What is NSF and Why is it Important?
If you know our products, you’ve probably seen the NSF logo on our bottle. Maybe you’re familiar with NSF, or maybe you’ve never heard of them. Either way, this blog post will give you all the details to understand why, as an athlete, its important to choose products that are NSF Certified.
What is NSF?
NSF is an independent third-party certifier of many products, including sports supplements. Recognized as the “gold standard” for quality, NSF helps athletes and coaches make informed decisions when choosing supplement products.
What is NSF Contents Tested & Certified?
NSF Contents Tested & Certified means that the product has been tested to verify label claims. This means that the ingredients listed on the label are exactly what you will find in the bottle, and nothing else.
Certified supplements must meet rigorous standards that include lab testing and evaluation of the manufacturing process to ensure hidden ingredients are not added to a product.
What is NSF Certified for Sport?
The NSF Certified for Sport® Program verifies that:
- products do not contain any of approximately 270+ substances banned by major athletic organizations.
- the contents of the supplement actually match what is printed on the label.
- there are no unsafe levels of contaminants in the tested products.
- the product is manufactured at a NSF International GMP Registered facility that is audited twice annually for quality and safety.
Why Choose NSF Certified for Sport?
Today, athletes are more educated about nutritional products and demand reputable, third-party tested products they can trust. NSF International’s Certified for Sport® certification helps athletes, coaches and trainers make more informed decisions when choosing sports supplements. The program is recognized by the NFL, NFL Players Association, MLB, MLB Players Association, PGA, LPGA and Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sports.
With so many choices on the market, it pays to be cautious. Do your research and look for the NSF Certified for Sport® mark on products.
Bodylogix® and NSF
In the world of sports nutrition, where not all supplements are created equally, nor are all manufacturers held to the same standards as other industries, we at Bodylogix® voluntarily opted to pursue NSF International’s Contents Tested & Certified product certification. All Bodylogix products are NSF Contents Tested & Certified and we have an additional line of NSF Certified for Sport products.
We believe that athletes should be able to trust the supplements that they are consuming and be free to better their game without worry.