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Vitamins and Supplements are a key part of many individuals who are fighting chronic health issues. A nutritional supplement is a product that is added to the diet. A nutritional supplement is taken by mouth, and usually contains one or more dietary ingredient (such as vitamin, mineral, herb, amino acid, and enzyme). Also called dietary supplement.
Despite the overabundance of calories in the standard American diet, nutrient deficiencies remain surprisingly common. A recent study reported that 31% of the US population was at risk for at least one nutrient deficiency. Dietary supplements can help fill this gap. Dietary supplements can provide clinically studied nutrients to help maintain wellness. Our bodies require vitamins and supplements to function properly, but with busy lives, readily accessible processed foods and little time for exercise, getting enough essential nutrients is difficult.