Why Don’t Supplements Seem to Work?

supplementsNo man is an island is an often quoted remark about society and the need for individuals to help one another. Well, it isn’t much different with the body. When someone has a thyroid problem, an adrenal problem or a back problem, none of these are a problem unto themselves. The parts of the body are interconnected.

A back problem may come from the fact that the ligaments allow the bones to go out of place, behind that can be the fact that the adrenals are tired and don’t allow the ligaments to be strong.

A thyroid problem where the body isn’t getting hormones from the thyroid can be due to a problem with the liver whereby the liver blocks the thyroid. Glands are communication vias and work by communicating and with feedback.

Maybe the problem seems to be that the body needs Vitamin D in order to be able to absorb calcium. But you take a lot of vitamin D and you still aren’t using the calcium you take from either supplements or even the food you eat. Well, Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, and the body cannot absorb it without the proper bile salts that the gallbladder is supposed to provide. And the liver makes the bile for the gallbladder. What if the liver is clogged up?

What if you have taken enough vitamin D and enough calcium but your body has a problem with not utilizing the calcium, but you have calcium deposits? Well, essential fatty acids are needed to move the calcium through the body, so it doesn’t sit in the joints, or the blood vessels, etc. etc.

What if you know you should take more essential fatty acids, but you hate it. You keep burping up a fishy taste. Is it the fish oil you took or is it the fact that you are not digesting the fish oil due the gallbladder not producing enough bile or another digestive problem?


Do you get the picture? Things are connected in the body; one organ or gland is not an island unto itself.

You need to find the underlying reason that you’re having problems and address that with dietary supplements and with diet.

See our Index to find out more about any problem or supplement.


There are 2 main problems people face. One is trying to research answers yet confusing the vitally important factors with the trivial. In the area of health, there are more opinions, more falsities that any other subject.

The other factor is more of an omission or missing factors of creating your health. You need to understand how the body functions and what can be done to build health.  It is called Functional Medicine – you don’t treat the symptoms; you improve the function of the body starting with the biggest problem and working out what is needed to build health in that area.

Weight Loss is Only one Part of Health – overweight is a symptom not a disease.

There is a reason why you should never focus on your weight directly.

There’s a guy that went from 191 pounds to 188 pounds between December and January. So, that’s only a 3 pounds of weight loss and most of the time people lose more than that. It might look like a failure to lose only 3 pounds in a month but when you look at his body fat, he went from 64 pounds to 54 pounds. That is 7lbs of body fat, gone.

The question is: How can you lose 7 pounds of body fat, but you have only lost 3 pounds in weight? Doesn’t make sense.

It makes sense if you look at his muscle gain – he went from 120 pounds to 127 pounds which is an increase of 7lbs of muscle – losing all the fat and gaining muscle. This is a major health improvement on the inside.


You can’t just focus on weight because it is just a symptom of something else.

1. Never treat the symptom. Get to the root cause.

2. You have to get healthy first then lose the weight. A healthy body doesn’t gain weight.

Hope this Doesn’t Seem Overwhelming

It doesn’t have to be.

  1. Understand the body and its problems.   Understand what your body needs to be healthy.   You can check our site index we offer lots of understandings.
  2. Make sure when you take supplements that they are whole food, and the body recognizes them as food.  In that way your body can utilize the supplements to create health.
  3. In order for your body to utilize food (and supplements), you need a healthy gut.  There is the gut-brain axis that should be addressed.   You can also just work on improving your digestion for overall health.
  4. Find out about the Gut-Brain Axis and how it affects your health.
  5. What we recommend: – A MetabolicBoost formula is recommended.  It is a good place to start, and it can fix a lot of things you might not even have noticed.


In the Gut-Brain Axis article boosting metabolism is a good place to start, and it can fix a lot of things you might not even have noticed.

Metabolism is so important.

When you are putting good food into the body and taking the right supplements, but you still don’t achieve what you are trying to do. Maybe it’s not the food or supplements that are the problem – maybe your body isn’t assimilating or using them.

Correct your Metabolism and build health.

Why do we recommend this product?

Read about this Metabolic Formula


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