Expert Advice: Are Food Supplements Healthy?
We might know enough about nutrition, but we blame our busy lives for not allowing us time for adequate attention to dietary intake and necessary foods. This is where we go wrong. We rely on easily available frozen meals and fast food. And when suddenly a health problem crops up, we start popping herbal or food supplements that we imagine to be beneficial to our health and fitness. But how safe are these food supplements? Do they have side effects? Dr. Simran Saini, Weight Loss Management Consultant at Fortis Hospital, answers all our food supplement queries and tells us how we may use them. *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images