Nutritional Supplements:
Do You Know What You're Doing?

By Nicole Dennison | Submitted On March 10, 2018

When we talk about nutritional supplements, what are we talking about?

According to the FDA: Nutritional supplements, also called dietary supplements, are products you ingest that contain a dietary ingredient intended to add further nutritional value to (supplement) the diet.

The most popular are multivitamins, calcium, and vitamins B, C and D. They can also be an amino acid, a mineral, an herbal or other botanical. They come in tablets, capsules, liquids, or powders.

According to the National Institute of Health News in Health: "More than half of all Americans take one or more dietary supplements daily."

What that means is that there are a lot of people taking supplements not knowing what they're doing.

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