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Top mistakes people make when buying supplements

Top mistakes people make when buying supplements

With literally thousands of supplements available in the market today, it can be a challenge to decide which supplements are best for you. Unfortunately, people make all sorts of mistakes when purchasing supplements and more often than not, they end up spending lots of money without achieving maximum results.


Buying the cheapest supplements

When it comes to your health and well-being, you want to put only the best ingredients into your body.

The reason why some supplements on the market are incredibly low priced is because the ingredients used are of inferior quality.

Formulations and ingredients that are patented tend to cost more because they have gone through a rigorous vetting process often backed by clinical triails and therefore represent a higher quality.


Nature’s Farm supplements such as Pycnogenol, Krill Oil, Beauty Glow & Nature’s Slim+ contains internationally patented ingredients that have withstood the test of clinical trails.


Consuming the wrong supplements

Everyone’s body and condition is different and we all respond to supplements differently. Some supplements may be more suitable for a certain condition better than others.

With so much information, both real and fake on the internet, you shoudn’t rely solely on what you think is best for your condition.

It is always best to talk to a health store consultation or nutritionist who can make the best recommendation for you.


Come down to any of our 12 outlets and speak to our friendly advisers for a recommendation on the best supplements for you.


Consuming supplements that claim to “quickfix” your problem

The road to health and well-being is and always will be a journey. Many supplements take a few weeks — or even a couple of months — to start working effectively due to the internal workings of the body. Your biochemistry won’t change overnight, which can lead to frustration and disappointment in people who want results after taking their first-ever supplement. Beware of supplements that promise results in a specific time frame unless there are published trials/results to back them up.

Hidden sugars and synthetic sweeteners

Many supplements on the market include tons of sugars and synthetic sweeteners to enhance the user experience and overall taste while adding no benefits to its formula. Remember that how delicious a supplement tastes has got nothing to do with how effective it is. Look out for common names of synthetic sweeteners such as sucrose, fructose, erythritol, xylitol, sorbitol, and maltitol.


Assuming a multi-vitamin will cover all your needs

While a multi-vitamin supplement has more than a single benefit, it is wrong to assume that taking a multi-vitamin is all you are going to need. Often at times, the dosage of each single ingredients tend to be on the lower end to make up one singular multi-vitamin capsule. Depending on your needs and condition, it may be more beneficial for you to take individual vitamins at higher doses.

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