Prepare for the Future with These Supplements

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Are you completely lost when it comes to supplements? You think you could use some extra nutrients in your diet, but don’t know what to go for? Maybe you go cross-eyed in the Holland and Barrett stores trying to identify what will feed your needs?

Well, we’re here to help. If you’re looking for a supplement, you’re in luck. We’re going to break down our favourite supplements and its uses. Read on for all the details.

Whey

Whey is for people who need more protein in their diet, without meat. It couldn’t be called vegan, since it comes from cow’s milk, but if you are going the vegetarian route or you’re trying to build muscle mass, whey is very attractive.

The very high level of protein in whey makes it a very useful gym supplement, since it allows you to better build muscle, lose weight and feel fuller for longer. It also lowers blood pressure, treats type 2 diabetes, reduces inflammation of injuries or even internal inflammation, such as in the digestive tract, and enhances antioxidant defenses.

Turmeric

Turmeric has been used for medicinal purposes throughout history. The turmeric supplement can be added to diets to take advantage of its bioactive compounds, which are lower while just adding the spice to your food. The anti-inflammatory compound in turmeric can play a role in aiding heart disease, cancer, metabolic syndrome, Alzheimer’s, and other degenerative conditions.

It’s also known to boost brain function, due to its high levels of the brain hormone BDNF, so it’s useful for the long-term health of your brain.

Wheatgrass

Wheatgrass is a supplement high in a lot of nutrients, making it another favourite of anyone looking for a workout. It’s great for a boost of vitamins A, C, and E, plus iron, magnesium, calcium, and amino acids.

It’s been known to reduce “bad” cholesterol and boost “good” cholesterol in the one move, so you have some cleaner arteries. Plus, it makes for a good weight loss aid due to its high levels of thylakoids, which increase weight loss and make you feel fuller for longer. On top of that you can possibly keep cancer at bay with wheatgrass, regulate your blood sugar to aid diabetes, and reduce inflammation.

Zinc

If you’re looking to boost your natural beauty with supplements, look into zinc. Zinc can be found in a lot of creams and beauty products due to its various repairing uses in the body. But notably, it can’t be produced in the body and needs to be added either through your diet or supplements.

Zinc is outright required for a lot of functions in the body including immune function, protein synthesis, DNA synthesis, growth, and development, and, notably, wound healing. It’s this aspect that is interesting to the beauty community.

Could you call a split end a wound? A very, very, minor one perhaps, but zinc will help avoid them. Same with your skin. Your skin holds a high amount of your zinc content and uses it for collagen synthesis, and to reduce inflammation to treat acne.