Storing your supplements properly ensures they remain potent and effective.
- You should store vitamins and supplements in a cool and dry place.
- Make sure they are sealed tight after using them and placed out of the reach of children.
- Never mix supplements from one bottle with another.
Bad Storage Places
The BathroomThe humidity and heat in the bathroom can reduce the effectiveness and potency of supplements over time.
The KitchenOvens, stovetops, and refrigerators cause temperature fluctuations that can also reduce the effectiveness of supplements.
Your sink and the steam generated while cooking also produce a lot moisture.
The FridgeAlthough some ingredients like probiotics and fish oils benefit from refrigeration, there is a lot of moisture inside the fridge that can affect the other ingredients.
Near a Window or Heater
The heat generated by those sources can effect the potency of the supplements.
Good Storage Places
Your bedroom is one of the best places to store your supplements. Make sure to keep them away from the windows and heat sources like radiators.