Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

Diet Supplements


Diet Supplement - when are they used?

Why diet supplement is so important? Many people nowadays follow some type of diet. That diet usually means eating specific quantities of some healthy foods, exercising, etc. Some type of diet supplement is used either when the diet doesn't provide for adequate intake of necessary nutrition, vitamins, and minerals, or if the person doesn't want to or is not able to follow a specific diet.

Diet Supplement - what is it?

Diet supplement term usually means some product made of one or more of the fundamental nutrients, for example vitamins, minerals, and proteins. It is not a drug. It can not fully replace some type of diet, as supplement does not provide all the recognized nutritional benefits of foods. What it does, it provides you with some specific (or a mix of) vitamins, minerals, herbs, botanicals, amino acids, metabolites, etc.

Diet Supplement - safety.

According to FDA staff, FDA oversees safety, manufacturing and product information, such as claims, in a product's labeling, package inserts, and accompanying literature. The Federal Trade Commission regulates the advertising of dietary supplements.

Again, according to FDA staff, as with food, federal law requires manufacturers of dietary supplements to ensure that the products they put on the market are safe. But supplement manufacturers do not have to provide information to FDA to get a product on the market. FDA review and approval of supplement ingredients and products is not required before marketing.

Be careful when purchasing some type of dietary supplement. Read the label carefully, look at the ingredients. You should also consult with your doctor to check if some dietary supplement is right for you. Try a well designed diet before you turn to dietary supplements. Also, many supplements work better when taken together, and others, when taken separately.

*****************************************************************

More information at http://www.liquid-vitamins-4u.com


MORE RESOURCES:

Design & Trend

Are Vitamin Supplements Necessary?
Design & Trend
A National Institutes of Health trial analyzed the impact of vitamin D and calcium supplementation in 36,000 post-menopausal women. Another large trial out of Harvard the Physician's Health Study looked into vitamin E supplementation among 14,000 male ...



FDA warns of dangerous drugs in weight loss supplements: Tainted dietary ...
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio-- The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that three weight loss supplements sold online and in some retail stores contain dangerous pharmaceutical ingredients hidden from consumers, and should be thrown away.



Supplements can't replace many nutrients
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Oh boy! All that can be a tough pill to swallow. However, there is something that can make all this advice go down a little easier. That something would be vitamin and mineral supplements. Nearly half of all Americans use supplements at least occasionally.



MinnPost

Study ties herbal and dietary supplements to serious liver damage
MinnPost
The number of liver injuries associated with supplements is still much, much lower than those attributed to conventional medications, but, proportionally, supplements are significantly more likely to lead to serious injuries that result in a liver ...



New York Daily News

Supplements cause more liver damage, decadelong study finds
New York Daily News
"While many Americans believe supplements to be safe, government … require less safety evidence to market products than what is required for conventional pharmaceuticals," lead author Dr. Victor Navarro, from Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, said ...
Liver Injuries Caused by Herbal and Dietary Supplements has Increased 20 ...Headlines & Global News
Are herbs and dietary supplements bad for your liver?TheHealthSite
Herbals, Dietary Supplements Linked To Liver InjuryScience 2.0
ConsumerAffairs -NDTV -Natural Products INSIDER
all 28 news articles »


The Benefits and Dangers of Supplements
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — MAYWOOD, Ill. – (September 16, 2014) From multivitamins to supplements that pledge to help with everything from depression to treating athlete's foot, whole stores are filled with these alternative medications. With so many options out ...

and more »


Biochemist advises supplements, clean hands to battle mystery virus
OneNewsNow
In addition to that," Dr. Broer adds, "you must take a variety of different types of supplements which will help strengthen the immune system." This virus was first identified in California in 1962, but it has not been commonly reported in the United ...



Inergetics' OmEssentials® Advanced Nutritional Supplements Available at ...
MarketWatch
16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inergetics, Inc. NRTI, -6.04% a leading developer of nutritional supplements, today announced that its OmEssentials® line of advanced nutritional supplements will be carried by AKiN'S Natural Foods stores which feature only the ...

and more »


Herbal and Dietary Supplements for Type 2 Diabetes Management Reviewed
Monthly Prescribing Reference
Gymnema appears to be a safe supplement and could possibly be recommended for glycemic lowering, but more trials need to be conducted in type 2 diabetes patients. While there is evidence suggesting that vitamin E may help prevent both type 1 and type ...



Medscape

Liver Injuries From Supplements Up 3-Fold in 10 Years
Medscape
Unregulated herbal or dietary supplements (HDS) used by bodybuilders and by middle-aged women trying to lose weight have become increasingly important as causes of liver injury over the course of the last 10 years, researchers report in an article ...
Supplement-Related Liver Injuries Are Up, But No Cause for Blanket Warning ...Nutritional Outlook

all 3 news articles »

Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.