Ep. 4 Supplement Strategy: The Vital Five Supplements EVERYONE NEEDS

In This Episode

In this episode, Dr. Neal and Mark introduce the Supplement Strategy.  After Mark corrects his grumpiness, Neal makes his case for why being smart, simple, and strategic with supplements is so very needed.  Dr. Neal reviews the criteria for picking the right supplements and lays out his three-tiered approach for categorizing the supplements we use.

Topics Discussed

  • Multivitamins! Which ones we need and which ones we can toss in the garbage
  • The American diet and nutrition
  • Another Reddit thread. What was it about? Something good!
  • The cultural connection to vitamins and the marketing we have been exposed to
  • Are we taking supplements to be even healthier or are we taking supplements to just not be unhealthy?
  • Micronutrients and how they are vital to our health

Dr. Neal Smoller, Holistic Pharmacist

About Neal Smoller

Dr. Neal Smoller, PharmD, is a licensed pharmacist: and owner of Village Apothecary, an independent pharmacy in the most famous small town in America—Woodstock, NY. He’s also the host of the popular wellness podcast, The Big Mouth Pharmacist.”


The Vital 5

Nutrients you shouldn’t live without
The Vital 5 Nutrients You Shouldn't Live Without