Supplement Starter Kits

Whether you are looking to boost your energy or target specific nutrients, supplement assortments can be overwhelming. Here’s a beginner’s guide to help you establish a supplement routine, no matter what your level of experience.

Supplements for Beginners

Starting out a basic supplement routine can be beneficial to overall health. The supplements many folks choose to start with can help support mood, immunity, cardio health and a healthy inflammation response.

1 – Nordic Naturals Ultimate Omega

Unless you are eating fish the recommended two times a week, chances are you aren’t getting enough omega-3s in your diet. Ultimate Omega has a high concentration of double strength omega-3s to support heart, bronchial, joint, immune, and skin health.

2 – LOCAL Master Supplements Theralac Probiotic

Many people choose to supplement with probiotics for regularity, digestive support, and immune support. If you’ve been on anti-biotics, a probiotic can be particularly helpful in re-establishing beneficial gut flora.

3 – Lakewinds Vitamin D 2000IU

Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin. In the winter, we often don’t get enough naturally. Vitamin D is imperative to the absorption of calcium & phosphorus, and bone health. Research also shows that vitamin D plays an important role in mood regulation and fighting depression. Ask your doctor to check your blood levels next time you’re at your annual exam – they will be able to recommend a dose for you based on your results.

4 – Shire City Herbals Fire Cider

This zippy apple cider vinegar-based folk tonic is packed with powerful ingredients, including honey, oranges, lemons, onions, ginger, horseradish, garlic, turmeric, and habanero pepper. Try a shot mixed with apple juice, all by itself in the morning if you have a tickle in your throat, or after a meal to assist with digestion.

5 – LOCAL Nurish Green Energy

When taken daily, this transformational blend helps your body become more alkaline while protecting it with an army of antioxidants which absorb the free radicals that cause aging and oxidation. Composed of 70% super greens and veggies & 30% super fruits, this helps to make up for any green gaps left in your diet.


New Mom’s / Pregnant Women / Babies

Pregnancy is a time to pay extra attention to your diet and nutrient intake. A prenatal is recommended to make sure you don’t miss out on any critical nutrients as your baby grows. Supplements can assist with milk production, and the right balance of nutrients for your body’s needs, as well as the baby’s.

1 – Carlson Baby D Drops

It is important for babies to get enough Vitamin D3 to promote healthy growth and development. Their growing bones and muscles need vitamin D3 to absorb calcium and phosphorus. These drop are tasteless, and can be easily added to any food or drink, including breast milk.

2 – Nordic Naturals Prenatal DHA Caps

The American Pregnancy Association names Prenatal DHA as the ideal supplement for before and during pregnancy. DHA is an important omega-3 fatty acid that babies absorb during development in the womb, and after birth via breastfeeding, supporting immunity, eye development, and brain development. Omega-3s are also recommended for mom’s health and to support mood after delivery.

3 – MotherLove Lactation Line – More Milk

Motherlove’s herbal lactation tinctures and capsules are designed to support breast milk supply after giving birth. The formula contains blessed thistle herb, nettle leaf, & fennel seed. For mom’s returning to work, or having trouble with milk supply, this can be a great supporting supplement.

4 – Garden of Life Prenatal Probiotic

Probiotics are an effective way to enhance the diversity and health of the micro biome in pregnant women. Probiotics given prenatally are an important way for mothers to safeguard their health during their pregnancy, as well as the health of their babies—and it’s recommended they be continued through lactation as well.

5 – MegaFood Baby & Me Prenatal

A dietary supplement made from whole food-based nutrients that are easy to digest, support strength, balance, mood, and the health of mom & baby.

Cleansing/Weight Loss

It’s January! The holiday eating frenzy has come to an end, and millions of people have set the same resolutions to lose weight and be healthier. These products all work in different ways to support a moderate appetite, support metabolism, or to support your body’s natural detoxification processes.

1 – Renew Life 3-Day Cleanse

This advanced herbal formula helps eliminate waste and toxins from the body while reducing bloating and water retention, restore regularity and promote digestive wellness. Renew Life 3-day Cleanse is gluten, dairy, and soy free.

2 – Garden of Life Wild Rose Herbal D-Tox

This 12 day whole body herbal cleanse includes four different formulas that support detoxification of the liver, colon, kidneys and lymphatic system. It also includes a book of dietary suggestions to complement and enhance the cleansing process.

3 – Garden of Life Raw Fit Protein

With a high protein content of 28g per serving, this raw plant-based vegan powder is an easy way to satisfy hunger & fight cravings. Green coffee bean extract, cinnamon, and sprouted grains help support metabolism and energy levels. This raw powder is never processed at a high heat to preserve the nature of the protein compounds.

4 – Lovebug Here’s the Skinny Probiotic –

With a proprietary blend of top-notch probiotic strains, Here’s the Skinny repopulates your microbiome with beneficial bacteria to help avoid the digestive problems caused by bad bugs.

5 – Natural Factors PGX

PolyGlycopleX reduces appetite by promoting a feeling of fullness. When taken with food, it helps lower the glycemic index of your meal, and promotes healthy blood sugar levels. Make sure to drink enough water when increasing your fiber intake.


The power of protein is essential to any fitness plan, but there are many other herbs and compounds that can make a world of difference to your energy level, muscle development, and recovery time from arduous workouts.

1 – Garden of Life Sport Protein (plant-based organic or grass-fed whey)

Garden of Life makes the only Non-GMO project verified, grass fed whey protein, and a USDA organic plant-based protein made from clean ingredients – so clean that they carry the Informed Choice certification.

Plant-based Protein – 30g protein

Grass Fed Whey – 24g protein.

2 – Flora Beet Crystals

Each 200 g jar contains the equivalent of 2.5 kg of fresh-pressed organic beets. This naturally sweet tasting, instantly soluble product is a pure concentrate, obtained from the juice of freshly pressed, certified organic beets. Beets are metabolized into nitric oxide, which increases blood flow – think pre-workout booster! Try with yogurt and honey, or blend into a smoothie, for a nutritious and tasty pink treat.

3 – Vega Hydrator & Sport Protein Bars

Vega Sport Protein Bar assists muscles post-workout with protein, BCAAs and glutamine from the clean, whole food ingredients your body needs to recover. Vega Sport Electrolyte Hydrator is formulated with the electrolytes your body needs to stay hydrated during workouts and zero calories per serving.

4 – OM Mushroom Fit Blend

Cordyceps and reishi mushrooms are the key ingredients in this blend for peak performance. This powder supports aerobic stamina (aka respiration) and aids in recovery from exercise.

5 – Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body, ensuring the health and vitality of your skin, hair, tendon, cartilage, bones, and joints. These natural peptides are digestible, highly bio-available and soluble in cold or hot liquids. Vital Proteins sources their peptides from Brazilian cows that are grass fed, ractopamine free, hormone free and kosher.

Vegan Essentials

A balanced vegan diet can provide healthy levels of many vitamins and minerals, but there are a few that can be a challenge to consume without supplementation. These proteins, greens, and herbs provide peak nutrition to help you cover your bases.

1 – Vega Protein & Greens Powder

A multi-sourced plant-based protein powder from hemp, pea, sprouted whole grain rice, kale, spinach, alfalfa, and broccoli. Vega is non-GMO project verified, and each serving offers 20g protein, 2 servings of greens, and 110 calories, with no added sugar.

2 – Garden of Life Plant-based Performance Protein Bar

Each of the 4 great flavors have 20g of protein, 10g soluble fiber to keep you fuller longer, and are certified vegan, gluten-free, soy-free and dairy-free.

3 – Gaia Golden Milk

Golden Milk takes its color from turmeric, which is combined with other traditional ayurvedic and culinary herbs like black pepper, cardamom, vanilla, ashwagandha, and dates for a spicy sweet taste, not unlike chai. Golden Milk is certified organic, vegan and gluten-free with no GMOs or soy. Mix with your favorite non-dairy milk for a delicious vegan treat.

 4 – Health Force Friendly Force Probiotics

Probiotics are important to keep a healthy digestive system. Pairing 100 billion survivable probiotics with powerful prebiotics yacon and burdock root aid in the growth of beneficial probiotics in your gut, while marshmallow and kelp support general gut health.

5 – Health Force Vitamineral Green

Vitamineral Green is a superior, nutritionally dense, therapeutic green super-food powder that contains healing foods that have been grown and processed to maximize their benefits.