Most people are aware that the popularity of various liquid nutritional supplements being sold in natural health stores these days has increased in recent years. Most manufactures claim that these substances are easier to absorb than tablets that are taken orally. There are some that say their supplement is capable of being completely absorbed by the body.
Consumers should never accept any such claims made by a manufacturer without doing further independent research. Exaggerated statements are often made in an attempt to increase sales. It is up to the individual to make sure that they do not get misled into taking something that is far less helpful than the manufacturer claims.
In general, supplements in liquid form are easier to take and faster to act than pills or tablets. Tablets may be slow to metabolize and several doses per day may be required. Liquid mineral supplements will be quickly absorbed and start to take effect right away. In most cases a single daily dose is all the body needs.
The liquid vitamin supplement market has exploded as people with hectic schedules find less and less time to prepare and eat a nutritional diet. These supplements can replace some of those nutrients but the user must be aware of any side effects that may occur with their use.
The consumer needs to know that these liquid supplements are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration or any other official group. This means that there are no rules that dictate what must be included on the ingredient label and any claims made by the manufacturer are not verified in any official way. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether a particular liquid dietary supplement is right for their specific situation. The best advice is to consult with a physician before taking any of these substances.
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