Supplements you should be familiar with
10 Supplements I love (PART 1)
As a coach I get asked about supplements by a lot of my members. What's a good multi vitamin, probiotic, pre- workouts, etc. While I can't technically tell people what they should or shouldn't take I thought I would just compile a list of my personal favorites.
All of us are different. Some us of have thyroid issues, hormone imbalances including adrenal issues, autoimmune diseases, and much much more. So what I like and might take, you might end up hating or not needing.
10. L- lysine :
Stress. It has a funny way of messing with us.
"L-lysine is an essential amino acid found in spinach, soybeans, lentils, eggs, and cheese among other foods. L-lysine works to reduce stress and contributes to proper growth, development, and overall bone health. Since l-lysine is not produced by the body itself, it’s important to ensure proper supplementation. L-lysine deficiency can result in dizziness, fatigue, and abdominal discomfort.
• Helps with muscle tissue recovery
• Plays essential role in production of carnitine
• Supports production of collagen
• Helps body absorb calcium"
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9. B-complex (methylated)
From mood to metabolism to fertility to ferritin.
Your B12 and Folate levels should be something you're familiar with.
The MTHFR genetic defect affects more than 40% of the population.
What are "methylated" B vitamins? While I won't get too informative in this post, I will redirect you to to a site that goes in depth in regards to the MTHFR defect.
How can you find out if you have it?
Where can you buy it?
8. DHEA: Another mighty hormone, DHEA helps with your immune system and increases estrogen and testosterone levels in the body. You can have your levels checked at your Doctors office.
Some people need more than others and some people don't need it at all.
Buy it online or at your local health store. (