Some Diet Supplements poses a great threat to health

Some Diet Supplements poses a great threat to health

Researchers linked diet supplements with various diseases such as cancer, coma, kidney, liver damage, heart problems and death.

People usually take pills and powders as a part of their diet and exercise regimen or for sexual enhancement.

The research group of Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database identified 12 ingredients in these diet supplements, which are aconite, bitter orange, chaparral, colloidal silver, coltsfoot, comfrey, country mallow, germanium, greater celandine, kava, lobelia, and yohimbe.

It has been reported that some of the ingredients have already warned by FDA.

But, it is disbelief of consumers that supplements are not harmful and therefore consume the pills to increase performance in the bedroom, slimming down or boost their athletic ability.

The situation became worse as FDA did not inspect Chinese factories raw material for supplements originate.

Different ingredients are responsible for different diseases:

Aconite used for joint pain and inflammation, but, it is linked with heart rhythm disorders, respiratory system paralysis, and death.

Comfrey, used for cough, heavy menstrual periods, chest pain, and cancer, but it is linked to liver damage and cancer.

Similarly other ingredients have an adverse affect and it has been advised that consumers should consult their doctors before taking any supplements.


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