Nutritional Supplements

For those of you who have considered taking nutritional supplements, it is important to know it is never too late! There is plenty of research that has illustrated that people who take nutritional supplements daily are healthier on average than those who don’t know no matter when they started using the supplement.

Many consumers ask and often wonder if there is a right time and method to make the most of your nutritional supplements. The following are some tips about taking nutritional supplements from the Vitamins team:

1.  Take Nutritional Supplements with Food
Unless you have special instructions from your physician or your nutritional supplements’ bottle, you should take your vitamins and nutritional supplements after meals, and not on an empty stomach. This is because if you take them on an empty stomach, they will be processed before they can function. Even if you have the habit of not eating breakfast, when taking nutritional supplements, you should at least eat something small first.

2.  Take Your Nutritional Supplements with Water
“Water” here does not mean coffee, milk or even soda, which will change the original effectiveness of your nutritional supplements and vitamins. So remember to take your tablet with water.

3.  When Should You Take Your Nutritional Supplements?
Take your nutritional supplements when they make sense for you. It is important for you to find the most appropriate time as different people may react differently at different times. For example, if you decide to take your nutritional supplements every morning, a time when you must wake up your child, make his or her breakfast, and then drive him to school, you may often forget to take the supplements. It’s best to find a time when you are relaxed and can remember that routine-taking your nutritional supplements.

If you find that Nutritional Supplements are something that you would like to know more about,
feel free to contact Essential Wellness Pharmacy at 309.681.8850.