Which Nature Made Fish Oil is Right for You
Learn about the benefits of fish oil, the quality of our fish oil, dosage information and the differences in our formulas. You can also read frequently asked questions (FAQs) about our fish oil products.
Good Health and Vitamin D
Vitamin D has emerged as the “star supplement” because of its many nutritional benefits for both men and women. Vitamin D plays a key role in the proper absorption of calcium for strong bones and teeth. This important vitamin also enhances immune system strength in adults. Unfortunately, too many Americans are not getting enough of this “star supplement.”
In the News: Nature Made® TripleFlex® Triple Strength
Pharmavite LLC, the manufacturer of Nature Made®, disputes the Consumer Reports’ chondroitin sulfate testing methodology used for its Nature Made TripleFlex® Triple Strength product as featured in the publication’s October issue, which review of glucosamine and chondroitin combination products.
Top 5 Supplements for Good Health
The right program of vitamin supplements can help deliver a natural recipe for fulfilling a healthy diet and supporting overall health. With so many supplements to choose from, here is a list of the top five supplements to create a powerful core regimen for good health in the new year.
Heart Health & Function Supplements
Being proactive with your heart health can certainly help when you’re striving to support your overall health. Let Nature Made’s broad line of nutritional supplements help you with your heart health effort.
How to Choose Your Daily Multivitamin
Multivitamins are an easy, convenient way to help your body get the nutritional support it needs every day. But how to choose? With so many choices out there, we asked our Wellness Expert, Lynn Laboranti, M.S., R.D., to help us sort through the differences and make the right choice about which multivitamin you should be taking.
A Guide to the B Vitamins
There are so many B vitamins it can be easy to forget what each one is for. We have put together a friendly little guide to let you know what each B vitamin does for you and why they are essential to ensuring your health and energy level.
How to Get the Most Out of Taking Probiotics
If you’ve been taught to view bacteria as a bad thing, you’re only half right. There are both good and bad bacteria in your body. These good bacteria are known as probiotics, and they help keep your digestive system healthy and functioning well.
Nature Made Product Recall List
Class 1 Recall From Consumers Product List And Press Release
The following products are being recalled. The recalls are out of an abundance of caution due to potential Salmonella or Staphylococcus aureus contamination.
A Proactive Approach to Long-Term Joint Health
Glucosamine and chondroitin – two of the most common ingredients in joint supplements, and two of the main ingredients in TripleFlex products – are nutrients which are the natural building blocks for joint cartilage, the bodily structure essential for joint comfort, mobility and flexibility.†
Fight Aging With Antioxidants
Antioxidants are powerful nutrients that protect the healthy cells of the body from the negative effects of free radical compounds. Free radicals can result from a variety of causes such as normal metabolic reactions in the body, cigarette smoke, pollution and sun exposure. If free radical activity is left uncontrolled, then the health of the body can suffer. Thus, it is beneficial to consume antioxidant nutrients through your diet to help combat free radicals and promote overall health.
Nutritional Support Before, During and After Pregnancy
Before pregnancy, women of childbearing age should supplement their diet with a multivitamin/mineral supplement that contains at least 400 mcg of folic acid. A daily multivitamin can help fill in dietary gaps and meet daily nutritional requirements for essential nutrients.
Timing Your Vitamins
Taking vitamins is an important way to boost your nutritional intake. The timing of when we take vitamins, though, can be as vital as the fact that we take them. To ensure that we get the most out of vitamins and supplements when is the best time to take them? We asked Melissa Dorval, RD, to help us understand when the best time is to take vitamins and supplements.
Sterols and Stanols: An Effective Way
to Manage Cholesterol
Sterols and stanols are plant-based compounds that have been clinically shown to effectively, naturally and safely lower cholesterol levels and promote heart health. Nature Made CholestOff is a safe and effective supplement for improving cholesterol levels and supporting heart health.
Supporting a Vegetarian Lifestyle
Meat or no meat? If you follow a strict vegetarian diet, then you know very well that a meatless meal is your selection! But what you might not know is that choosing vegetarian may not always be as nutritionally balanced as you thought.
Are You Getting Enough Calcium?
According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become weak and may break from a minor fall, and, may strike at any age. Getting adequate amounts of calcium and vitamin D is one essential step to optimizing bone health. Furthermore, low blood calcium levels may also cause muscle spasms and leg cramps. Bottom line: You do need to get enough calcium every day for good health and to maintain strong healthy bones for life.
Making the Most of Your Day
Making the most of your day certainly depends on having enough energy. Some of the most dependable ways to remain ready to seize the day is to make healthy choices and habits a part of your regular routine.
Ever find that you have a hard time falling asleep, or sleep only fitfully waking every few hours? Sleep doesn’t have to be a challenge. There are ways to help fall asleep and stay asleep, but different techniques work for different people.
Botanical Health: Guide to Using Herbs
From the earliest of times, people have relied on plants to address health concerns. Today, a number of things continue to fuel a growing interest in natural health including a cultural use of natural herbs, ongoing scientific study and government funding for complementary and alternative healthcare.
Supporting a Healthy Mood
Feeling blue? As the long winter months loom ahead, the Wellness Advisor has some advice which may help brighten your mood. Here are some tips which may help you feel a bit sunnier.
Benefits of Zinc
Zinc is an essential trace element that only recently came to light as important for human nutrition and is active in many processes within our bodies. Numerous aspects of cellular metabolism are zinc-dependent. Zinc plays important roles in growth and development, the immune response, neurological function, and reproduction.
Guide to Minerals: Calcium and Magnesium
Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and is found primarily in the skeleton where it helps build and support bones and teeth.† Other important functions dependent on calcium include muscle contraction, regulation of heartbeat, and blood clotting.† Inadequate calcium intake leads to bone loss and, eventually, osteoporosis.
Top Five Nutrients that Support Your Immune System
During the fall and winter months, it seems like our immune systems need extra support to help sustain our overall health and wellbeing. While there are several ways to help ensure a well-functioning immune system, making sure that we provide our bodies with nutrients that support immune system health is also really important.
An "Inside" Look at Probiotics: How They’re Working in Your System
Your digestive system relies on a balance of both good and bad bacteria to do its job. However, a bacteria imbalance can lead to all kinds of gastrointestinal issues2. One way you can support your gut balance3 is by taking probiotics, which are available in foods as well as supplements.
Which CholestOff Product is Right for You?
Nature Made has three formulations of CholestOff ® to help reduce your cholesterol levels.† Registered dietitian, Lynn Laboranti, defines the characteristics of each product to help you find the formulation that is right for you.
Navigating a Lifetime of Nutrition
Women have special nutritional needs at various stages of life. Starting early in the reproductive years, there are certain nutrients that are key to overall health. Pregnancy and breastfeeding bring so much joy, but also come with their own nutritional demands. As women enter their mature years, they endure physical and physiological changes in their body.
Flaxseed Oil: A Great Way to Get Omega-3s
Flaxseed oil is a great plant-based source of omega-3 fatty acids for those who avoid fish in their diet. Read on to discover more about flaxseed oil and its benefits.
Heart Healthy Foods
It's great to know that Fish Oil and CoQ10 supplements help in supporting a healthy heart and heart function†, respectively, but what kind of foods can you eat to support heart health? Here's a quick run-down of the foods you should eat to support a healthy heart.
New VitaMelts Zinc: Naturally Immuno Supportive
Numerous aspects of cellular metabolism are zinc-dependent. Zinc plays important roles in growth and development, the immune response, neurological function, and reproduction. Even within each of our cells, zinc plays a role: it acts as a catalyst for enzymatic reactions; it’s an integral part of the structure and integrity of our cell proteins and membranes; it can even regulate gene expression and cell death.
Understanding CoQ10: Ubiquinone vs. Ubiquinol
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a fat-soluble nutrient produced naturally by our bodies. Found in every cell in the body, CoQ10 is concentrated in organs that require the most energy — such as the heart, liver, muscles and kidneys.
A New Day: Vitamins Taken A Different Way
We all know that, unfortunately, our diets don’t always give us the nutrients we need. Vitamins have always been an option to provide extra nutritional “insurance” often needed to balance the nutrients available in your daily diet. More recently different forms have become available besides your traditional pill, tablet or softgel form.
Starting Your Supplement Regimen
Making the decision to lead a healthier lifestyle is fairly easy, but putting it into practice on a daily basis is more difficult. Busy lifestyles often interfere with efforts to eat a more balanced, healthier diet. Have you ever tried to eat 5-6 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables everyday? It’s no secret that most Americans don’t follow the guidelines set by the food guide pyramid. Fortunately, supplements are there to fill in the nutritional gaps.
Are you barely dragging yourself around? Maybe your lack of energy shows in just coming home at the end of the day and finding it hard to get off the sofa. It’s hard to cope with life when your energy is running low. Vitamins and supplements may be able to help give you back some of your sparkle by making sure your body gets the nutritional support it needs and ensuring that oxygen is carried efficiently throughout the bloodstream. Lynn Laboranti, our Wellness Expert, answered some questions about getting the bounce in your step back.
Magnesium: Another Important Mineral
Most commonly identified as an electrolyte and touted for its role in maintaining mineral balance, magnesium works hand-in-hand with calcium. Magnesium is also involved in over 300 essential metabolic functions making this mineral a key player in energy and metabolism.