I am an über-nerd when it comes to supplements and love to research the latest and greatest in order to stay up-to-date with the best supplements for not only my patients in my functional medicine clinic but for myself and my family. But the internet is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it can be a great resource to quickly find answers to your health questions. But on the other hand, it can be filled with conflicting and oftentimes completely wrong information.
You would think a topic like supplements would be an easy enough one to Google. After all, it’s not brain surgery! However, with thousands of supplements on the market, part of the problem is knowing where to start and how to narrow down your search. There are also many different types of supplements, such as multivitamins, omega fats, single vitamins like vitamin D, single nutrients like magnesium, and so much more.
After years of research, there are a few things I make sure everyone who wants to take supplements knows about them in order to make the most informed decision about their health: