6 Super Worth It GNC Products That Can Actually Keep You Healthy and Living Well
On my very first visit to my dermatologist, he was shocked to find out that I was 23 and didn’t have any kind of skincare routine. I’m pretty sure I mentioned this before how he said that at one point, you just have to dedicate yourself to skincare (if you want to keep looking good, that is).
I guess it’s pretty much the same case with the rest of the body, the more we age, the more we need help. You know how they say in order to age gracefully, you must slap on sunblock on your face daily as soon as you turn 18 or something? Same goes with your body.
With all the pollution and stress around us, our body can feel weak. And as difficult as it is to find a good foundation that doesn’t leave you oily at the end of the day, it’s hard to find supplements that are guaranteed to make you feel well and healthy.
Then we came across GNC. It’s actually been a popular brand for supplements ever since but the somehow they became more popular for men’s stuff. Well, now they’re back bigger, better, and stronger with tons of us we, ladies, can use too!
Best part about their products is that most, if not all, are physician endorsed so there are no therapeutic claims (which means it’s not guaranteed to cure sicknesses, illnesses, etc.). These products are guaranteed to prevent rather than cure.
You know those gummy bear supplements advertised by pretty girls on Instagram who claim that the product/s actually made their hair look fab? Well, we’re not sure how those cute, tiny bears made that happen now, are we?
If you have hair or scalp issues and actually want something that works, skip the pretty packaging and go for something actually worth your money. The Women’s Ultra Mega Hair has biotin, skin support, and antioxidants that can help with not just your hair and scalp but your nails as well. Biotin is super important for the strength and health of your hair, skin, and nails so you’d definitely want one of these.
Worth it because: 60 tablets / Php 749 = about Php 12 daily for 2 months if you take it once a day
Try to notice the color of your face whenever you’re stressed or lack sleep. Don’t you just look like a freaking zombie who lost all her blood? And whenever in this situation, you’re usually also complaining about the back pains and whatnot.
More or less, you lack iron. It’s an important component of hemoglobin - the substance in red blood cells that gets oxygen from your lungs to other parts of your body. As women, it’s very important that we get our daily increased dose of iron especially since we get those annoying blood flows every month.
Worth it because: 60 caplets / Php 1,285 = about Php 22 daily for 2 months if you take it once a day
Coenzyme Q10 is a very important substance that helps other processes in the body work right. Though our bodies produces the CoQ10, we need a little help to make sure our bodies function well and right.
Some of the benefits of this substance include preventing the risks of heart diseases, reduces inflammation all over the body, fights gingivitis and bleeding gums, works with the crucial fat-soluble vitamins, and improves memory and brain performance.
Worth it because: 30 soft gels / Php 2,849 = about Php 95 daily for 1 month if you take it once a day
4. Apple Cider Vinegar Capsules
Pretty sure by now you’ve heard of the magic of apple cider for dietary and slimming. It’s super effective but also disgusting when you take it by just drinking the water-apple cider mix. So how nice is it that GNC has them in capsules!
Worth it because: 120 tablets / Php 1,039 = about Php 9 pesos per day for 4 months if you take it once a day
If you’re crazy about skincare, you’d be very familiar with hyaluronic acid and all its benefits. Despite the “acid” in its name, this substance isn’t harmful at all. It occurs naturally in the body too and fuels the fluid in your body. So if you’re going for that no-pores look, work on it from the inside as well.
Worth it because: 30 capsules / Php 1,759 = about Php 59 per day for a month if you take it once a day
Good skin calls for collagen. Lots of people, men and women alike, swear by the amazing effects of collagen for skin and hair. Instead of getting the generic supplements available in some stores, grab one that’s tried, tested, and approved by physicians.
Worth it because: 180 caplets / Php 2,159 = about Php 12 per day for 6 months if you take it once a day.