Dietary supplements are any food that can supplement and provide nutrition, sensory satisfaction, and beneficial physiological effects. More specifically, is defined as any product that can be taken by mouth that contains a dietary ingredient intended to supplement a diet. Can be split into thirteen categories and there are more than two hundred cataloged nutraceuticals, the categories are detailed below, so you can find the nutraceutical according to the divisions.

Amino Acids

5-HTP is a substance used to increase levels of Serotonin on the brain. It is synthesized in the body through the amino acid tryptophan. The consum...

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Agmatine is a compound synthesized from the amino acid arginine by the enzyme arginine decarboxylase.The supplementation occurs in agmatine sulfate...

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Arginine is a basic protein, which is the main nitrogen carrier in the blood. The human body uses arginine to synthesize nitric oxide, which helps ...

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BCAA is a group of three essential amino acids: Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine. Supplementation promotes muscle gain, protein synthesis and decreas...

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Superfood

Acai Berry is a purple fruit similar to blueberry from a type of palm tree. It is widely used in the food and drink industries. The states of Pará...

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Aloe Vera is a plant with many different effects. Topically used as burn reliever (specially sunburn), wound healer (even Canker Sores) and as an a...

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Blueberries are a very popular fruit, low in calories and very healthy due to its content of antioxidants and phytochemicals. They are a good sourc...

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Chlorella is a unicellular green algae. It multiplies rapidly through photosynthesis, which requires carbon dioxide, water, sunlight and small amou...

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Nootropics

Alpha-GPC is a choline-containing supplement that is found in a large variety of food products but can be pharmacology activated in high doses as w...

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Berberine, or Barberis aristata, is a widespread alkaloid in traditional Chinese medicine. Its source is in the extraction of various plants used i...

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Caffeine is a powerful stimulant and can be used to improve strength and endurance. It is found in certain plants and products. Caffeine is classif...

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CDP-Choline is a brain reconstituting phospholipid, which has a protective action on the brain, as stimulates its phospholipid production and reduc...

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Coenzymes

Alpha-Lipoic Acid is a co-enzyme produced by the human body, it has a role in energy metabolism and a very potent anti-oxidant (anti-aging) and ant...

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Bromelain, also known as pineapple extract, is a concentrate of proteolytic enzymes and, because it is digested, it also influences the body and bl...

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Coenzyme Q10 is a compound found in mitochondria that provides energy to the body’s cells and also plays an important role in the endogenous ...

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Antioxidants

Ashwagandha is a plant used in Ayurvedic medicine, the traditional Indian medicine. Several parts of the plant are used, but the most common in sup...

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Astragalus has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine in combination with other herbs, such as ginseng, dong quai, and licorice. T...

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Bacopa is a type of herb that contains nootropic compounds. It has been used traditionally for longevity and cognitive enhancement. Bacopa suppleme...

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The dry extract obtained from the gum-resin from Boswellia tree is a powerfull antiinflamatory, used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, inf...

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Probiotics

Bifidobacterium is a genre of anaerobic bacteria that work as probiotic and are widely present in stomach and intestines. They form the main group ...

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Lactobacillus are a variety of gram-positive and anaerobic bacteria found in the gut. Lactobacillus casei can be found in the intestinal microbiota...

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Vitamin

Biotin is a B-complex essential vitamin that takes an important role in hair, nails and skin health. It is a water-soluble component which also wor...

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Vitamin B9 is an essential water-soluble vitamin better known as folic acid, that can be found as a synthetic supplement. It is important for vario...

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Inositol is a molecule that is structurally like the glucose molecule, both are involved in cellular signalling. Inositol seems to be an effective ...

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Vitamin A belongs to the fat-soluble group of vitamins, it is stored in different body tissues and plays very important functions. The most abundan...

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Mineral

Calcium is an essential mineral, its importance is related to the functions it plays in bone mineralization, especially in bone health, from the fo...

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Chromium is a an essential mineral, meaning that it must be obtained from the diet. It serves several important functions in the body. For example,...

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Iron is an essential mineral for the body, as it participates in the formation of blood cells and helps in the transport of oxygen. It is also impo...

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Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body. The nutrient is essential for hundreds of metabolic processes and many other impor...

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Mushroom

Chaga is a type of mushroom that grows in cold weather and had been used in traditional medicine as a imune booster and to lower cholesterol and bl...

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Reishi ia a type of mushroom, therefore a type of fungus. Medicinal mushrooms have been used for hundreds of years, mainly in eastern countries, fo...

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Shiitake mushrooms are brown-capped mushrooms used around the world for food and as supplements, they are low in calories and also offer many vitam...

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Carbohydrates

Chondroitin is a substance that occurs naturally in the connective tissues of people and animals. As a supplement in higher doses than is found nat...

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D-ribose is a type of carbohydrate that works in the production of energy, DNA, and RNA. ATP, the energy molecule used by all the cells of the body...

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Glucosamine is a naturally occurring compound that is chemically classified as an amino sugar. It serves as a building block for a variety of funct...

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Hormone Precursor

Dehydroepiandrosterone is a natural sexual hormone made from cholesterol that promotes testosterone and estrogen synthesis. Natural DHEA levels pea...

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Melatonin is a hormone naturally produced by the pineal gland and it’s primary function is to induce sleep and regulate sleep patterns. Vario...

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Prebiotics

Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) are unconventional sugars, originated from plants, that have a great impact on food functionality, due to their physio...

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The Psyllium fiber is named after the seeds of the plant Plantago psyllium, it is very commonly used to treat constipation. This kind of fiber is w...

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Fatty Acids

MCTs are a type of saturated fatty acids, found mainly in coconut oil. They are used for many outcomes, like fat loss, cognition improvement, perfo...

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Omega 3 is a group of essential polyunsaturated fatty acids. It helps to decrease HDL and triglycerides blood levels by increasing HDL levels. It p...

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Red Clover flowers are widely used as a sedative, to purify the blood, and to treat respiratory problems; skin rashes, and speed healing. Also know...

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Saw palmetto is a supplement derived from the fruit of the Serenoa repens plant. This plant is a small palm tree native to North America and its ex...

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