In our earlier article we had a look at some dietary supplements that are actually beneficial for you.
If you’re generally healthy and eat a wide variety of foods, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, low-fat dairy products, lean meats and fish, you likely don’t need supplements.
However, the dietary guidelines recommend supplements — or fortified foods — in the following situations: Continue reading “Do you need dietary supplements?”
Dietary supplements have been a huge fad since a long time now. A dietary supplement is a product taken by mouth that contains a dietary ingredient and / or a new dietary ingredient intended to supplement the diet.
Today’s dietary supplements include vitamins, minerals, herbals and botanicals, amino acids, enzymes, and many other products. Dietary supplements come in a variety of forms: traditional tablets, capsules, and powders, as well as drinks and energy bars. Popular supplements include vitamins D and E; minerals like calcium and iron; herbs such as echinacea and garlic; and specialty products like glucosamine, probiotics, and fish oils. Continue reading “Supplements that actually compliment your diet and lifestyle”