The Only Three Supplements I Take Regularly

Supplements I take regularly

I’m a strong believer in maintaining a healthy and balanced diet that offers a good variety of different nutrients. As such, I try to avoid taking supplements in general because my diet provides me with most of the nutrients I need.

But there are a few exceptions. There are currently three types of supplements that I take regularly for different reasons. Read on to find out more about these supplements and why I use them.

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Best Bitter Melon Extract Capsules

Best bitter melon extract capsules supplements

Bitter melon, otherwise known as karela or bitter gourd, is a plant with quite a unique fruit that offers great health benefits.

As the name suggests, bitter melon does actually have a very bitter taste which is probably why it’s not the most popular fruit out there.

One way to take advantage of the strong nutritional profile of this fruit without actually eating it is by taking bitter melon extract capsules.

We’ve had a look at some of the best bitter melon extract supplements available on the market and have selected our top five.

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Best Spirulina Powder Supplements (And Why They Are Worth Your Money)

Best spirulina powder supplements

One of the most popular and hyped up health foods from recent years is spirulina. Some say it’s a fad that will just disappear as time goes by, others say it’s the greatest thing since sliced bread.

I usually don’t get too excited about just one food in particular. Rather, I prefer to focus on maintaining a healthy balanced diet, eating a wide variety of different foods that all offer their own unique sets of nutrients and health benefits.

But there’s no denying that spirulina has a very rich nutritional profile. So much so that I use spirulina powder as a regular ingredient for my green smoothies. It’s just very convenient for me to add a teaspoon of spirulina powder each time I prepare a smoothie and enjoy its health benefits that way.

Let’s have a closer look at what spirulina actually is and what some of the best spirulina powder supplements are.

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Athletic Greens Ultimate Daily (Honest and Unbiased Review)

Athletic Greens Ultimate Daily review

In this day and age where healthy nutrition is such a big industry, should we rely on dietary supplements and presumably healthy green powders to live a healthy life?

Or are these often heavily marketed products just a temporary fad? The Athletic Greens Ultimate Daily all-in-one green powder supplement is one of those green powders that has become popular in recent years.

So I made the decision to try Athletic Greens myself for a month to see and feel what it’s all about. Read on to learn more about what’s inside this product, what it tastes like, whether it actually works and what kind of impact it had on my energy levels and overall well-being.

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Best All Natural Whey Protein Powder

Best all natural whey protein powder supplements

Whey protein powder is a popular supplement that typically helps with building lean muscle and supports the recovery process after a workout.

As there are literally hundreds of whey protein powders available on the market, it’s difficult to figure out which type of supplement is best for you.

While some prefer to consume protein from natural food sources, for others a whey protein supplement is a better solution. If you’re looking for the healthiest protein powder, make sure it’s a natural product with no nasty ingredients.

To help you with your search, we have short-listed 6 of the best all natural whey protein powder supplements, based on price, protein content and ingredients.

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Best Calcium Supplements (And Why You May Not Need Them)

Best calcium supplements

We often hear how important calcium is for our teeth and bones and that deficiency in this mineral can be a dangerous health concern.

While severe calcium deficiency is relatively uncommon in our modern day society, the market for calcium supplements is huge. Are dietary supplements really all that necessary, or should we be making changes to our diet instead?

Read more about the best calcium supplements available, the different types of calcium supplements that exist and whether you should take or avoid them.

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Best Turmeric and Curcumin Supplements (And Why You Should Take Them)

Best turmeric curcumin supplements

Turmeric has long been a popular spice in Indian cuisine. Curcumin is the active compound in turmeric that is known to have medicinal properties and health benefits.

Are turmeric supplements worth it, or should we instead use natural turmeric root powder in our meals? Let’s have a closer look at some of the best turmeric and curcumin supplements currently available.

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Can Whey Protein Make You Gain Weight, or Even Fat? Time to Bust a Myth!

Does whey protein make you gain weight or even fat

The term whey protein is often associated with weight lifting and body building, as it is known to help build and repair muscle tissue. Whey protein as a nutritional supplement has therefore become very popular in recent years.

The question often comes up whether the consumption of whey protein can make you gain weight, or even fat.

The answer to this question is not that simple, so let’s first have a closer look at what whey protein is and what the health benefits and the potential side effects are.

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