The Truth About Supplements with Dr. Mary Pardee
The surprising research around which to pick — and which to skip.
Led by a Functional Medicine doctor who specializes in preventative care, this program covers the essentials: the research and regulations, the facts and myths, and the red flags to look for on labels. You’ll learn about the most popular supplements on the market (like fish oil, multivitamins, and collagen) and which are best for specific purposes, such as reducing inflammation, maintaining muscle mass, or improving skin elasticity.
By the end of this course, you’ll be empowered with the information you need to cut through the noise and streamline your supplements according to your health goals.
Meet Your Teacher
Dr. Mary Pardee is a licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctor and a certified Functional Medicine doctor who specializes in integrative approaches to chronic gastrointestinal conditions and longevity/preventative medicine in Los Angeles, California. She is the founder of modrn med, a medical practice that provides medical and health services to patients via in-person consults as well as telemedicine.
Dr. Mary Pardee holds a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University, San Diego, and a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
“Deciding what supplement to take is confusing! There's so much information out there from the media and health influencers on all these different things that we should or we shouldn't be taking. This course is designed to cut through the noise and make the information much clearer.”
What You’ll Learn
Introduction: What Is Really in Your Supplements?
Vitamin D: The Science of the “Sunshine Vitamin”
Vitamin C: Immune-Boosting Antioxidant?
Whey: A Complete Protein
Collagen: The Body’s Scaffolding
Curcumin: Anti-Inflammatory & Attention Boosting
Fish Oil: Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Magnesium: A Mighty Mineral
Multivitamin: Daily Standard or Over-hyped?
Creatine: Brain and Exercise Booster
Coenzyme Q10: An Endogenous Antioxidant
Vitamin B9 (Folate): Essential for Your Cells & DNA
What Commune Students Are Saying About Dr. Mary
“I learned more in this course than years of my own researching trying to figure out my health. And, the info was presented so clearly and was easy to understand.”
“Wonderful course. Very thorough and informative. I will read back over the notes/transcripts many times to refresh my memory and have found them invaluable already.”
“As a wellness educator who helps people with their food and digestive relationships, this course is invaluable. I will definitely share this information and this community.”
Take this course if you’re ready to cut through the marketing and…
- Understand what you’re putting in your body and why
- Know what to look for on the back of the bottle
- Learn important info about timing, dosage, and bioavailability
- See which supplements are supported by rigorous research, and which are not
- Identify what to take (or skip) based on your health goals