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The 5 Best Supplements for Travelers

July 31, 2021

The more we learn about our own bodies, the more it becomes clear that health isn’t something to take for granted. I always believe that we need to invest on ourselves, new experiences, and health. Proper nutrition is your best defense against sickness, and this is especially true for frequent travelers.


Sure, it’s fun to go jetsetting around the world and explore new locales, but you shouldn’t neglect your health while you do it. If you’re a person who loves to go traveling, you’re going to need a few nutrition boosters to get you through them. Luckily for you, we’ve put together a short, handy-dandy list of supplements that
can do just that.

Rhodiola

Rhodiola might not be talked about often, but it’s pretty much a travel essential if you want to keep your energy levels up. Rhodiola can help reduce the physical effects of stress and lessen fatigue, which is especially important on a long-haul trip. Try the Nutra Champs Rhodiola Rosea supplement if you want a vegan- friendly, zero artificial ingredients option. It’s a little pricey, but definitely worth the investment if you’re a frequent traveler.

Mangosteen


Mangosteen is well known for its high concentration of antioxidants, which can help the body fight off oxidative stress
and inflammation. Inflammation contributes to feelings of fatigue and soreness, which is a definite bummer on a trip.

We have written about Healthmax Care Mangosteen Plus 8 Berries before, and it’s definitely a powerful all-rounder supplement. Not only does it boost your energy, but it even improves your digestion and circulation. ACV
You’ve probably heard about how great apple cider vinegar is as a homemade skincare solution, but did you know it makes for a great supplement too? Apple cider vinegar is a great source of nutrients, including B vitamins and antioxidants.

Unfortunately, it’s not easy lugging around a bottle of ACV, especially on flights. The solution? Try Brightcore’s ACV gummies, which are easy to carry around and store. They’re made from organic apples so have tons of nutrients, and can even help with lowering blood glucose levels and improving heart health and digestion. Plus, they taste so much better than liquid ACV, which is always a plus.

Vitamin D


Vitamin D is another supplement that you’ll want to keep in your travel kit. It’s an essential nutrient that plays a huge role in proper function of the human body. It supports immune function, which is essential for travel, and can also boost your mood and help your body absorb more calcium.

There are tons of vitamin D options out there on the market, so you’re pretty spoiled for choice. NatureWise Vitamin D3 is a good pick because its high dosage means that you don’t have to take it every day. This is convenient for traveling, because you can lessen your pill count without missing out on important nutrition.


Elderberry

Your immunity is key for enjoying your trip. After all, nobody wants to spend a vacation locked up in the hotel battling a cold. There are tons of different immune boosters out there, but elderberry is a particularly powerful one because it’s got vitamin C, antioixdants, and dietary fiber. If you aren’t sure which brand to pick, try the Nature Made Elderberry Gummies. They’re gluten-free and provide you with your recommended daily serving of vitamin C, as well as 68% of the recommended daily serving of zinc. Two gummies per day makes a perfect— and healthy— treat for adults on the go.

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