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4 Food Supplements to Help Boost Your General Health

Newspapers, television, and online articles are full of tips and techniques to live an altogether healthier lifestyle, and it can often be hard to sort the wheat from the chaff.

However, all people can do is attempt to live as healthy a life as possible, from looking after their emotional health and wellbeing to ensuring they eat a healthy diet and exercise every day. Food supplements are by no means, in any situation, a substitute for healthy eating, but some can go towards contributing to this healthy outlook, such as the following four types.

1.    Fish Oil

Fish oil is one of the most taken food supplements of them all and is extra important for people who either extremely dislike, or else never include, oily fish as part of their regular diet.

Fish oil is the fatty oil which can be extracted from the tissue of fish, such as tuna, mackerel, herring, and anchovies, and can have the following benefits:

  • Can help to reduce blood pressure
  • Can boost general brain function
  • Can help to reduce inflammation
  • Can help improve the appearance of skin
  • Can help to reduce fat surrounding the liver

2.    CBD

In the United Kingdom, ingestible CBD products, such as cbd oil uk, are available over the counter and are classed as food supplements too.

Essentially, CBD oil is CBD extracted from a cannabis plant and mixed with hemp seed or coconut oil and is entirely void of any side effects which alter the mind. CBD oil can be safely used to help reduce the amount of pain a person is in, can serve to reduce agitation and tension headaches, and has been reported to lower blood pressure.

3.    Magnesium Capsules

Amongst the utmost crucial minerals which the human body needs to operate properly and to its full potential is magnesium.

On average, an adult human body has around 23 to 25 grams of magnesium, over half of which is found within the skeletal system, with the other half in soft tissues, muscles, and body fluids. Magnesium capsules are not a substitute for natural magnesium found in foodstuffs such as spinach, cashew nuts, and almonds, but are sometimes recommended by a medical professional as a supplement.

4.    Digestive Probiotics

In your digestive system, there are hundreds and thousands of probiotics present, probiotics are healthy bacteria which the body needs to function properly, even though some people view bacteria as entirely a negative thing.

The fourth food supplement on this list, therefore, is that of digestive probiotics, which aid the natural bacteria already in your body. There are plenty of different kinds of probiotics, all with their different functions and subsequent benefits, and probiotic food supplements can help with a range of different health issues.

There are potential advantages to be found in taking probiotics with people who have IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), Crohn’s disease, infections in the digestive tract, vaginal infections and diarrhoea. Remember to consult your doctor before taking any supplements.

Presented by – Orthobiologics Associates