Monday, February 4, 2008

Supplements Could Help Fill UK Nutritional Gap

04/02/2008 - A fifth of adults in the UK ignore nutritional guidelines when it comes to buying food, a survey has revealed, which could further open the door for dietary supplements.

According to the Health Food Manufacturers' Association (HFMA), some 38m adults mistakenly believe potatoes count as one of their "five-a-day" portions of fruit and vegetables.

The shocking statistics open up further potential for the use of supplements to help plug the nutritional blackhole.

HFMA nutritionist, Dr Marilyn Glenville said: "With only 15 per cent of women and 13 per cent of men eating the recommended five-a-day fruit and vegetables, it is important that people are trying to keep themselves in good health by using supplements on a daily basis."

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1 comment:

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