It’s Fall and everyone is “ramping up”. Whether you are a parent with a new school schedule to manage or an employee managing new projects at work, it seems that as the days get shorter, the To-Do lists get longer. Changes in schedule and workload can contribute to rising levels of stress. As a result, maybe you aren’t getting sufficient sleep, which can lead to even higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Both stress and insomnia can lead to a suppressed immune system, which can in turn lead to increased susceptibility to any colds and flu being passed around
With so many supplements available, knowing what to choose can be confusing. From choosing the ingredients based on safety and efficacy, to developing the best delivery systems, and limiting or choosing the most appropriate non medicinal ingredients there is a lot that goes into making a supplement. In the past we have discussed the thought process we use when developing new formulas. We have also debunked common myths surrounding non-medicinal ingredients here, here and here. But what should you actually be looking for on the label?
In a recent poll, 94% of our Twitter followers responded that they always read ingredient lists before purchasing their supplements. Clearly, what goes into supplements counts! We created a quick guide to understanding the anatomy of a supplement label. Check it out below:
We created a quick guide to understanding the anatomy of a supplement label.