Vitamin and Supplement Essentials


Supplements we should take and why.(1) FREE shipping at $25 or more.*

Multivitamins

Fact

Many farms today use nitrogen fertilizers, which remove minerals from the soil. Depleted soil may lead to less nutritional content in our food and more need than ever to supplement our diets.**

Taking Multivitamins:

  • May help fill the vitamin and mineral
    gaps that may exist in your diet1
  • Helps support healthy immune function1
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Fish Oil

Fact

Your body doesn't produce omega-3s, which are vital to health. They must be consumed as food or taken as a supplement.***

Taking Fish Oil
Supports:

  • Heart health1
  • Joint health1
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Males 14 years +
1.6 grams per day

Females 14 years +
1.1 grams per day2

Vitamin D

Fact

SPF 15 or higher sunscreen blocks
beneficial Vitamin D you'd normally
gain from sun exposure.****

Taking Vitamin D
Supports:

  • Bone health1
  • Intestinal health1
  • Immune function1
  • Brain health1
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Children and adults 1-70
years:
600 IU per day

Adults over 70 years:
800 IU per day3

Bone and Joint Health

Calcium

Calcium

Helps maintain bone health1

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Glucosamine and Chondroitin

Glucosamine
and Chondroitin

Helps promote overall
elasticity, flexibility and
joint mobility1

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SAM-e

SAM-e

Helps maintain joint comfort1

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Digestive Health

Fiber

Fiber

Helps maintain bowel health1

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Prebiotics

Prebiotics

Contributes to intestinal health1

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Probiotics

Probiotics

Supports healthy digestion
and nutrient absorption1

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Brain Health

Vitamin B

Vitamin B

Helps maintain healthy
homocysteine levels
in the body1

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Choline

Choline

Helps with muscle control,
memory, and more1

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DHA

DHA

Promotes brain development and function1

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Heart Health

CoQ-10

CoQ-10

Helps with the proper function
of many organs and chemical reactions in the body1

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Niacin

Niacin

Helps maintain healthy homocysteine levels1

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3
Fatty Acids

Supports heart and joint health and increases omega-3 index1

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Immune Health

Echinacea

Echinacea

Benefits immune health1

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Vitamin C

Vitamin C

Helps promote a healthy immune response1

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Zinc

Zinc

Essential to carrying out the body's natural immune
response against viruses1

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Prenatal Health

Folic Acid

Folic Acid

Essential to the formation
and development of a baby's brain and spine1

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Iron

Iron

Involved in numerous bodily functions, including normal growth and development1

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Prenatal Vitamins

Prenatal Vitamins

Taking some vitamins, minerals and key nutrients during pregnancy are vital to the development of your baby1

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**Jack A: Nutrition under siege. One Peaceful World (Kushi Institute newsletter), Becket, MA, Spring1998 , pp1 , 78.

***"Harvard School of Public Health." The Nutrition Source. Ask the Expert: Omega-3 Fatty Acids. The Nutrition Source. Web. 22 Mar. 2013.

****"Answers at Walgreens, Vitamins and Supplements" Vitamin D, page 5.

1 These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, these products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

2 "Dietary Reference Intake: The Essential Guide to Nutrient Requirements"; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies; Editors: Jennifer Otten, Jennifer Pitzi Hellwig, and Linda Meyers; 2006.

3 Institute of Medicine of the National Academies; Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D; November 2010