Archive for February 3, 2013
According to the U.S. CDC, over half of all U.S. adults take one or more dietary supplements. Therefore, it can be a good idea to consider a nutrition supplement, also known as a vitamin supplement. Interestingly, the idea of a nutrition supplement dates back thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians discovered that the consumption of liver helped alleviate night blindness, which is now known to be caused by a vitamin A deficiency
The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans identified calcium, vitamin D, dietary fiber, and potassium as nutrients of concern for inadequate intake in adults and children. However, consumers should choose a multivitamin that is specially formulated for their particular needs. An individuals nutrient requirements will depend on their gender and age. You also might want to consider liquid supplements. Liquid nutritional supplements and vitamins are easier to swallow, as well as easier to digest for people with gastrointestinal problems. It is also important to note that when choosing a nutrion supplement, you will want to choose a supplement manufacturer, vitamin manufacturer, or private label hair products that adhere to the standards set by the FDA and US Pharmacopoeia for potency, purity and dissolution.