Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 24, 2013
Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on a new study out of the U.S. finding supplement users are more likely to be healthy.
As Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin (http://www.doctorshealthpress.com/food-and-nutrition-articles/the-five-top-reasons-people-take-supplements) notes, according to U.S. researchers, people who regularly take supplements are more likely to report very good or excellent health, have health insurance, use alcohol moderately, avoid cigarette smoking, and exercise more frequently than nonusers.
As the article “The Five Top Reasons People Take Supplements” reports, dietary supplements are used by more than half of adults, although the reasons motivating this use have not been previously examined across the nation—until now.
The Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin article states that U.S. researchers just completed a study in which they analyzed people’s motivations for taking dietary supplements. They then reported on the types of products used and examined the role of physicians and health care practitioners in guiding choices about dietary supplements. To do this, they collected data from adults enrolled in the 2007–2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
As the article notes, while the study doesn’t specifically say if supplement use does indeed boost bone health, or joint health, or eye health, it does seem to suggest that the overall health of supplement users seems to be pretty high. Offering a snapshot of the average supplement user’s lifestyle, the article lists the study’s findings:
(SOURCE: Bailey, R.L., et al., “Why US Adults Use Dietary Supplements,” JAMA Intern Med. February 4, 2013: 1–7.)
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