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Dietary Supplements For Men: From Doses To Effects And Everything In-Between

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A supplement can mean a lot of different things depending on context so for the purposes of this article, I'd like to clarify the working definition we'll be using—"a substance taken to remedy the deficiencies in a person's diet." Pretty simple, right? Just like you'd get a second-job to supplement your income, sometimes you need a little extra something-something to supplement your diet. Problem is, there are SO many different varieties and brands out there boasting their positive results. How do you tell the companies looking to make a quick buck from those genuinely dedicated to bettering men's health? Well, it certainly can be an overwhelming process so we thought we'd lend a helping, healthy-hand!

Back to the definition of a supplement—the government takes it a little bit more seriously than we did in the previous paragraph, thankfully. As per The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act, approved by Congress in 1994, a dietary supplement is defined as a product that:

Simply speaking, if a supplement you go to purchase deviates from any or all of those 4 things, do not consume or purchase. By using this vitamin and supplement search engine center you can properly research any vitamin, supplement name or medical condition associated with a particular deficiency.

Calcium — 220 Count/$9.99

Effective For:

Vitamin D — 220 Count/$11.88

Effective For:

Fish Oil — 320 Count/$17.50

Effective For:

CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) — 60 Count/$15.26

Effective For:

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