Editors’ Choice Awards: Top Nutritional Foods and Supplements of 2019
Supplements for a healthy microbiome, proteins for fuel, and vitamins for strength and endurance—these are our go-to products for building a healthy gut.
Best Protein Powder
“This makes my morning smoothie taste like a milkshake and packs a nutritional punch, giving me 35 percent of my daily iron and 20 grams of plant-based protein,” – Courtney Reilly-Larke, Managing Editor.
Vega Protein & Greens Salted Caramel, $28; myvega.ca
Best On-The-Go Snack
“After a workout, the first thing I want is something sweet, so I like to pack a Lärabar in my gym bag for a quick energy boost. Did I mention that it tastes like a chocolate bar?” – Jela Tejada, Editorial Assistant.
LÄRABAR Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, $3; mass retailers
Best Post-Workout Snack
Nomz Energy Bites, $4; mass retailers
Best Fibre Supplement
Metamucil Original Coarse Powder, $20; mass retailers
Best Vitamin Formula
Floradix Formula Liquid Iron and Vitamins Formula, $66; Health Food Stores
Renew Life Ultimate Flora Probiotic Plus Mood & Stress, $27; Health Food Stores
Best Vegan Bar
Love Good Fats Plant-Based Snack Bar, $3; mass retailers
Best Energy Bar
Go Better Protein Wafer Bars, $3.50; well.ca
Best Omega-3 Supplement
Sisu Vegetarian Omega 3, $42; well.ca
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