Dietary supplements and disease prevention — a global overview

  title={Dietary supplements and disease prevention — a global overview},
  author={S. Rautiainen and J. Manson and A. Lichtenstein and H. Sesso},
  journal={Nature Reviews Endocrinology},
  • S. Rautiainen, J. Manson, +1 author H. Sesso
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Endocrinology
  • Dietary supplements are widely used and offer the potential to improve health if appropriately targeted to those in need. Inadequate nutrition and micronutrient deficiencies are prevalent conditions that adversely affect global health. Although improvements in diet quality are essential to address these issues, dietary supplements and/or food fortification could help meet requirements for individuals at risk of deficiencies. For example, supplementation with vitamin A and iron in developing… CONTINUE READING
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