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Bioavailability is the future of supplements

Bioavailability is the future of supplements

Have you ever wondered why some supplements seem to have little to no effect on your body? Or why you need to take such high doses to see any results?

The answer lies in a concept called bioavailability, and it's about to revolutionize the world of supplements.

What is bioavailability?

Bioavailability refers to the degree and rate at which a substance, such as a supplement, is absorbed into the bloodstream and becomes available for your body to use. In simpler terms, it's the measure of how much of a supplement actually gets absorbed and utilized by your body.

Why does bioavailability matter?

Bioavailability is crucial because it determines the effectiveness of a supplement. You could be taking high doses of a particular supplement, but if it has low bioavailability, most of it will simply pass through your body without being absorbed. This means you won't experience the full benefits of the supplement, no matter how much you take.

How can you improve bioavailability?

Fortunately, there are several ways to enhance the bioavailability of supplements and ensure that you're getting the most out of them. Please consult with your GP if you have persistent deficiencies - this list is only intended to bring attention to some of the factors that has been found to influence supplement absorption. 

1. Choose the right form

Different forms of supplements have varying levels of bioavailability. For example, liquid and sublingual forms are often more bioavailable than capsules or tablets.

2. Pair with certain foods

Some supplements are better absorbed when taken with certain foods. For instance, taking vitamin D with a source of fat can enhance its absorption.

3. Look for bioenhancers

Certain natural compounds, such as piperine (found in black pepper) or curcumin (found in turmeric), can significantly improve the bioavailability of other substances.

4. Opt for liposomal delivery

Liposomal supplements use tiny lipid spheres to encapsulate the active ingredients, allowing for better absorption and utilization by the body.

5. Consider supplements like The A-Day which are absorbed in the mouth

Our supplement gum takes advantage of the mouths ability to absorb micronutrients. This allows nutrients to be delivered direct into the bloodstream, bypassing the problematic gut. 

The future is bioavailability

Bioavailability is not just a buzzword; we believe it is the future of supplements.

As more research is conducted and technology advances, we're discovering innovative ways to enhance the bioavailability of various nutrients and compounds.

Imagine being able to take lower doses of supplements and still experience the same, if not better, results. With improved bioavailability, this becomes a reality. You can optimize your health and well-being without having to rely on massive doses of supplements.

So, the next time you're shopping for supplements, don't just look at the dosage or the brand. Consider the bioavailability of the product. Look for supplements that have been specifically formulated to maximize bioavailability, and you'll be one step closer to unlocking the full potential of your supplements.

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