tablet 2-3 times daily.  (Total calcium intake should be 1000mg for men and premenopausal women, 1200mg for post-menopausal women).
#4. Libido Health – A combination of herbs to support a healthy libido, energy, stamina and vitality.  Women take 1 capsule twice daily for 2 weeks, then take 2 weeks off, repeat.  Men take 1 capsule three times daily for 2 weeks, then take 2 weeks off, repeat.  *Read label for precautions with disease states and drug interactions. *
#5. Joint Health Support – A powerful anti-inflammatory supplement with glucosamine, chondroitin and MSM (methylsulfonylmethane).  This combination of nutrients has been shown to be equivalent to daily ibuprofen use after 3 months of treatment.  Also contains a healthy dose of turmeric, bromelain and host of other beneficial anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory agents.  Take 1 tablet three times daily with meals.

Contact us to talk to our staff about products that may be best for you. Our professional-grade supplements can be easily purchased through our online store.