Helping You Get Off The Couch

4 Supplements To Keep You Healthy Even When You're Not

by Mr. Spartan

Posted on March 17th, 2015

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If you feel older than you should or like you need a boost to get through the day, chances are your body is begging for a supplement to address an ongoing deficiency. From poor diet to a sedentary lifestyle, people start to notice that they just do not feel as good as they did back in their twenties. Here are a few health supplements that will help you return to that healthy state you used to experience back in your youth.


It is sometimes said that health begins in the gut. For this reason, it is important to improve your digestive health. Inefficient digestion will not only eventually lead to chronic sickness, but it will also rob you of the energy you used to have when you were younger. Taking a quality medical grade probiotic supplement will help to improve your bowel ecology. It will also help you to break foods you eat down more efficiently, reduce alergic reactions and address many problems with gas, bloating and upset stomach issues. Probiotics are also useful in addressing the underlying causes of many mental disorders like certain forms of autism, mood swings and chronic depression.

Digestive Enzymes

Another way to radically improve digestion, boost your energy and avoid problems with acid reflux and digestive pain is to take digestive enzymes. Digestive enzymes help the body by more efficiently breaking foods down; thus, requiring less energy expenditure from your body to do the job of digestion. As with probiotics, there are many different types of digestive enzymes. It is therefore important to experiment with different digestive enzymes to figure out which has the most optimal effect on your personal digestion.

Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth

Because many people lack silica, taking a daily dose of food grade diatomaceous earth can do wonders for people with poor skin, brittle nails and hair, weak bones and teeth issues. It is important to only consume food grade diatomaceous earth, being that this is the only type fit for human consumption. If a person has issues with tape worms or other intestinal parasites, diatomaceous earth will make the intestines very inhospitable for such invaders. As a result, people often notice significant boosts in energy and better nutrient absorption after taking diatomaceous earth for long periods of time.

Omega 3 Fatty Acids

It is no fun going through life with chronic inflammation. What many people do not know is that omega 3 fatty acids are key to helping your body massively reduce its inflammation response back down to a more manageable level. Avoiding foods high in omega 6 fatty acids works in conjunction with an omega 3 fatty acid supplement to improve and normalize the inflammation response of the body even more effectively. With this arsenal of supplements helping to support your health, significant improvements in how you feel and function should start to become noticeable within a relatively short amount of time.