One of the most common questions we receive from our customers is: How and when should I take my vitamins?
Today we wanted to shed some light on this important topic and answer typical questions in connection with supplements and vitamins.
We´ve also added some ideas for innovative uses of our products and suggestions on how you can find the perfect product combination for yourself.
Water-soluble vitamins are not stored by the body. Since they are eliminated in the urine, we require a continuous daily supply in our diet.
Water-soluble vitamins include vitamin C and the B’s: thiamin (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3), pantothenic acid (B5), pyridoxine (B6), biotin (B7), folic acid (B9), and cobalamin (B12).
Natural Vitamin C Complex
Vitamin C is a true all-round genius. For this reason, we have developed a highly effective formula that provides you with 1284% of the recommended daily intake (NRV) of vitamin C. Our capsules contain the concentrated power of rose hips, acerola cherries, camu camu extract and citrus bioflavonoids, are 100% natural and have a high bioavailability.
Dosage: Take 3 capsules daily (spread throughout the day with food and water).
Vitamin B Complex
B vitamins are responsible for numerous metabolic functions and support mental and physical performance. Our highly potent vitamin B complex contains all 8 essential B vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, biotin, folic acid & B12. Thanks to the slow release capsules, ONE capsule is sufficient daily.
Dosage: Take 1 capsule daily (in the morning with food and water).
Large doses of minerals can compete with each other to be absorbed. Don’t use calcium, zinc, or magnesium supplements at the same time. Ideally minerals should be taken with food.
In case you are taking several mineral supplements, have them at different meals or snacks.
Optimize the function of your nervous system with this highly effective mineral! One capsule contains 448 mg pure trimagnesium dicitrate (for improved absorption). If you live an active or stressful life, then this popular magnesium supplement can be a huge help for you!
Recommended dosage: Take 1-7 capsules daily (in the evening before bed or spread throughout the day with water).
FULLNESIUM™ The Magnesium Complex
Fullnesium is the ultimate chelated magnesium supplement, containing a full-spectrum blend of 5 types of magnesium (magnesium bisglycinate, magnesium oxide, magnesium citrate, magnesium taurate, and magnesium malate).
Recommended dosage: Take 2 capsules daily (in the evening before bed or spread throughout the day with water)
Maximum bioavailability is something we focus on in all our formulas. Due to this reason we have already added certain ingredients to optimize the absorption of vitamins and minerals.
By choosing the right combination of products you can improve their effectiveness. A good example is vitamin D.
Consider taking vitamin D together with vitamin K2
Vitamin D and K2 work with one another to maintain tight control over calcium levels in the body. A growing body of research shows that the combination of these two vitamins provides powerful support to the body, including optimal bone health, arterial health and immune system balance.
If you have any health conditions that require regular medication, you should always check with your doctor before taking supplements.
Taking multiple drugs and/or supplements can increase your risk for side effects and adverse interactions, including cognitive impairment. Even herbal supplements from natural sources can have potent active ingredients and dangerous interactions with drugs, other supplements, and certain foods and beverages.
You should also be extra cautious if you are pregnant. When you're pregnant what you eat is the main source of nutrients for your baby. That's why the needs for most nutrients are increased during pregnancy. Always consult with your doctor in order to avoid risks and ensure the best possible nutrient combination.
Please note: Certain vitamins or supplements should NOT be taken during pregnancy at all. For example studies have shown that large doses of synthetic or preformed vitamin A in supplements can be dangerous and not only cause harm to you, but also your baby.
Many of our supplements can be used in innovative ways for beverages or cooking as well.
Here are some examples:
Here are some general rules of thumb that will help you benefit more from your supplement.
Finding the right supplements for you depends largely on your diet and lifestyle. You should also take in consideration the time of the year and specific situations such as pregnancy or an intense training regimen.
The first question you should ask yourself before taking supplements is: What do I need?
Your nutritional needs depend on:
A few examples:
We always recommend consulting a doctor or an experienced dietician.
We hope this information was helpful. If you need further information you can always check the product pages on our website or contact us directly. We are happy to provide you with more detailed information about our products!
You've probably heard how important it is to warm up before a workout and stretch afterwards. In addition to injury prevention, the focus is on performance enhancement, in which the athlete prepares his muscles for the stress.
Sometimes, however, stretching is not enough and different types of muscle pain still occur after training. Just as a car needs oil to run, our muscles need the right ingredients to function. They need vitamins and minerals to perform at full capacity without any kind of complications.
Besides overuse, cramps and contractures, there are many other types of muscle pain that every athlete knows about.
Have you had to experience it too?
Then read the top 7 vitamins & minerals that help muscle recovery now!
Do you enjoy pushing yourself to the limit when it comes to sports?
Then you are definitely a fan of endurance sports. Whether it's running, cycling or swimming, endurance sports are incredibly important for your health and should definitely be part of your exercise routine. It improves fat burning, strengthens the immune system, improves blood count and significantly reduces the risk of heart attack.
And one thing is clear: your body can achieve better results if it has all the nutrients it needs for sports at its disposal. Healthy nutrition is therefore the be-all and end-all. But sometimes a healthy diet is not enough to cover all your nutritional needs. This is because endurance sports create an additional demand for vitamins and minerals, some of which are very high. Therefore, the supply of micronutrients in endurance sports deserves special attention.
We tell you which minerals and vitamins are particularly important for endurance athletes!
Sunshine, long evenings and good mood! Summer has finally arrived!
For many people, however, the warm temperatures also mean swollen legs, fingers and arms. This is usually due to water retention in the connective tissue, also known as edema.
There are many tablets available at the pharmacy that can help with drainage.
But before you take chemical pills, we recommend you to try natural solutions.
Fortunately, there are many natural ways to get rid of or prevent water retention as quickly as possible.
We explain how water retention occurs and what you can do against it.