Blog — healthy
According to the 2021 Observatory published by Synadiet, the National Union of Food Supplements, it is more than one in two French people consume food supplements And, for the majority, for less than a year. For more than 50% of followers, use rather occasional , in line with the seasons or particular periods of life (exams, periods of fatigue). But for some, the consumption endures throughout the year .
This recent craze for these vitamin supplements is also accompanied by unfounded beliefs.
Here is an overview of the 3 preconceived ideas about food supplements.
Lack of activity can harm your health
A large observational study (48,000 adults) published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) shows that inactive people were 2.3 times more likely than active people to be hospitalized following a Covid-19 infection, and 1.7 times more likely to enter intensive care.
Being inactive also increases the risk of dying by 2.5 times.
Physical inactivity is a bigger risk factor than obesity or smoking. Physical and/or sporting activities are essential to live better.
Nutricosmetics is a concept that brings together nutrition and cosmetics. It brings together all existing food supplements that meet the needs of consumers. It is linked to the concept of “holistic beauty”: a beauty that comes through our diet, our state of mind, our lifestyle, our daily life.
For several years our beauty routine was limited to the application of cosmetics to be applied to the surface of our body, to our skin, our hair, our nails... The question that then arose was that of effectiveness in depth. of this care that we are used to offering ourselves. Acting only on the upper layers and in a localized manner, do classic cosmetics really act as we would like, over time and in depth?