Supplements are basically the dietary supplements that are taken to give a body the sufficient quantities of various nutrients such as minerals, vitamins, fiber, amino acids and fatty acids. Around the world, there are more than 50,000 dietary supplements that are available for consumption. People who fail to consume a balanced diet are generally recommended the supplements so as to cover up the deficiency of the nutrients existing in the body. They are absolutely unnecessary if you eat a balanced diet and thus, they should be consumed only if it is recommended by your doctor.
Supplements have been related to various health issues by many health experts. Some of the common supplements available in the market are glucosamine, chondroitin, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E supplements, multivitamin supplements, folic acid capsules, vitamin B5, iron, zinc, magnesium and copper etc. Various studies have found that the overdosing of the supplements is harmful, they increase the risks of coronary heart diseases, they affect the liver and increase the associated mortality risks. FDA reports also point at 50,000 new health problems that are rising every year due to supplement intake without any reason.