There are various reasons why athletes and bodybuilders may be interested in supplementation.
- Concern about getting adequate nutrients from our food supply.
- Suspicion of pharmaceuticals.
- Belief that diet alone will not achieve optimal nutrition
Supplements include the following:
- Amino Acids
The concerning thing about supplements is that anything classified as a dietary supplement is not required to meet any FDA or other standards! Think about that! there are no regulations in place that guarantee the safety or purity of something sold as a supplement.