I visit my doctor regularly;" Supplement
users, 73%, non-supplement
So, it seems only natural that the same curiosity might apply to dietary supplements
The Rule does not restrict consumers' access to any dietary supplement
, however, the FDA does not cover any guidelines relating to clinical trials or research about how dietary supplements
The most recent Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements
reaffirmed that when it comes to making lifestyle choices, those who take dietary supplements
seem to make healthier choices compared to those who don't.
A small, one-year study looked at whether taking fish oil supplements
along with consuming less saturated fat (found in meat and dairy products) would benefit people with MS.
I was reminded by more than one member of our August group that nothing is immutable, that treatments continually change, and that any attempt to apply strict EBM criteria to every article we reviewed for the purpose of compiling this supplement
would be nearly impossible and certainly impractical.
When asked what they consider important in purchasing supplement
products (multiple answers allowed), 88.
Weil also gets a cut from any supplement
sales that come from subscribers to "My Optimum Health Plan," his online customized program intended to "help you address your health issues.
are not manufactured drugs, but nutrients found in whole natural foods.
To further ensure quality, look for seals of approval from the National Animal Supplement
Council, Consumer Lab and the National Nutritional Foods Association's Good Manufacturing Practices program.
Equipment may not be purchased as a part of this supplement
without justification and specific prior approval of the NIH.
With ephedra off the table as a diet aid, the supplement
industry has offered up its old standbys as replacements.
The children, born in the late 1960s and early 1970s, received the same supplements
as their mothers in early years.
industry is truly a "buyer beware" market.
At the least, they suggest that health effects seen with one sample of supplement
might not hold for others.