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Which Supplements Are Most Easily Absorbed?

Three Efficient Nutrients

Q:  Can you suggest some basic essential supplements, like vitamins and minerals that most importantly, are easily absorbed and used by the body? -Nadia, Thornhill

There are a lot of essential nutrients that the human body needs to function optimally, such as healthy fats, proteins, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals etc.  Supplementing to boost your daily intake is sometimes necessary, however not all supplements are equal when it comes to being easily absorbed and efficiently used in the body. This is an important quality to look for in any supplement. Here are three products that I feel meet this important standard.

New Zealand Whey Protein: Protein is comprised of amino acids, most of which can be synthesized by the body, while some, the essential amino acids, must be obtained in the diet.  Amino acids are vital for repairing muscle, bones and cells, are the building blocks of muscle tissue, provide a source of energy and are necessary in many important enzymatic processes.  Whey protein comes from dairy, and is a high quality, complete protein containing all the essential amino acids. It is well digested, absorbed, and effectively used in the body. Whey protein powder is a great supplement to help meet daily protein requirements and for those who are active and want to build lean muscle. Because of its dairy origin, I strongly recommend a New Zealand Whey, which is considered the healthiest, cleanest and purest source due to its hormone-free, antibiotic-free, pesticide-free, GMO-free and grass-fed attributes.

Moringa Leaf: Moringa leaf is one of the most nutrient-rich plants on earth and has many health benefits. Currently, there are 90+ known nutrients in this plant. It is naturally rich in vitamins A, C, D, K, all the B vitamins, minerals such as potassium, calcium, iron and magnesium, trace minerals, protein and amino acids, chlorophyll, 40+ antioxidants, and 36 anti-inflammatory compounds. It helps boost stamina and energy, supports a healthy immune system, reduces acidity, improves sleep and digestive activity, controls blood sugar levels, detoxifies the body, benefits pregnant women and increases lactation, and is anti-inflammatory, to name just a few of its benefits. If this doesn’t live up to the title Superfood, I don’t know what will!! Most importantly, because its nutrients are present in their most natural synergistic form, they are absorbed and used by the body very efficiently.

Tissue Salts: Minerals are required throughout the body for a variety of significant functions. However, the body cannot make minerals and depends on diet, water and supplementation. Tissue salts are minerals that have been homeopathically prepared, where they are physically reduced and diluted until they are in an appropriate size for easy assimilation into cells.  This reduced particle size is key for absorption, because it allows the mineral to bypass the digestive organs and get absorbed immediately into the bloodstream and into the cells. Tissue salts are 12 essential minerals that are safe for the whole family and necessary for both the formation of tissues and optimal cell function.