Did you know the Food and Drug Administration does not require dietary supplements to be proven safe before they are marketed?
Furthermore, supplement use has reached an all-time high. So clearly, it is important to know how to purchase and wisely use dietary supplements safely.
Supplements are available without a prescription and usually come in pill, powder, or liquid form. Popular supplements include vitamins, minerals, and herbal products. People take these products to make sure they get enough essential nutrients to improve their health.
In 2019, the CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements revealed the highest overall dietary supplement usage to date. Among all the age groups, adults between the ages 35 - 54 have the highest usage.
Unfortunately, supplements can also cause problems, especially if you don't need them.
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