What nutritional supplements do men need daily?

Men generally tend to care more about their cars than their bodies. Some men spend more than their car really needs on high octane gas and special fuel additives. Does the body benefit from similar attention? While most men don’t pay enough attention to what they eat and drink, others overdo the supplements. Simple advice for the human ride:
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Eat five fruits and veggies daily
  • Take a cheap multivitamin
If you feel the need to add “STP,” try fish oil capsules and flaxseed powder.

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Dietary Supplements

Whether you're visiting the drug store, grocery or natural food shop you'll likely find an aisle where there are jars and bottles of things for you to put in your body that are neither foods nor medicines. Ranging from vitamins an...

d minerals to fiber and herbal remedies, these supplements are not regulated in the same way as either food or medicine. Some of them are backed by solid research, others are folk remedies or proprietary cures. If your diet does not include enough of certain vitamins or minerals, a supplement may be a good idea. Natural treatment for conditions like constipation may be effective. But because these substances are unregulated, it is always a good idea to educate yourself about the products and to use common sense when taking them. This is even more true if you are pregnant or taking a medicine that may be affected by supplements.

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.