It’s a natural instinct to want the best for our children in every way possible. However, despite our efforts, many children worldwide are not getting the levels of nutrients they need, which have lasting consequences for both physical and mental health.

Joint pain and swelling is no fun, and unfortunately these issues are way too common. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 52.5 million U.S. adults were diagnosed with arthritis, gout, lupus or fibromyalgia, all of which could reduce joint comfort and mobility. Supplements won’t cure, treat or prevent these issues, but they sure can help keep healthy joints moving comfortably.

Numerous natural supplements work to increase energy levels in a natural progression and target various aspects of health to safely make droopy shoppers feel more energized.

There are many safe, natural and nutritional products available to support everyone from daily joggers to weekend warriors to those that want to bulk up.Here's a rundown of a few common myths about sports nutrition, and the facts and research to disprove them.

New from Jakemans, Inc., GOPO utilizes rosehips and vitamin C to support joint health. The rosehips are manufactured with a patented process designed to preserve beneficial levels of naturally occurring galactolipids, which the company says have shown positive benefits for joints in scientific studies. Jakemans, Inc. says that GOPO can help reduce tiredness and fatigue stemming from aging joints as well as aid restful sleep.

The alternaVites kids line from Rich Vitamins now includes stand-alone Vitamin D, Vitamin C and Calcium packets. This unique powdered format is poured directly on the tongue where it melts in the mouth (like a pixie stick) or can be mixed into drinks or foods. These supplements come in fun, fruity flavors that contain no sugar or binders. Suitable for kids ages four and up.

Carlson Labs has developed a tart cherry product that may help with recovery from post-workout soreness. The recommended serving of two capsules contains 1,000 mg of Montmorency tart cherries, which is used to boost fitness power, according to the company. Each serving provides antioxidants for healthy joint function and reduced recovery time.

Jarrow Formulas has introduced Baby’s Jarro-Dophilus Drops containing strains of Bifidobacterium BB-12. These strains are said to produce healthy fatty acids, modulate immune response and promote greater tolerance to dairy products, according to the company. This product is also said to aid in the health of the adult digestive tract.

Coral LLC has introduced Coral Chewables, a Bavarian cream flavored supplement that contains 500 mg of coral calcium and an additional 73 other minerals. Coral calcium, according to the company, may support and maintain healthy bone mass. The chewable tablet contains no artificial colors or preservatives.