So many times when a particular nutrient shows promise with disease prevention, the diet supplement industry goes into full swing on hyping its benefits in the form of a pill, aka a diet supplement. The claims are often exaggerated and when put to the test (if ever) they fail to meet expectations.
What are the actual facts about these supplements? Do they really meet the claims that are promised? That is why nutrition research becomes important in order to sort out the facts from the fiction.