Our rating: A-
Look for: 1,000mg of EPA/DHA at a 3:2 ratio.
Try This: Ultimate Nutrition Omega 3, $29.80 for 180 liquid softgels, available at nutritionpark.com.
Our rating: B+
This element is important, and many people have low D levels, especially if they’re cooped up at the office all day.
Look for: 1,000 IU of vitamin D3.
Try This: Blackmores Vitamin D3 1000IU, $20 for 60 capsules, available at leading pharmacies and supermarkets.
Our rating: B-
The research is intriguing but inconsistent.
Look for: Multis made from wholefoods and those with doses close to the Recommended Dietary Allowances, especially for vitamin E, because of the link to lower prostate cancer risk.
Try This: Centrum For Men, available at leading pharmacies and supermarkets.
Coenzyme Q-10 (COQ10)
Our rating: B
It can help people with heart failure as well as those who have high blood pressure. But whether it’s of use for general health is less clear.
Look for: A dose between 30mg and 200mg.
Try This: Blackmores CoQ10 75mg, available at leading pharmacies and supermarkets.
Our rating: C
Early results are that they’re promising for their effect on genes that impact ageing.
Look for: A 200mg serving of “transresveratrol.”
Our Pick: Resvitale Resveratrol 250mg, $97.95 for 60 capsules, available at GNC stores.