Here’s a supplement list that will come in handy for a few reasons.
If you or someone you know is starting a new phase of a health journey and they’re looking for a leg up, these supplements are a great place to start. You should always talk to a healthcare professional before starting any new supplements but these are generally safe for everyone.
If you’re at the opposite end of that spectrum, and you have been on the supplement train for a while this could help you too. When you first started learning about how supplements can optimize your health, you probably had no idea how far the rabbit hole could go. If you’re anything like us, you now have a kitchen cabinet that resembles an apothecary and we love that for you!
We also know that it’s not uncommon to reach a point where taking 10, 20 – and sometimes more than 20 – capsules a day begins to cause a little bit of burn out. If you find yourself going through a phase like this, first, give yourself a little grace. Second, our suggestion is to scale back, consolidate, and take a few days to revisit the basics. And third, as our functional providers often advise, “its ok to take weekends off” or 1-2 days off per week. 5 diligent days out 7 is typically good enough!
Just about everyone could benefit from the list below. Consider these supplements your starting point and your resting position. Keep these in your back pocket and you’ll stay on track.
Multi Blu is a comprehensive, hypoallergenic blend of micronutrients, minerals, anti-oxidants, and methylated B vitamins. This daily supplement provides baseline nutrition, builds metabolic reserve, and protects against dietary deficiencies.
Blu Vit is a multivitamin in a powder form. This is a great option when you hit a phase where you’re getting tired of taking the pills. It’s an easy and delicious way to get your vitamins and minerals, and it’s perfect for those who prefer not to take capsules or tablets. The line-up of phytonutrients, antioxidants, and methylated B vitamins in each scoop will provide your body the basics and beyond.
Blu Mega provides a potent dose of omega-3 essential fatty acids (EFAs), sourced from a strategically placed facility in the far South Pacific Ocean off the coast of Chile, guaranteeing the freshest raw material available, full traceability of the product, and unparalleled purity. Each capsule delivers an impressive EPA 570mg and DHA 430mg, making it the ideal choice for therapeutic dosing. Omega 3 has a natural blood thinning effect and it is also an anti-inflammatory agent. Omega 3 increases HDL cholesterol (the “good” cholesterol) and it also supports brain health.
These three probiotics are most effective when cycled in 30 day increments.
Blu Spore is our spore-based probiotic that contains a blend of Bacillus strains (including B.coagulans, B.claussi, and B.subtilis) to maintain diversity and balance. Blu Spore should be incorporated into your probiotic rotation to promote a healthy microbiome, without leading to a condition of bacterial overgrowth.
Super Gut contains 16 beneficial strains of Lactobacillus, Lactococus, Bifidobacterium and Streptococcus cultures including the clinically researched Bifidobacterium lactis HN019 that supports gastrointestinal and immune function. Prebiotic fiber is included in this blend, which is well tolerated and works synergistically with probiotics to flourish in the intestinal tract. These probiotics are resistant to both acid and bile and undergo a cryoprotectant stabilization process to ensure shelf stability.
Saccharomyces Boulardii formula includes a probiotic yeast that secretes capric acid to help decrease undesirable yeast overgrowth (Candida albicans). This keeps bad yeast overgrowth at bay and makes it more susceptible to treatment when needed. This probiotic also helps to support immune function and balance gastrointestinal flora.
Vitamin D is a natural anti-inflammatory and it keeps the immune system strong and robust. Some people have a higher need for Vitamin D than others. Vitamin D mobilizes calcium and minerals into our bones, which helps to prevent osteopenia and osteoporosis. Vitamin D has been found to prevent skin cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease. Most people are Vitamin D deficient but Vitamin D doses always vary from person to person. Often times it’s perfectly fine to extra Vitamin D in addition to your Multivitamin but discuss your nutrient levels with a healthcare provider to determine the correct supplement for you. An excess of Vitamin D can be toxic.