More than 57 percent of Americans take dietary supplements on a regular basis. The older people get, the more likely they are to take them. If you, like many Americans, take herbal supplements or other vitamins and minerals, you want to know you are getting high-quality products.
There are a lot of myths about supplement regulation. Most people know that supplements are not drug products. But you may not be familiar with the FDA regulations that do exist.
In this article, we will cover the information that supplement users need to know, including what health claims can be made and how companies are allowed to advertise their products.
Do you feel more tired than usual? Maybe you have trouble concentrating, lack motivation, or feel inundated with stress? If these signs do not resolve on their own, you may wonder if you could have adrenal fatigue.
The term “adrenal fatigue” is used to describe an increasingly common, yet sometimes controversial, health condition.
In this article we will explore some essential facts you need to know about adrenal fatigue.
When you read food labels or supplement facts, you may notice that sometimes “natural flavors” or “artificial flavors” are listed. What does that mean?
Food manufacturers and supplement companies often use these additives to enhance the taste of foods or supplements. Most of us aren’t likely to consume things that don’t taste good. Natural flavors may be found in chewable or liquid supplements since some vitamins or minerals can have strong flavors that may not be pleasant on their own.
Natural flavorings are now the fourth most common ingredient on product labels. (1) Food additives do not contribute to nutritional value, but you might wonder if they cause harm.
What exactly does “natural flavoring” or “artificial flavors” mean on a label? The answer depends on each specific manufacturer.
“You are what you eat” is a common phrase, but it’s not entirely true. “You are what you absorb” is more accurate when it comes to nutrients.
Have you ever taken supplements and thought, “Are these nutrients actually helping my body?” The unfortunate truth is that sometimes, they might not be.
The delivery form of supplements significantly impacts your body’s ability to absorb them.†
Topics: Delivery methods, Dietary Supplements, Liposomal, Seeking Health Supplements
Have you seen social media posts about a supplement called SAMe? Or perhaps your healthcare provider has recommended that you support a healthy mood or joint health with SAMe supplementation?†
Topics: Energy, Glutathione, histamine, Homocysteine, Joints, Liver, Methylation, Mood, SAMe, Seeking Health Supplements