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Pros And Cons For Vitamin Supplements - Are They Good Or Bad?


There are a number of pros and cons for vitamin supplements. You may find yourself reading articles and watching adverts that claim vitamin supplements are the best things since sliced bread - a cure for everything and a suitable alternative for a diet that is rich in nutritional value. However, there are both pros and cons for vitamin supplements, and they are certainly not an alternative for good health and good diet. Whether you are taking vitamin supplements, fiber supplements, acid supplements, or any other type of supplement, it is important to follow direction with regards to dosage and frequency for optimum benefit.

It is also important to consider all the pros and cons of vitamin supplements. These supplements can benefit users that take them in addition to a healthy diet and lifestyle, but they should not be considered an alternative. Many people experience the pros of these supplements because they use them correctly and do not try and replace a healthy lifestyle and diet with these vitamins. Those that experience the cons are those that don't take them as directed, and think that the supplements mean that they can eat a poor diet and follow an unhealthy lifestyle.

Buying High Quality - Why This Is Important

In order to truly benefit from supplements, you need to know what is actually in the supplement, and this means buying quality supplements that meet strict safety standards. Not all supplements are the same, and some may use lower quality ingredients and different amounts of ingredient to others. Buying quality products that have met the necessary standards will ensure that you enjoy safe and effective benefits.

Adam Minsky runs http://www.nutritional-supplement-resources.com, where he reviews all the latest trends in vitamin and nutritional supplementation. If you want to keep up with the very latest information on the Best Vitamin Supplements and nutritional supplements generally then visiting this site is an absolute must!


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New York Times (blog)

Dangerous Dietary Supplements Return to Store Shelves
New York Times (blog)
The Food and Drug Administration frequently recalls dietary supplements that are found to contain banned substances. But a new study suggests that many of these products return to store shelves months later with the same dangerous ingredients.
Tainted supplements sold after recalls, study saysUSA TODAY
Banned Drugs Still Turning Up In Weight-Loss SupplementsNPR (blog)
Recalled, drug-tainted supplements still available for purchaseReuters
WebMD -ABC News
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Sci-Tech Today

Supplements Safe After FDA Recall?
Sci-Tech Today
Several months after supplements were recalled for being illegally laced with prescription drugs, researchers bought them off the shelves and from the online inventories of supplement retailers and checked whether they continued to contain the illegal ...
Supplements still contain drugs years after recallsColumbus Dispatch

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Nutritional Outlook

Op-ed: 20 years later, dietary supplement industry owes much to Sen. Hatch
Salt Lake Tribune
Utah is home to more than 100 dietary supplement companies, world leaders in manufacturing safe, high-quality products that enhance the health of over 150 million Americans. These companies form the vibrant base of an annual economy unsurpassed in ...
DSHEA's 20th Anniversary: How DSHEA Defined the Dietary Supplements MarketNutritional Outlook
One law and a tale of two industriesThe Hill (blog)
Green coffee bean extract study recalled: What it means for consumersFox News

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Presence of Banned Drugs in Dietary Supplements Following FDA Recalls
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
Prior research has found that even after FDA recalls, dietary supplements remain available on store shelves.4 However, it is not known if the supplements on sale after FDA recalls are free of the adulterants. In the present study, dietary supplements ...



Health.com

Recalled Supplements Could Still Be on Store Shelves, Study Finds
Health.com
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Two-thirds of dietary supplements recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because they contained banned ingredients remained on store shelves at least six months after they were recalled, ...
More troubling news about dubious — and dangerous — practices in the dietary ...MinnPost (blog)
Contaminated Supplements Still Sit on Store ShelvesPharmacy Times
Dietary supplements containing banned substances still on shelvesClinical Advisor

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Yahoo Health

10 Sports Supplements That Actually Work
Yahoo Health
Walk the aisles of any nutrition or health food store, and you're bound to be overwhelmed in less time than it takes to chug a protein shake. But not all supplements are bunk: Research shows that some can help you work out longer or harder, recover ...

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USA TODAY

Scientists warn about stimulant in workout supplements
USA TODAY
Makers of dietary supplements are at it again, putting a new chemical stimulant – untested on humans — into workout, weight-loss and brain-function products sold widely through retailers including Amazon and GNC. Yet federal regulators have taken no ...
Untested Stimulant Drug Found in 12 SupplementsLiveScience.com
Study warns about stimulants in diet supplementsCBS News
Beware of 'muscle-building' energy supplements targeting teensConsumerReports.org
Reuters -Vox
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USA TODAY

GNC stops sale of two supplements in wake of news story
USA TODAY
Nutritional supplement retailer GNC has stopped selling two products containing a new stimulant ingredient that is under fire from scientists, senators and a major industry group. The products Redline White Heat and OxyTHERM Pro were being sold on ...

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Many Recalled Supplements Remain on the Market Months Later
Medscape
Many dietary supplements remain on the retail market months after they were recalled by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because they contained banned pharmaceutical ingredients, according to a research letter published in the October 22/29 ...



JAMA study: Recalled diet supplements still on store shelves
Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews
Not necessarily, according to an eye-opening new study on recalled dietary supplements published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. In the JAMA study, researchers examined 27 dietary supplements that were still being sold in the U.S. ...


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