A recent survey of medical professionals published in the Nutrition Journal revealed that between 60% and 75% of American physicians use and recommend dietary supplements to their patients. That percentage mirrors supplement use in the general population. The findings are consistent with a 2007 study which found that approximately 72% of physicians used dietary supplements with 79% recommending them to patients.

True Strength Moment: The nutritional needs of very active adults exceed those of less active individuals. That’s why smart competitors use supplemental protein to support exercise recovery and take a high-potency multivitamin as insurance for micronutrient needs.

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