Pills, capsules, powders, gel tabs, extracts, or liquids can be produced to contain dietary ingredient which people can use to supplement for the inadequate amounts of certain diets that lack in their daily diet which are referred to as dietary supplement. Vitamins, minerals, herbals, botanicals, amino acids, and enzymes are the most common form of dietary ingredients found in dietary supplements for enhancing people eating habits. There are no Dietary supplements to replicate products such as fruits and vegetables.
The vitamins and mineral supplements contain micronutrients aimed at assisting a fit body function smoothly while herbal or botanical supplements are used for therapeutic purposes by supporting a particular part of the body’s health like the liver, bones or skin. It can be risky to consume dietary supplements in cases such as pregnancy, nursing a baby or when one is ongoing medical ailment like diabetes, hypertension, or heart diseases. 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 main reason why consumption of dietary supplement is high in Thailand is for weight loss hence multivitamins and nutraceutical are the most sort for supplements. In Europe where they believe that good health could be obtained from physical activities and sports the consumption of dietary supplements is relatively low. 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.
Dietary supplements are on every shelf in every pharmacy and the manufacture of the supplements is controlled by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ensure that the product provides the daily recommended allowance of any specific supplement as 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. Meca is high in calcium, magnesium, selenium, potassium and iron. Meca supplement is a form of herbal or botanical supplements used to provide therapy. 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.