Year after year Usana Essentials are rated as five stars in each edition of the Comparative Guide to Nutritional Supplements.

Lyle MacWilliam, author of The Comparative Guide to Nutritional Supplements (2009), was interviewed by – Australia and New Zealand’s essential beauty resource for media.

A former member of Canadian Parliament, Lyle MacWilliam is the author of The Comparative Guide to Nutritional Supplements, which takes the confusion out of choosing the right vitamins.

All issues of his guide have shown USANA Essentials to be either the best or one of only a few rated as the top 5 vitamin products in the world.

He was interviewed by ‘Beauty Directory’  about why he believes a balanced diet alone just doesn’t cut it anymore, and which vitamins to avoid.

The Comparative Guide to Nutritional Supplements rates more than 72 vitamin companies and over 200 vitamin products. What sort of criteria was used to determine these ratings?

In his own words Lyle McWilliam says – ‘We have developed a standard that is based on the published recommendations of 12 noted nutrition authorities. Rather than develop our own standard, I felt it was a better approach to review what has already been put forward.

In the interview he states – ‘We arrived at 47 nutrient categories that we feel are desirable in an ideal (and therefore highly rated) nutritional supplement – nutrients that are going to do more than simply provide the basic nutritional foundation. At the appropriate dosages, these nutrients should provide a high measure of protection against a lot of the degenerative diseases that are so prevalent in our modern world, for example, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, or osteoporosis.’

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author  Brigitte Hines