5 Supplements You Want to Know About

Jason Way, N.D.

There are nutrients that we can all benefit from especially if we bump up the dosage with supplementing. There are five that you should know about and almost anyone can benefit from. They are a good multivitamin, EPA/DHA, Vitamin D, Probiotic and N-Acetyl Cysteine. These all have broad actions and benefits in the body, help repair deficiencies and boost function in many areas.

Multivitamin

Whats in it?

A good multi contains the basic vitamins and minerals (listed below). The difference between a multivitamin that is OK vs really helpful depends on the form and amounts of nutrients. Not all forms are absorbed easily or provide the same benefits. Someone with a common genetic mutation (MTHFR) benefits more from the “L-5 MTHF” form of folate vs the usual “folic acid”. This can go for many of the nutrients, ones to focus on are in bold.

 

Vitamins Minimum dose Minerals
  1. dose
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