Supplements

The Good and Bad

Definition of Supplements

Nutritional supplements include vitamins, minerals, herbs, meal supplements, sports nutrition products, natural food supplements, and other related products used to boost the nutritional content of the diet.

Short Term Effects

- Weight loss short term

- Accelerated hair growth (on the scalp)

- Increased muscle mass

- Improves energy levels

Long Term Effects

-Weight Loss long term

-Fixed deficiency

-Increased sugar cravings

Examples

-Protein Powder

Designed to help build muscles typically after a workout

-Fish Oil

Omega-3 designed to support bone, muscle, and teeth health

-HGH

Human Growth Hormone. Injected to support muscle growth

-Acai

Derived from the acai berry, a supplement primarily used for weight loss

Health Consequences

- Increased risk of prostate cancer

- Liver Damage

- Hair Loss

- Fatique

Say yes to vitamins, and no to drugs

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