Back to the Basics: Supplements posted on June 24, 2013 joe dimatteonutritionsupplementsVitamin recommendationsvitamins Share this Post Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google Plus Back to the Basics: Supplements In this video, Joe outlines the basic nutrients, vitamins, and supplements that we needs through various stages of our life. You will notice a consistent pattern of some of the main components of health for people at any age: Buffered C, Vitamin D-3, Daily Essentials (comprehensive multivitamin), Omega-3 800’s, and Probiotic Essentials. These are products that are exclusive to the Ask the Pharmacist group. All of the products mentioned throughout the video are available on our website: askjoedimatteo.com/products. • Pregnancy o Vitamin D-3 • Less likely occurrences of Type I diabetes • Less autoimmune diseases o Folate/Folic Acid o Omega-3 800’s • Brain function (DHA) o Probiotic Essentials • Supports the production of good bacteria in the womb • Atopic disorders are lowered with good bacteria (eczema, asthma, allergies) o Buffered Vitamin C • Lower chance of preeclampsia • Higher levels of antioxidants seem to negate and help regulate o Prenatal Plus • Good multivitamin for expectant mothers • Children o Vitamin D-3 • Modulates immune system • Stimulates Antimicrobial peptides • Encourages conversions of T cells which are premature NK killer cells • DNA contains disease zones and Vitamin D can help because of the vitamin D receptors located on the DNA o Omega-3 800’s/DHA • Helps with Focus, cognition, brain function o Buffered C • Immune system support o Probiotic Essentials • Immune system support o Daily Essentials – Chewables • Important multivitamin for children • Adolescents o Vitamin B’s (Coenzyme B Complex) • Important for conversion of brain neurotransmitters (serotonin, dopamine, etc) • Important for females to support estrogen metabolism o Double Zinc • Good for skin/acne concerns • Important in the conversion of hormones o Magnesium • Helps support PMS issues o Omega-3 800’s • Brain function and support o Probiotic Essentials • Immune system o Daily Essentials • Comprehensive multivitamin o Buffered C Ascorbate o Vitamin D-3 • Adults: Women o Vitamin B’s (Coenzyme B Complex) • Especially good for estrogen metabolism o Magnesium • Helps support PMS issues o Agnus Castus • If PMS is a concern o DHEA • Support hormones, bones, mood, and immune system o Joint Essentials • Preventative maintenance • Promotes normal joint health o Buffered C o Vitamin D-3 o Daily Essentials o Omega-3 800’s o Probiotic Essentials • Adult: Men o Adrenal Essentials • Aids with stress o Coenzyme B Complex • Also good for stress concerns o Saw Palmetto Plus • Preventative prostate health o Double Zinc • Hormonal support; testosterone o DHEA • Support hormones, bones, mood, and immune system o Joint Essentials • Preventative maintenance • Promotes normal joint health o Buffered C o Vitamin D-3 o Daily Essentials o Omega-3 800’s o Probiotic Essentials • Seniors o Main issue is the loss of hormones. This is from chemicals in the environment, stress, estrogen mimics in environment, stress and physical inactivity. o Loss of hormones leads to: menopause, adropause, fatigue, etc., which can lead to premature aging o Vitamin B12 • 25% shrinkage of cerebellum o Vitamin D3 • Low vitamin D means more frailty, immune comprise, higher rates of lower respiratory infections, less strength in bones o Buffered C o Daily Essentials o Omega-3 800’s o Probiotic Essentials We hope you find this outline of basic supplements useful and informative!