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We invested in a university-led clinical trial to quantify the impact of Essential for Women.

GOLD STANDARD STUDY DESIGN

University-Led

Placebo-Controlled

Double-Blind

12 Weeks

94 Women
Ages 21-40

WHAT WE FOUND

In a clinical study, Essential for Women was shown to increase Vitamin D and Omega-3 DHA levels in 12 weeks.*

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43%

Vitamin D

Compared to no change for placebo

41%

Omega-3 DHA

Compared to no change for placebo

Creating evidence-based products has always been in Ritual’s DNA. But our Essential for Women clinical trial took it a step further by measuring the effects of two commonly under-consumed key nutrients.

Dr. Mastaneh Sharafi, PhD, RD

Vegan-certified Vitamin D3

Essential for Women increased Vitamin D levels 43%

  1. Placebo
  2. Essential for Women

† Sufficient cutoff levels selected based on Vitamin D council guideline of 40-80 ng/mL.

Vegan-certified Vitamin D3 helps support

  1. Immune Function*
  2. Muscle Function*
  3. Bone Health*

Omega-3 DHA from microalgae

Essential for Women increased Omega-3 DHA levels 41%

  1. Placebo
  2. Essential for Women

95% of women aged 19-­50 are not getting their recommended daily intake of key Omega-3s.

Our Omega-3 DHA abstract was awarded at the 2019 American College of Nutrition conference. Read the abstract

Omega-3 DHA from microalgae helps support

  1. Brain Health*
  2. Eye Health*
  3. Heart Health*

Essential for Women

The clinical-backed multivitamin

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Our Science Team

Here at Ritual, every ingredient, form, and formulation is obsessively researched by our in-house team of scientists and researchers.

Dr. Nima Alamdari, PhD - Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Nima Alamdari, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer

(Physiology)

Dr. Luke Bucci, PhD, CCN, CNS - VP, Research & Development

Dr. Luke Bucci, PhD, CCN, CNS

VP, Research & Development

(Biomedical Sciences)

Kevin Ewell, MPH - VP, Product Innovation

Kevin Ewell, MPH

VP, Product Innovation

(Epidemiology)

Dr. Mastaneh Sharafi, PhD, RD - Director, Scientific Affairs

Dr. Mastaneh Sharafi, PhD, RD

Director, Scientific Affairs

(Nutritional Sciences)

Arianne Vance, MPH - Research Scientist

Arianne Vance, MPH

Research Scientist

(Epidemiology)

5 Members

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