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What Supplements Should I Take?

A Hair Mineral Analysis is the best way to determine what specific supplements your body needs. However, for general health here are the best supplements to take:
1. Healthy Origins Vitamin D3 5,000 IU: Take 1 softgel daily with breakfast
*After 3 months of supplementation, get your blood test for vitamin D levels.  The level should be MINIMUM 40 ng/mL and optimally 50-80 ng/mL.  As a general rule, for every 1,000 IU you increase the dose, the level increases by 10 units. However, people can vary in their rate of vitamin D absorption.
-Benefits: energy, mood, immune system, bone health, and muscle/joint pain
 
2. Bluebonnet Calcium Magnesium Plus Boron: Take 1 capsule three times a day with food
-Benefits: energy, mood, anxiety, sleep, bone health, and muscle cramps
 
3. Carlson Super Omega Fish Oil: Take 1 softgel twice daily with food
-Benefits: energy, mood, anxiety, immune system, and muscle/joint pain
 
4. Solgar Chelated Zinc: Take 1 tablet with food once daily
-Benefits: energy, mood, anxiety, and immune system
 
5. Nature’s Way Kelp: Take 1 capsule three times a day with food
*Take twice a day if it interferes with sleep.  Note: Patients with Graves Disease should NOT take kelp.
-Benefits: energy
 
6. Endomet Megapan: Take 1 tablet with breakfast once daily
-Benefits: energy
 
For a person who doesn’t like taking a lot of supplements, the FIRST 3 SUPPLEMENTS are absolutely critical. In some others who just want more energy, ALL of these supplements are essential.

 

*None of these recommendations have been evaluated by the FDA. They are not intended to prevent or treat disease.

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