Dietary Ingredients That Can Be Found In Dietary Supplements.
People who do not consume adequate amounts of certain diets in the daily diet use dietary supplement to supplement the diet which can be taken through the mouth in form of pills, capsules, powders, gel tabs, extracts, or liquids. Dietary supplements contains dietary ingredients such as vitamins, minerals, herbals, botanicals, amino acids, and enzymes that people add to their diets with the intention of enhancing the food they eat. No one has been able to produce dietary supplements containing fruits and vegetables.
Vitamins and mineral supplements and herbal or botanical supplements support a particular part of the body’s health like the liver, bones or skin by assisting a fit body to function smoothly from its micronutrients and by providing therapeutic purposes respectively. During pregnancy, nursing a baby or when undergoing treatment from diseases like diabetes, hypertension, or heart diseases, it is advisable for one to avoid taking dietary supplements. One should seek medical advice before feeding a child with harmless dietary supplements such as vitamin and mineral supplements or any other supplement.
Asians are so fond of folk remedies which makes the consumption of dietary supplements in Thailand and China to be very high although these levels are very different in different parts of the world. The most common form of dietary supplement consumed in Thailand is multivitamins and nutraceutical which are taken foe weight loss purposes. There is a significantly low consumption of dietary supplements in European countries due to their belief that only from physical activities and sports can one obtain a good health. Heart health can be improved by consumption of fish oil supplements which contain omega-3 fatty acids such as DHA and EPA that benefits heart health by preventing platelets in the blood from clumping together, reducing the risk that blood clots will form as well as reducing blood pressure, lower triglycerides or blood fats levels, and improve blood flow.
One can purchase dietary supplements from any pharmacy but the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates the manufacture of the supplements to make sure that the products contains the diet supplements that they claim.
Over the years there has also been the use of meca for menopause as an adaptogen to help in balancing of hormones, reducing or eliminating hot flashes, improving mood and energy level among other menopausal symptoms by helping the body adapt to various forms of stress. It contains calcium, magnesium, selenium, potassium and iron in very high volume. It is one of the herbal or botanical supplements that provide therapeutic relief. Meca for menopause should not be consumed if one is taking any form of hormone replacement therapy, have a hormone-related cancer or is taking birth control pills.