The 3 daily supplements Well+Good readers rely on

daily supplementsWelcome to our every-so-often series of questions to discover how you, our readers, live a super interesting, healthy life. We totally invite you to dish on your habits, preferences, and know-how in the Comments, and we may even use our favorite ones in an up-coming article!

This week, we wanted to know: What are your favorite supplements? Do you rely on a classic multi? Add spirulina or protein powders to your morning smoothies?

The results: it sounds like powders and pills take up plenty of pantry space in most of your kitchens, and many of you are pretty creative and forward-thinking in this department, incorporating primrose oil, mushroom supplements, and hair- and nail-boosters like biotin.

We combed through your answers (which you can still see, in the comments below) and identified the three most popular supplements Well+Good readers rely on:

1. Probiotics
Gut health is clearly incredibly important to you, as probiotics were far and away the most common supplement cited, in addition to digestive enzymes.
Read: Cheat Sheet: Everything you need to know about gut health

2. Fish oil
Healthy fats are important to you, and many of you are still popping fish oil pills to get them (even if you’re also eating avocados like they’re going out of style).
Read: Let go of the myth that fat makes you fat

3. A classic multi
Who doesn’t love a multitasking product? Readers still rely on multis as a baseline tactic for getting essential nutrients, and some even mentioned taking versions that are personalize to their needs.
Read: These vitamins have your name written all over them—literally

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