dietary supplements

  1. MegaFood® becomes the first entirely glyphosate-free supplement brand

    MegaFood® becomes the first entirely glyphosate-free supplement brand
    MegaFood announces that its entire product line is now certified Glyphosate Residue Free (GRF). Certification was granted by the Detox project, an independent research organization. MegaFood cooperated with the project and had all products tested by this independent party. Continue reading →
  2. Why we are MegaFood fans and why whole-food nutritional complexes are essential

    Why we are MegaFood fans and why whole-food nutritional complexes are essential
    Why we are MegaFood fans and why whole-food nutritional complexes are essentia MegaFood home-produces vitamins and supplement ingredients from genuine food sources. Over 226,796 kilos of fresh fruit and vegetables are processed annually. However, the process is not as simple as grinding, drying and processing tablets. Continue reading →
  3. Liposomes, nutraceuticals, nootropics, extra virgin, and fermentation: What’s in a name?

    Liposomes, nutraceuticals, nootropics, extra virgin, and fermentation: What’s in a name?
    What is an adaptogen? An adaptogen is a substance that interacts with the body in a positive way to restore balance (homeostasis) in circumstances of stress. This reduces the effects of stress on the body, making it less taxing. Modulating stress affects various systems and functions in the body. These involve hormones, neurotransmitters, mood and sleep. Adaptogens are mostly herbs. The following three criteria are used to identify an adaptogen: Continue reading →
  4. Collagen and collagen hydrolysate: What's the difference?

    Collagen and collagen hydrolysate: What's the difference?
    Collagen and collagen hydrolysate: What's the difference? Whey proteins are perhaps the world's most used proteins in food supplements, shakes and smoothies, providing extra protein for recovery and growth. Although not as familiar, collagen hydrolysate makes for an equally excellent source of protein, but with the added advantage that its unique amino acid profile specifically supports skin, hair, and joint health. Continue reading →
  5. Why we can’t put sunlight in a capsule

    Why we can’t put sunlight in a capsule
    Since 2007, vitamin D has been one of the fastest growing supplements and this rise in popularity seems to be continuing for the time being. Vitamin D3 supplements are widely recommended by doctors, health enthusiasts and orthomolecular therapists. But is D3 use always the wise option? This is a question many people ask themselves and one that everyone, indeed, should be asking. Continue reading →
  6. How to use Ergomax cod collagen hydrolysate to benefit the skin

    How to use Ergomax cod collagen hydrolysate to benefit the skin
    We often get questions from customers about the topical use of our cod collagen hydrolysate in homemade creams or facial masks. Recipes for such creams and masks, as well as ready-made collagen creams, are readily available online. They often come with the suggestion that the application of collagen hydrolysate to the skin has a favorable effect on the collagen in skin tissue. Continue reading →
  7. Reasons to eat more protein

    Reasons to eat more protein
    Proteins are so important for the body, your brain has developed special mechanisms that increase the desire for them. If you need more, the body is encouraged to eat more protein; if you've ingested enough the effect stops. These messages are so strong and persistent that they are difficult to control by willpower. Continue reading →
  8. Fish oil: Friend or foe? Part 3

    Fish oil: Friend or foe? Part 3
    In Part 1 and Part 2 of our "Fish oil: Friend or foe?" series we wrote about our perspective on omega-3 fish oil, especially what we perceive to be its problems. In Part 3, we will be discussing a recent survey that we think cannot be ignored. Continue reading →
  9. Vitamin B12, the energy vitamin

    Vitamin B12, the energy vitamin
    Everything in the body revolves around energy. The production of energy is so critical to life that it relies on various mechanisms. While a host of substances and supplements are able to support energy production, vitamin B12 is the "energy vitamin" par excellence. Continue reading →
  10. Your intestinal flora: As unique as a fingerprint

    Your intestinal flora: As unique as a fingerprint
    We consist of bacteria—for 90% We have many different types of micro-organisms in our intestines. Some stay permanently while others are just passing through. Diet, but also the complex interplay between genes, biological, physical, psychological, social and environmental factors, determine the composition of the intestinal flora. The latter is therefore continuously changing although at any one time, the composition of the intestinal flora is as personal as a fingerprint! Continue reading →

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