Beyond the Label
Maximize your benefits and minimize your risks with these helpful tips!
Allergens. Common allergens noted on labels are corn, gluten, soy. No artificial colors or additives in TyH products reduce the likelihood of allergies also.
Best Used By Date. The date a supplement should be used by to meet label potency for ingredients.
Blood Thinners. Certain supplements have blood thinning properties (garlic for example) while others (vitamin K) can increase clotting. If you are on a blood thinner or need surgery, seek the advice of your health care professional.
Brand Ingredients. Includes trademark or patent ingredients that are backed by research to obtain a specified result.
Color Changes. Products formulated with natural ingredients may vary in capsule or tablet color from lot to lot.
Combining Products. Always check the cumulative dose when taking several different supplements to not exceed the daily recommended intake. Dosage amounts are listed in the supplement facts box on the label.
Freshness packets or canisters. Check product label for whether to discard or keep for product stability. Contains silica crystals that are harmless to the product but not to be consumed.
GMP. Good Manufacturing Practice is a certification program in cooperation with the FDA that sets the guidelines and gold standard for manufacturing supplements. Read more in GMP for Me!
Pets. Please check with your veterinarian before giving people supplements to pets.
Pregnancy or Lactation. Before, during pregnancy or breast feeding, proper nutrition is important but always check with your doctor before taking any supplements.
Storage/shelf life. Store supplements in their original containers in a cool, dark place for optimal nutrient protection. Refrigerate as indicated on the label. Use by Best Use By dating on bottle.
Vita-Minders (vitamin cases). Stores supplements for up to 7 days. Freshness packets can be used in containers.
Value. Compare TyH labels with other products. Some one-a-day multiples have minimum amounts of minerals or nutrients left out when compared to Multi-Gold™. Or token amounts of specialty nutrients like Lutein, CoQ10, lycopene are added to claim benefits that do not match optimal amounts used in research studies.
Alpha Lipoic Acid and Chromium GTF™. Can reduce insulin resistance at therapeutic dosages. Diabetics should check with their health care professional before using to monitor insulin levels.
Calcium. A maximum of 500 mg calcium can be absorbed by the body at one time. Magnesium is required for calcium transport. A balanced calcium to magnesium ratio is typically 2:1 or 1:1. If you have kidney disease, check with your health care professional first. For higher absorption of minerals, TyH uses Albion organic chelates in our balanced Fibro-Care Cal™ signature product.
Melatonin. If you are under medical supervision seek the advise of your physician or health care professional prior to use. Individuals with auto-immune conditions, depressive disorders, those taking sedatives or corticosteroid drugs, pregnant or lactating women, should consult their physician prior to use. This product may cause drowsiness. Do not operate a vehicle or heavy machinery following consumption of melatonin. Keep out of reach of children.
Valerian Rest™. Consult a physician before use if you are on any medications that affect the central nervous system (CNS) as Valerian Rest™ may increase their CNS effect.
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