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Dietary Supplements by Amy A. Sunderman, B. Brian Haycock

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Chapter 3

Survey of the 20 Most Common Dietary Supplements—Specialty Supplements

Overview

This chapter reviews the varied classes and properties of specialty supplements. Specialty supplements are dietary supplement ingredients that do not neatly fit into other supplement categories. In this chapter, we review omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, probiotics, glucosamine, and chondroitin, and coenzyme Q10. The background, properties, and clinical trials involving each ingredient are discussed. The safety of each are also reviewed.

Introduction

Supplements that do not neatly fit into other supplement categories are called specialty supplements in the industry. Included in the list of the 20 most popular supplements are five supplements that fall into ...

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