Supplements Cut Healthcare Costs

Study recommends certain supplements to cut healthcare costs.

An exciting new study suggests the massive cost savings and health benefits of using nutritional supplements, including calcium, folic acid, omega-3 fatty acids, and saw palmetto. The study suggested that a daily intake of 1200 mg of calcium by men and women over 65 years of age could potentially save a staggering $13 billion over a five-year period.

Improving Supplement Absorption

Bioavailability refers to the ability of a drug or supplement to get to cells or tissues, where it can produce the beneficial effects that people want.

It also stated, “Daily use of folic acid by women would prevent 600 cases of neural tube birth defects yearly, saving $1.3 billion in lifetime medical costs over five years.” The data on supplementing with omega-3 fatty acids and saw palmetto were also extremely encouraging, since their use can decrease the cost of healthcare associated with chronic conditions.

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GNLD is excited that this study underscores what we have known for over 46 years: Optimum nutrition helps prevent disease. Our comprehensive line of nutritional supplements includes

  • Neo-Cal and Chelated Cal-Mag®;
  • Formula IV®/Formula IV Plus and our Daily Vitality Packs;
  • Masculine Herbal Complex—your best sources for calcium,
  • folic acid, omega-3 fatty acids, and saw palmetto,
  • respectively.

Source: DaVanzo, J. et al, “Improving Public Health, Reducing Health Care Costs: An Evidence-Based Study of Five Dietary Supplements,” September 22, 2004.

Contact your GNLD (Neo-Life) Distributor for your  ticket to lower health care costs and…better health!


Merenna Morrow

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