Even Better You: Favorite Supplements to Upgrade Your Health

Upgrade your beauty and health regimen with our February favorites.
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1. MCT Means More Energy & Brain Power

MCT oil—a concentration of fats from coconut oil—is the new “it” supplement, and for good reason. It’s been shown to help boost weight loss, energy, brain health, and more. We like Garden of Life Dr. Formulated Brain Health 100% Organic Coconut MCT Oil. This fast source of fuel has 13 grams of medium-chain triglycerides, which quickly convert to energy in the body. Developed by noted health expert David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, this clean formula is not hydrogenated, bleached, refined, or deodorized. Need something to get you going in the morning? Add this to a smoothie for a natural lift.

Garden of Life Dr. Formulated Brain Health 100% Organic Coconut MCT Oil

Garden of Life Dr. Formulated Brain Health 100% Organic Coconut MCT Oil

2. Ironclad Nutrition

One of the most popular iron supplements is now available in a new form. MegaFood Blood Builder Minis is the same formula as Blood Builder, but in smaller, easier-to-swallow tablets. This award-winning preparation features a gentle, plant-based form of iron from whole foods, including beets, oranges, and broccoli. It’s non-GMO, soy- and dairy-free, and certified gluten-free. And it’s been clinically shown to increase iron levels. Take 2 tablets daily for best results.

MegaFood Blood Builder Minis

MegaFood Blood Builder Minis

3. Get Glowing with Charcoal

Brighten, tone, and clear up your complexion with Reviva Labs Complete Charcoal Regimen. Charcoal (from bamboo or coconut) is one of the best skin-care ingredients because it removes dirt and toxins without stripping skin’s natural oils. It also helps tighten pores and lessen acne breakouts. This line features five fantastic products: Bamboo Charcoal Pore Minimizing Mask, Bamboo Charcoal Pore Minimizing Cleansing Gel, Coconut Charcoal and White Lava Body Wash, Coconut Charcoal Moisturizing Day Crème, and Activated Charcoal Time Release Night Crème. You can use these on their own or combine them with other skincare products.

Reviva Labs Complete Charcoal Regimen

Reviva Labs Complete Charcoal Regimen

4. Sparkling Greens

There’s a new “green foods” kid in town—Amazing Grass Green Superfood Effervescent. Now you can get your daily blast of energizing and immune-bolstering green foods in a convenient, fizzy tablet. Each serving has more than 30 antioxidant-rich superfoods, including wheat and barley grasses, alfalfa, spirulina, chlorella, açai, camu camu, green tea, elderberry, and mangosteen. We like how simple they are to use—just drop one tablet into an 8–10 oz. glass of water and enjoy. Pick from two flavors: Lemon-Lime or Berry.

Amazing Grass Green Superfood Effervescent

Amazing Grass Green Superfood Effervescent

5. Chai Tea Creations

Calling all chai tea latte lovers! Bhakti Chai Concentrate, Original and Unsweetened, lets you re-create the coffee house-style favorite at home. Now featuring new packaging, these craft-brewed mixes are made with organic, fresh-pressed ginger, non-GMO ingredients, Fair Trade Certified black tea, and a blend of masala spices such as cardamom and fiery black pepper. What’s especially great is that you can use this with any type of milk. Try making a vegan version with rich cashew milk. You can also add these to smoothies, baked goods, and marinades.

Bhakti Chai Concentrate, Original and Unsweetened

Bhakti Chai Concentrate, Original and Unsweetened

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