Comparing the Supplement Guides vs Examine Plus

Clarifying the difference between's Supplement Guides and Examine Plus

Written by Kamal Patel
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What's the difference between the Supplement Guides and Examine Plus?

  • Supplement Guides: 17 guides with clear instructions on what supplements to take (and not to take) based on your health goals, with optimal dosages and combinations.

    They are perfect for someone who doesn't need the nitty-gritty scientific details and are helpful to anyone, no matter how much or little they know about nutrition.

  • Examine Plus: Access research summaries for 400+ supplements and 600+ health topics. Continually updated with new studies.

    For those that like to Do-It-Yourself (DIY), this is for you. There is also a downloadable PDF of the database that is 1000+ pages.

Unless you like figuring out the details yourself (or have health issues that are less common), we recommend the Supplements Guides for most people. They're focused on 17 major health topics, whereas Examine Plus gives you access to information on 600+ health topics and conditions and outcomes.

Are updates included?


We do not sell a physical copy of either is because we include free lifetime updates.

The Supplement Guides are updated once a year ⁠— we look over the research to make sure our recommendations are accurate and reflect the latest evidence. You’ll never have to worry about them being out of date.

Examine Plus is continually updated with the latest research as it comes out.

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