Nutritionist urge people to focus on food instead of supplements
The majority of people these days take dietary supplements which include vitamins, minerals, herbals and botanicals, amino acids, enzymes, and many other products. Dietary supplements come in a variety of forms: traditional tablets, capsules, and powders, as well as drinks and energy bars.
Popular supplements include vitamins D and E; minerals like calcium and iron and herbs. But re-soundingly, nutritional experts say you should start by focusing on food. Know which foods provide which of your body’s nutritional needs, and then build your balanced meals with those items.
Speaking to Crooze FM, Kalyoma Sofia a Nutritionist at Kagando Hospital in Kasese District says supplements should be secondary to adopting an eating pattern that includes foods with good nutritional profiles.