You’ve probably heard (a lot) about protein supplements. After all, in the last few years, tons of tips and tricks on nutrition and supplements have invaded the internet, and so has the market.
If despite all the information available these days, you still feel confused and distracted, we understand perfectly. Information overload, especially in the area of health and nutrition, makes it extremely difficult to understand what information is valuable and what is a “total waste of money.”
The world of protein supplements is very complex. Considering that it is something that we ingest. Who watches them?
Difficult to establish
Sports nutrition manufacturers and capsule manufacturing companies are responsible for ensuring that their products are safe BEFORE they are marketed.
This means that different health systems are not authorized to review dietary supplement products for their safety and effectiveness before they are marketed.
This does not mean that they are bad or not beneficial, but it is something that can raise doubts.
If the dietary supplement contains a NEW ingredient, manufacturers must notify food control officers of that ingredient prior to marketing. However, the notification can only be reviewed by them (not approved) and only to determine its safety, and not its effectiveness.
Manufacturers must produce dietary supplements in a … Read the rest >>