Rethinking Nutritional Supplements

August 23, 2019

Proper nutrition and healthy eating habits are the cornerstones of a healthy lifestyle. But while there is nothing wrong with eating well, there is no need to shun nutritional supplements on the account of them not being “natural”. You may not find high quality supplements growing on a tree somewhere, but they can be useful when it comes to plugging holes in your nutrition.

The problem usually arises when people stop paying attention to nutrition once they take supplements. “It’s important to remind people that they should not  neglect nutrition just because they’re using supplements,” says nutritionist, Charlotte Mei. “Supplements don’t serve as a ‘fix-it’ pill, and one should still include a variety of fresh foods into their daily meals.” To err on the side of caution, always consult one’s GP before incorporating supplements into one’s diet.

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