THERE is a growing trend to consume health and nutritional supplements to maintain health and general wellbeing. For a person who has never taken health supplements before, it’s not uncommon to be confused by the wide range and variety of health products available on the shelves in a pharmacy or Chinese medical hall.
To add to the bewilderment, sales promoters will extol the virtues of their respective products, rendering the decision making process even more complicated. So how do we choose the right health supplements for ourselves? Before we answer the question, we need to clarify some misconceptions and confusion regarding the quality of health and nutritional supplements.