Supplements I Have Everyday

I prefer to get all my nutrients from Whole Foods, but that isn't always possible. So, I have a few of the following supplements with the most evidence backing up its benefits and safety. I always aim to have the highest quality supplements.

In addition, I've been a vegetarian for 20+ years (although I occasionally have fish and pasture-raised eggs), which leads to deficiencies in Vitamin K2 ad Vitamin B12. I'm a vegetarian for ethical reasons.

Vitamin D

"Approximately 40 percent of people living in the United States are vitamin D deficient." —Endocrine Society

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I got tested several years ago for Vitamin D deficiency and my vitamin D was very low. This occurred because I wasn't getting enough sun and because I have darker skin, which makes it harder to absorb Vitamin D.

Vitamin K2

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Vitamin K2 helps with the absorption of Vitamin D. One might normally get Vitamin K2 from meat, but since I'm a vegetarian, I supplement with K2.

NMN

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Over the years, I've followed the latest research on longevity. More recently, I've really followed the studies of Harvard Medical School researcher David Sinclair, who is the author of Lifespan: Why We Age—and Why We Don't Have To, and who been named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Sinclair has been having 1 gram of NMN with yogurt for years. I only do NMN on days when I'm not exercising as they have been shown to not work as well together.

Vitamin B12

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As a vegetarian, I am deficient in Vitamin B12. Although, I get it occasionally when I have eggs or fish.

Omegas

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The Omegas are another important supplement that we are often deficient in.

Resveratrol

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Harvard Medical School researcher David Sinclair (see above) is the pioneering researcher on the benefits of resveratrol and has been having 1 gram per day for years. I only do resveratrol on days when I'm not exercising as they have been shown to not work as well together.