by Melissa Chichester
And that means it’s time to find out what the next big health and wellness trends will be when the calendar turns to January 1.
If you’re planning on making any wellness resolutions now or in the future, read on to find out what you’ll see on the shelves and from your favorite brands next year.
This made the list in 2021, and immune health trends aren’t going away any time soon. The trend of consumers being curious about immune health is a good thing – it shows people are taking an active interest in their well-being. Click here to check out supplements that support immune health.
In an increasingly virtual world, it’s no surprise that eye health is trending. Eye health is a critical part of wellness and not just for older adults. Even young adults in their teens and twenties are taking an interest in eye health. Key eye health nutrients include lutein, beta-carotene, and astaxanthin.
If you have a social media account, you have probably seen someone talking about why they love apple cider vinegar gummies. Puritan’s Pride Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies provide the benefits of liquid apple cider vinegar in a convenient, delicious chewable gummy. Each tasty gummy serving includes 500mg unfiltered liquid apple cider vinegar, made with U.S. grown apples, with Vitamin B12 to support energy metabolism.* This formula is also made with non-GMO ingredients and is gluten-free.
Snackification refers to the trend of people replacing meals with easy and light snacks. These snacks usually have health benefits attached. They can also refer to an assortment of fresh foods in a pre-packaged meal all ready to go. This trend speaks to the “on-the-go” lifestyles of people today and the preference for grazing instead of eating three square meals per day.
You might remember our old friend mighty moringa! Moringa naturally contains free-radical fighting antioxidants and phytochemicals.* It has been used for thousands of years in traditional practices around the world. Today, it is a key ingredient in many supplements and snacks.
You’ve probably heard the buzz about quercetin already. Expect to keep hearing about it in 2022. Quercetin is a natural yellow plant pigment. In supplements, quercetin is added for overall wellness and is often combined with other nutrients for additional support.*
Hibiscus plants are known for their large and colorful flowers and are popular in tea. This flower gives food a bright, tart flavor similar to cranberry or pomegranate. In 2022, expect to see hibiscus added to snacks, yogurt, and collagen powders. You can also find hibiscus extract combined with cranberry for dual-action urinary tract cleansing and support.*
Before you ask the question, “are they good or are they bad again?”, consider this. Carbs aren’t trending for being either one. They are trending for what they actually are. Consumers know that carbohydrates are needed for good health. However, what’s trending in the world of carbs is that people are being mindful and selecting high-quality, whole-food carbs for their diets.
The verdict is in: people love the convenience of supplement powders. They’re easy to add to smoothies and dissolve quickly in plain water. People who have trouble swallowing pills especially love the convenience of adding them to liquids. New to supplement powders? Check out our Triple Magnesium Powder.
Want to compare how this list compares to previous years? Check out some of the top trends from years past and see how they stack up!