What are supplements? Available as tablets, capsules, gummies, sprays or powders, dietary and nutritional supplements are used to complement a diet that may, potentially, be lacking. Although increasingly popular, it’s important to remember that in the UK there are no requirements for supplements to be licensed or registered and they don’t need a prescription. Why do people […]
By 2025 sales of vitamins and supplements are expected to reach a record £559 million – but do they work?There is a lot of debate about supplements. Some health professionals claim they are essential to make up for the fact that most of us aren’t eating enough fruit and veg. Others say that supplement pills
The story of a man who ended up needing a liver transplant after taking green tea capsules has brought the topic of dietary supplements back into the news. What are some of the dangers of supplements and what are the health benefits?