Our main focus should always be targeting the underlying causes of inflammation—by healing the gut and re-balancing the microbiome. For even further help in reducing inflammation, there are additional supplements that you can add on as optional extras. These supplements generally work by fine-tuning the immune system. For further information, see Chapter 8 of The Keystone Approach.
|Supplement||Priority||Example products||Typical Dose|
|Fish oil||High||– Nordic Naturals Ultimate Omega 2x||2000–4000 mg (2–4 grams) per day EPA + DHA|
|Vitamin D||High||– Doctor’s Best Vitamin D3 Softgels||2000 IU per day|
|Glucosamine||Medium||– Jarrow Glucosamine HCL Mega||1000–1500 mg per day|
|Meriva||Medium||– Pure Encapsulations Curcumasorb||1000–2000 mg per day|
|Borage oil||Low||– Nature’s Way Borage Oil||500 mg GLA per day (~2500 mg borage oil)|
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