Aug 2, 2019
What do you know about
supplements? In this episode of the Keto Hot Seat, we dish out all
the good, the bad, and the ugly about the supplements you’re taking
(or not taking) and answer all the super insightful questions
you’ve sent our way.
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Questions Answered in this Episode:
do you know which supplements are good, and how to avoid the
is a good time to take probiotics?
- Should you rotate probiotic brands and
- Should you take probiotics forever?
are the supplements to take before and after
effective are supplements when you take them all at the same
you take magnesium and calcium together?
do you check for interactions between supplements when most doctors
do you know which supplements your body needs?
are the basic supplements everyone should be taking?
are the necessary supplements versus what would be
test should you take before starting supplementation?
you eat a nutrient-dense diet and you take mineral supplements that
are needed, is a multivitamin really necessary?
is nothing a supplement can do that replaces what your diet and
lifestyle choices do for you.
- Whereas pharmaceutical products go through
rigorous testing to determine their safety and efficacy,
supplements are in the category of “safe until proven guilty”.
Supplement products can go on the market and stay on the market
until a problem comes up.
- Supplements are categorized into the
- Pharmaceutical grade
- Medical grade
- Cosmetic/nutritional grade
- Taking a probiotic during and after antibiotic
use prolongs your gut’s ability to recover.
benefits of probiotics mainly happen transiently. They don’t
necessarily colonize in the gut.
- A lot
of nutrient deficiencies are caused by stress and lack of
- Choose nutrient-dense foods.
on your stress reduction.
proper sleep. In fact, sleep as much as you possibly can. That is
the best thing you can do for your gut.
enough sun exposure.
out and build your strength.
- Commit to being an informed consumer and stay
- Consult a healthcare professional for
your own research on supplements and become your own
the ingredient labels of your supplements just as closely as you
read your food labels.
- Support your gut by eating fermented
tested for vitamin D levels and work with a practitioner to
understand what dosing would be right for you.
a little bit of money to know what nutrients you’re deficient
just supplement to fix a symptom. Definitely dig in and figure out
the root cause.
- Get a
Shawn's supplement guide
Be on the lookout for my new
coaching series! It’s going to be about mindset as it relates to
your diet, your body, and your eating habits. If this piques your
interest, you can head over to my website and check on the interest list that’s going to
be posted over there.
“Just because a certain
supplement works for your friend or someone recommends it, it does
not mean it’s good for you or that your body needs it… It is always
in the context of “What are you dealing with? What are your goals?
All those things.”
“This information that we
share today, it might all change tomorrow… There’s something about
supplements, they’re super confusing for consumers because there’s
so many brands, there’s so many promises.”
Resources mentioned in the show:
- Care/Of - Get 25% off your first order with the coupon
More from Shawn Mynar:
The Fat Burning Female Project
The Fat Burning Female
Best Ketone Test Kit
Precision Xtra Blood Ketone
Precision Xtra Blood Ketone Test
The advice and opinions in
The Keto For Women show are intended for informational purposes
only and should not be taken as medical care or advice. Please
always consult your medical professional for your specific health