Supplements

The Best of Supplements Award Winners 2017

Welcome to our annual Best of Supplements Awards! We’ve designed this one-of-a-kind guide to make it easy for you to find high-quality products in the ever-changing world of dietary supplements.

Discover first-rate formulas featuring today’s most popular herbs, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients for more than 20 common health concerns and goals. In short, here’s everything you to need to go shopping for supplements.

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Dr. Mercola Premium Supplements

Dr. Mercola Premium Supplements Berberine and MicroPQQ Advanced

Berberine and MicroPQQ Advanced – Promotes mitochondrial health with the antiaging plant compound berberine and PQQ, a vitamin-like nutrient.

Health Direct

Health Direct AminoSculpt Collagen Peptide Shots

AminoSculpt Collagen Peptide Shots – Grass-fed collagen for healthy skin and joints in a convenient shot. Pick from sugar-free Cherry or Mango flavors. 

Irwin Naturals

Irwin Naturals Pycnogenol-Plus

Pycnogenol-Plus – Patented maritime pine bark extract (Pycnogenol) is one of the strongest and best-researched antioxidants. Here, it’s combined with vitamins C and D and other antioxidant nutrients.

Nature’s Plus

Nature’s Plus Ageloss First Day

Ageloss First Day – Counters the damaging effects of inflammation with a full spectrum of nutrients, including olive and oregano extracts, enzymes, green tea, and resveratrol.

Nelsons

Nelsons RESCUE Remedy

RESCUE Remedy – It’s made from five healing flower essences—cherry plum, clematis, impatiens, rock rose, and star of Bethlehem; eases all types of stress and anxiety without side effects.

Terry Naturally

Terry Naturally AnxioCalm

AnxioCalm – Contains a clinically studied extract of echinacea that helps quiet nerves and relieve occasional anxiety—without causing drowsiness.

Oregon’s Wild Harvest

Oregon’s Wild Harvest Stress Guard

Stress Guard – An organic blend of adaptogenic herbs, L-theanine, and B vitamins reduces the body’s reaction to stress.

Dr. Axe

Dr. Axe  Multi Collagen Protein

Multi Collagen Protein – A unique blend of five food sources of collagen for skin, gut, and brain health, and more; developed by noted doctor Josh Axe, ND.

Jarrow Formulas

Jarrow Formulas Bone-Up Powder Drink Mix

Bone-Up Powder Drink Mix – A multinutrient bone health formula that promotes bone density with a superior source of calcium and natural bone-growth factors such as vitamin K and activated silicon; great Natural Orange Flavor!

Diamond Herpanacine

Diamond Herpanacine  Diamond•MIND

Diamond•MIND – Sharpens focus, clarity, and memory while also boosting energy, thanks to a mix of key brain health nutrients, including ginkgo, B, and turmeric.

Natural Factors

Natural Factors 3 Brains Total

3 Brains Total – Addresses three inter-connected components of health—the gut, head, and heart. One grab-n-go packet provides five targeted nutrients.

Intelligence Tree Botanicals

Intelligence Tree Botanicals NuMemory+

NuMemory+ – Improves memory and recall with the help of a patented blend of herbs, such as rosemary, bacopa, and ginger.

Quincy Bioscience

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Prevagen Extra Strength – An exclusive extract found in jellyfish supports healthy brain function, a sharp mind, and clearer thinking.

Natrol

Natrol Cognium

Cognium – Energizes and protects the brain for better memory and performance, thanks to the clinically studied extract CERA-Q Powder (silk protein hydrolysate).

Redd Remedies

Redd Remedies Brain Awakening

Brain Awakening – A potent combo of brain boosters—lion’s mane, amla, and Magtein, a type of magnesium know to improve cognition.

Bluebonnet

Bluebonnet Targeted Choice LiverDetox

Targeted Choice LiverDetox – A whole-foods blend of amino acids and herbs that enhance detoxification and overall liver health.

Enzymedica

Enzymedica Purify 10 Day Complete Body Cleanse

Purify 10 Day Complete Body Cleanse – Offers an advanced “whole body” approach to natural cleansing and detoxification; contains easy-to-use A.M. and P.M. packs. Formulated by Michael Murray, ND.

Country Life

Country Life Activated Coconut Charcoal Powder

Activated Coconut Charcoal Powder – Promotes absorption of intestinal gas and helps support cleansing; made from sustainable coconuts.

Essential Formulas

Essential Formulas Reg’Activ Detox & Liver Health

Reg’Activ Detox & Liver Health – Features the probiotic strain Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3, which has been studied for more than 20 years and shown to enhance liver health.

American Health

American Health  Enzyme Probiotic Complex

Enzyme Probiotic Complex – Offers advanced support for digestion and nutritional absorption with nine enzymes and a probiotic complex featuring 2 billion CFUs per serving.

Boiron

Boiron Acidil

Acidil – Alleviates heartburn, bloating, upset stomach, and acid indigestion with a blend of homeopathic remedies; there are no drug interactions.

Life Extension

Life Extension FLORASSIST GI with Phage Technology

FLORASSIST GI with Phage Technology – Features a dual-encapsulated probiotic blend that affects only undesirable bacteria, leaving the body’s “good” bacteria alone.

NovaForme

NovaForme PreCharge

PreCharge – A natural pre-workout drink infused with coconut water, beet extract, matcha green tea, and other performance-boosting nutrients.

Solgar

Solgar Energy Kicks Energy Shots

Energy Kicks Energy Shots – A fast way to boost energy levels; made with natural caffeine from green tea, guarana, yerba mate, and B; pick from Mixed Berry or Pomegranate flavors.

Kyo-Green

Kyo-Green Greens Blend - Energy

Greens Blend – Energy – Packed with energizing greens, including barley and wheat grasses and chlorella; add to water for a quick pick-me-up.

Carlson Labs

Carlson Labs Olive Your Heart Olive Oil & Fish Oil

Olive Your Heart Olive Oil & Fish Oil – Combines premium Greek extra-virgin olive oil with marine-sourced omega-3 oils (1,480 mg of EPA and DHA); choose from Natural, Garlic, Basil, and Lemon.

Nordic Naturals

Ultimate Omega 2X - Contains a whopping 2,150 mg of omega-3 fatty acids, plus 1,000 IU of vitamin D in just two soft gels; wild-caught and third-party tested for toxins and heavy metals.

Ultimate Omega 2X – Contains a whopping 2,150 mg of omega-3 fatty acids, plus 1,000 IU of vitamin D in just two soft gels; wild-caught and third-party tested for toxins and heavy metals.

BioMed Health

BioMed Health SKINprotect

SKINprotect – Shields against sun damage and helps increase skin elasticity; features herbs proven to benefit skin: calaguala, amla, gotu kola, and camu camu.

Flora

FloraSil - Provides vegetal silica, an important mineral for healthy hair, nails, and skin; made using a patented aqueous extract method for better bioavailability.

FloraSil – Provides vegetal silica, an important mineral for healthy hair, nails, and skin; made using a patented aqueous extract method for better bioavailability.

NeoCell

Ceramides Skin Hydrator - A unique combo of beauty-enhancing nutrients that promote healthy skin—ceramides, hyaluronic acid, and a skin hydrablend of nutrients.

Ceramides Skin Hydrator – A unique combo of beauty-enhancing nutrients that promote healthy skin—ceramides, hyaluronic acid, and a skin hydrablend of nutrients.

Vital Proteins

Collagen Beauty Water, Lavender Lemon - A spa-like drink mix made with collagen, hyaluronic acid, probiotics, and organic lavender, lemon, blueberry, and beet; also available in other fun flavors.

Collagen Beauty Water, Lavender Lemon – A spa-like drink mix made with collagen, hyaluronic acid, probiotics, and organic lavender, lemon, blueberry, and beet; also available in other fun flavors.

Arthur Andrew Medical

Medical Neprinol AFD - Supports a healthy inflammation response, circulation, blood viscosity, and immune function, all by way of an exclusive enzyme blend.

Medical Neprinol AFD – Supports a healthy inflammation response, circulation, blood viscosity, and immune function, all by way of an exclusive enzyme blend.

Michael’s

Michael’s Naturopathic Programs Blood Pressure Factors

Naturopathic Programs Blood Pressure Factors – Nourishes the cardiovascular and nervous systems with key nutrients, including magnesium, hawthorn berry, and garlic.

Solstice Medicine Company

Organic San Qi - Taps into the power of Chinese medicine for optimum cardiovascular health; features San Qi ginseng root extracted using vacuum freeze-drying technology.

Organic San Qi – Taps into the power of Chinese medicine for optimum cardiovascular health; features San Qi ginseng root extracted using vacuum freeze-drying technology.

American BioSciences

American BioSciences ImmPowerD3

ImmPowerD3 – Offers intense immune protection thanks to AHCC, a clinically proven hybridized mushroom extract; also boasts vitamin D.

Nature’s Answer

Nature’s Answer Sambucus Mega Gummies 7X

Sambucus Mega Gummies 7X – One tasty gummy delivers 40 grams of fresh elderberry—seven times that found in other products; contains antiviral properties.

Pacific Resources International

Pacific Resources International Propolis Oral Spray Extra Strength

Propolis Oral Spray Extra Strength – Soothes scratchy throats and helps fight infection in a convenient spray; made with Manuka honey and bee propolis; also freshens breath naturally.

Quantum Health

Quantum Health TheraZinc Organic Lozenges

TheraZinc Organic Lozenges – Bolsters immunity and soothes coughs and sore throats with zinc, elderberry, organic marshmallow, echinacea, and organic slippery elm.

WishGarden Herbs

WishGarden Herbs Kick-Ass Immune

Kick-Ass Immune – A team of immune, respiratory, and lymphatic herbal heroes supports your body’s natural resistance, including osha and yerba santa.

Xlear

Max Sinus Spray - Provides relief from severe sinus pressure, congestion, and headaches; made with natural saline, capsicum, and xylitol.

Max Sinus Spray – Provides relief from severe sinus pressure, congestion, and headaches; made with natural saline, capsicum, and xylitol.

American Health

American Health Probiotic Kidstiks

Probiotic Kidstiks – Includes 5 billion clinically researched multistrain cultures and three tummy-friendly strains in every premeasured stick-pack; easy to sprinkle onto food or into beverages.

ChildLife

Multi Vitamin & Mineral - Delivers essential vitamins, minerals, and trace elements in a tasty liquid formula for infants and kids of all ages.

Multi Vitamin & Mineral – Delivers essential vitamins, minerals, and trace elements in a tasty liquid formula for infants and kids of all ages.

Hero Nutritionals Yummi Bears Organics Omega 3 with Chia Seed

Hero Nutritionals Yummi Bears Organics Omega 3 with Chia Seed

Delivers essential omega fatty acids from chia seed oil that’s fish-free, mercury-free—and undeniably yummy.

Gaia Herbs

Gaia Herbs Mushrooms + Herbs Cordyceps+

Mushrooms + Herbs Cordyceps+ – A combination of two well-known adaptogens—cordyceps and ashwagandha—that supports the body’s ability to manage fatigue for more energy.

Host Defense

Host Defense MyCommunity

MyCommunity – A mushroom complex made of 17 medicinal and immune-supportive mushrooms, including chaga, reishi, maitake, and turkey tail; certified organic and Non-GMO Project verified.

Mushroom Wisdom

Mushroom Wisdom Maitake D Fraction PRO EZ Spray

Maitake D Fraction PRO EZ Spray – A potent and standardized extract of immune-bolstering maitake with a portable spray delivery; travel-friendly, providing quick immune support.

Newton Homeopathics

Blues ~ Mood ~ Emotions - Helps alleviate grief, despondency, difficulty concentrating, irritability, oversensitivity, and prolonged sadness; features a well-crafted blend of safe homeopathic remedies.

Blues ~ Mood ~ Emotions – Helps alleviate grief, despondency, difficulty concentrating, irritability, oversensitivity, and prolonged sadness; features a well-crafted blend of safe homeopathic remedies.

Quality of Life

Positelle - Safely uplifts mood and promotes positive feelings with Venetron (an herbal extract), rhodiola, lavender, and folate—all nutrients that have been shown to support mood.

Positelle – Safely uplifts mood and promotes positive feelings with Venetron (an herbal extract), rhodiola, lavender, and folate—all nutrients that have been shown to support mood.

Garden of Life

Garden of Life mykind Organics Organic Multi Women’s Whole Food Gummies:

mykind Organics Organic Multi Women’s Whole Food Gummies – Delicious fruit and vitamin chews made from organic, non-GMO fruits and vegetables; no sugar, animal gelatin, or artificial dyes.

MegaFood

MegaFood Baby & Me 2

Baby & Me 2 – A pre- and postnatal multi designed to support moms and their developing babies; formulated by integrated health expert Tieraona Low Dog, MD.

Natural Factors

Natural Factors Whole Earth & Sea Men’s Multivitamin & Mineral

Whole Earth & Sea Men’s Multivitamin & Mineral – Features a wide range of organic, non-GMO nutrients extracted from plants grown on Natural Factors farms and harvested at their peak.

Paradise Herbs

Paradise Herbs ORAC-Energy Earth’s Blend One Daily Superfood Multivitamin

ORAC-Energy Earth’s Blend One Daily Superfood Multivitamin – A full-spectrum multi featuring easy-to-absorb forms of key nutrients, plus probiotics, herbs, and energizing green foods.

Rainbow Light

Rainbow Light Vibrance  Prenatal Multivitamin  plus Energy Support

Vibrance Prenatal Multivitamin plus Energy Support – Contains a comprehensive blend of essential vitamins, minerals, and organic fruits and veggies, along with key nutrients to keep energy up during pregnancy.

 

A. Vogel

A. Vogel  Arnica Rub

Arnica Rub – Made from fresh organically grown Arnica montana extract picked by hand; great for helping to ease pain, muscle aches, swelling, and bruising.

Ridgecrest Herbals

Ridgecrest Herbals PhysiQOL

PhysiQOL – Helps fight aches and pains, balance inflammatory response, and improve quality of life; made with homeopathic pain relievers, including Arnica montana, Rhus tox, and Bryonia glonoium.

Dr. King’s Natural Pet Pharmaceuticals

Dr. King’s Natural Pet  Pharmaceuticals  Dog: Anxiety & Stress

Dog Anxiety & Stress – A natural, homeopathic solution for anxiety related to loud noises, travel, separation anxiety, and destructive behaviors; no known side effects or drug interactions.

Vital Planet

Vital Planet Living Meal

Living Meal – A convenient powder that mixes easily with all types of dog food; contains probiotics, enzymes, and superfoods such as turmeric, pumpkin, and spinach; comes in beef flavor.

Nature’s Way

Nature’s Way Primadophilus Reuteri Superior Probiotic Multi Strain

Primadophilus Reuteri Superior Probiotic Multi Strain – A multistrain probiotic formula with L. reuteri (UALre-16), L. acidophilus, and L. rhamnosus for optimum immune and digestive health.

Renew Life

Renew Life Ultimate Flora Probiotic 25 Billion

Ultimate Flora Probiotic 25 Billion – Contains six proven probiotic strains; ideal for supporting daily immune function and respiratory health; features a delayed-release capsule for better absorption.

Vibrant Health

Vibrant Flora Lean Body Support Probiotics 50 Billion - Helps curb appetite, aids in fat loss, and increases metabolism, among other benefits, with probiotics and condition-specific nutrients such as saffron and green coffee bean.

Vibrant Flora Lean Body Support Probiotics 50 Billion – Helps curb appetite, aids in fat loss, and increases metabolism, among other benefits, with probiotics and condition-specific nutrients such as saffron and green coffee bean.

Garden of Life

Garden of Life SPORT Organic Plant-Based Protein

SPORT Organic Plant-Based Protein – Features clean plant sources of protein, along with antioxidants, probiotics, and amino acids; available in Vanilla and Chocolate; certified clean by the NSF Certified for Sport and Informed-Choice.

Kura Nutrition

Grass Fed Dairy Protein - Boasts New Zealand grass-fed dairy protein, which has higher levels of omega-3s, essential fatty acids, and vitamin D; choose from Vanilla, Chocolate, and Triple Berry flavors.

Grass Fed Dairy Protein – Boasts New Zealand grass-fed dairy protein, which has higher levels of omega-3s, essential fatty acids, and vitamin D; choose from Vanilla, Chocolate, and Triple Berry flavors.

Natural Vitality

Natural Calm Specifics Calmful Sleep - Supports sleep thorough natural relaxation with proven calming nutrients: magnesium, GABA, L-theanine, and melatonin.

Natural Calm Specifics Calmful Sleep – Supports sleep thorough natural relaxation with proven calming nutrients: magnesium, GABA, L-theanine, and melatonin.

Reserveage Nutrition

Beauty R&R - Promotes a restful night’s sleep needed for radiant skin with hydrating collagen and hyaluronic acid; also has calming L-theanine and melatonin for sleep.

Beauty R&R – Promotes a restful night’s sleep needed for radiant skin with hydrating collagen and hyaluronic acid; also has calming L-theanine and melatonin for sleep.

Utzy Naturals

Utzy Naturals utzzz’s Stay Asleep

utzzz’s Stay Asleep – Designed for occasional sleeplessness and formulated with a blend of sleep-inducing ingredients such as 5-HTP, GABA, ashwagandha, and German chamomile.

Bio Nutrition

Bio Nutrition Premium Black Seed Oil

Premium Black Seed Oil – Features pure cold-pressed black seed oil, naturally rich in essential fatty acids; helps promote a healthy inflammatory response.

Health Logics

Health Logics iSabi Wasabi Super Food Powder

iSabi Wasabi Super Food Powder – A potent source of antioxidant phytochemicals, including trademarked extract of wasabi.

Lily of the Desert

Aloe Mix ‘n Go - Convenient, easy-to-use aloe vera packets contain more than 200 active nutrients that support whole-body health; in four flavors, including Lemonade and Strawberry-Kiwi.

Aloe Mix ‘n Go – Convenient, easy-to-use aloe vera packets contain more than 200 active nutrients that support whole-body health; in four flavors, including Lemonade and Strawberry-Kiwi.

North American Herb & Spice

North American Herb & Spice Purple CornMilk Drink Mix

Purple CornMilk Drink Mix – A rich source of anthocyanins, key antioxidant pigments; the milk base renders the pigments easier to absorb; features Peruvian purple corn and maca.

Only Natural Gelatinized Black Maca

Only Natural Gelatinized Black Maca

Contains Peruvian black maca, the most potent, nutrient-dense variety of this energizing herb; it’s gelatinized for better absorption.

Doctor’s Best

Doctor’s Best High Absorption Curcumin

High Absorption Curcumin – A potent standardized extract of turmeric (Curcuma longa), Curcumin C3 Complex, that has been shown to benefit joints, brain, and cardiovascular health; easy-to-absorb formulation.

New Chapter

New Chapter Turmeric force Detox Action

Turmeric force Detox Action – Promotes healthy detoxification and enhances the body’s natural ability to remove harmful compounds by way of turmeric, parsley, ginger, and other cleansing herbal ingredients.

NOW

NOW CurcuFRESH Curcumin

CurcuFRESH Curcumin – Prepared using only fresh turmeric rhizome that is never dried or extracted using solvents; curcumin (extracted from turmeric) stays in its native state for superior absorption.

Protexin

Bio-Kult Candéa - An advanced multistrain, triple-action formula with seven strains of probiotics, as well as garlic and grapefruit, to help maintain a natural balance of microorganisms.

Bio-Kult Candéa – An advanced multistrain, triple-action formula with seven strains of probiotics, as well as garlic and grapefruit, to help maintain a natural balance of microorganisms.

youtheory

youtheory Mens Shilajit

Mens Shilajit – A patented and clinically tested form of shilajit, a natural mineral substance that comes from rocks in the Himalayas; helps boost testosterone levels already within a normal range.

Source Naturals

Source Naturals Screen Time Stamina

Screen Time Stamina – Brings together body, mind, and eye health nutrients and herbs that support physical endurance and mental focus; key ingredients include rhodiola, ashwagandha, lutein, and zeaxanthin.

Twinlab

Twinlab ocuguard blutein Protection

ocuguard blutein Protection – An antioxidant carotenoid formula that provides a “nutritional filter” against harmful blue light and also helps reduce eyestrain; contains two key eye health nutrients: lutein and zeaxanthin.

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