Category Archives: Supplementation

What, Why, and How to Use a Daily Multivitamin

What Why and How to Use a Daily Multivitamin Supplement

Did you know that half of all adults in America take a multivitamin and/or mineral supplement daily? Look a little closer and you will find that 70% of those over the age of 65 do. The total cost of this? 12 billion dollars a year! Are these multivitamins really necessary? Are they good for you? […]

5 Great Reasons to Use Nootropic Supplements

3D Labs Nutrition: 5 Great Reasons to Use Nootropic Supplements

Nootropic Supplements are Hot for a Number of Reasons This idea, of a “magic pill”, that you can take to increase your clarity, energy, and focus has been the stuff of movies for a long, long time. But it can’t possibly be real, right? Well sort of. While, to our knowledge, there is nothing out […]

What, Why and How to Use Omega-3 Fatty Acids

What, Why and How to Use Omega-3 Fatty Acids

If you are over the age of 40 you might very well still believe that the “multivitamin” is the most important nutritional supplement you can take daily. If you are under the age of 40 you most likely know that the general consensus is now different, with omega-3 fatty acids being considered the most vital. […]

The Real-World, Simple Definition of Nootropics

3D Labs Nutrition: Nootropic Definition

Noo-what? Nootropic….don’t worry, no quiz here. But, while you might not need to pronounce or spell it, you might very well want the definition of “nootropic” in order to understand why you may want it. Nootropics is an umbrella term for a class of chemicals — some naturally-occurring, some manmade — that provide benefits to the […]

What, Why and How to Use Probiotics

3D Labs Nutrition: FloraMode Probiotic

There is no doubt that probiotic supplements have become an integral part of the health and fitness world over the last 10-15 years. Thanks, in part, to the staggering number of research publications that support the claims. But should YOU take it? After all, we are talking BACTERIA here, right? It is not surprising that […]

What, Why and How to Use BCAAs

3D Labs Nutrition: What, Why & How to Use BCAAs

If you are into fitness, at almost any level, it seems as though BCAAs (branched-chain amino acids) are just about everywhere these days. There are good reasons for this. BCAAs are three of the nine essential amino acids that cannot be made by the body. Given that BCAAs play a vital role in muscle growth, […]

What, Why and How to Use Glutamine

What, Why and How to Use Glutamine

Whether you are someone who exercises routinely or not, L-Glutamine is an important supplement you might want to consider for overall health and wellness. As the scientific evidence continues to grow, glutamine supplementation becomes more and more popular…for very good reasons. An important amino acid with many functions in the body, it is not only […]

What, Why and How to Use Creatine

How to Use Creatine

Over the last 30+ years, Creatine has become the most widely researched nutritional supplement on the market. And, with very good reason. If you are someone looking to increase your lean muscle mass (do not read GET BIG ladies), Creatine MUST be a staple of your supplemental regiment. Read on to learn What, Why, and […]

5 Benefits of Supplementing with Ashwagandha

3D Labs Nutrition: Benefits of Ashwagandha

Ash what? Ash-Wa-Gan-Dha! Don’t worry, there is no quiz at the end of this article on pronunciation. But… …you might want to read on to learn why this medicinal herb has been used and studies for decades and why it is commonly referred to as the “Indian Ginseng”. Ashwagandha Shows Great Promise Ashwagandha is an […]

Some Top Health Benefits of Vitamin D

3D Labs Nutrition: Benefits of Vitamin D Supplementation

There are Many Well-Known Benefits of Vitamin D Supplements In today’s world, as science continues to progress, there are some nutritional needs that are unquestionably important. One such essential nutrient is Vitamin D. Known as the “sunlight vitamin”, Vitamin D is not only good for the bones, but has also been shown to help combat […]