Unboxed: 5 supplements to help reverse COVID-19 weight gain

The slothful, work-at-home, lazy lifestyle of the past year has led to weight management becoming the next great health condition for which customers are seeking guidance. These products can assist them in shedding some pounds.

Todd Runestad, Content Director, NaturalProductsInsider.com, Sr. Supplements Editor

May 18, 2021

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In these COVID-19 times, immunity supplements are the easiest thing to talk about, to formulate, to sell and to buy.

As time wore on, pandemic fatigue has led to a rush on stress, anxiety and sleep supplements.

But now that society is beginning to re-engage, we are all finding that, like the dreaded “freshman 15,” we are now contending with the "COVID 19.” Sedentary lifestyles and gyms closing has led to quite a bit of weight gain—a recent study found 60% of Americans gained too much weight during the last year, and some of them actually included people who lost weight, and that was thanks to all that anxiety and stress.

In anticipation of Natural Products Expo West virtual, here are a handful of exhibitors that offer supplements to support weight management.

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About the Author(s)

Todd Runestad

Content Director, NaturalProductsInsider.com, Sr. Supplements Editor, Natural Products Insider

I've been writing on nutrition science news since 1997. I'm The content director for NaturalProductsInsidercom and digital magazines. Other incarnations: supplements editor for newhope.com, Delicious Living and Natural Foods Merchandiser. Former editor-in-chief of Functional Ingredients magazine and still cover raw material innovations and ingredient science.

Connect with me here https://www.linkedin.com/in/toddrunestad/

My daily vitamin regime includes a morning smoothie with a range of powders including protein, collagen and spirulina; a quality multi, B complex, C with bioflavonoids, >2,000IU vitamin D, E, magnesium, high-selenium yeast, PQQ, choline, alpha-lipoic acid with carnitine, coQ10, fish oil concentrate, probiotics and some adaptogenic herbs. 

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