These are Over the counter(OTC) health care items like vitamins, Food Supplements and beauty care products which you can buy online after consulting your nutritional expert.
What is Vitamins and Food Supplements?
Vitamins and food supplements generally used to fill the nutritional gap in diet. It help to boost energy, improve performance, mange stress, and reduce wrinkles on skin. These products are used to provide essential substances that are not taken in regular diet or due to deficiencies caused by illness, digestive disorders, pregnancy, poor nutrition, certain medications, and many other post surgical conditions.
Are they really help?
No single food can provide all the nutritional requirement of body and the restrictive diet style can be challeneging specially for vegetarian. Simple example is vitamin B-12 which are naturally found in animal food. So if you are vegetarian then you must get this tested for kind of deficiency related to this. More information you can find here. Numerous studies have shown the health benefits and effectiveness of adding missing nutrients in the diet but it is always strongly advisable to consult your family doctor first. An overdose of vitamins A, D, E, or K can cause serious life-threatening side effects if taken in large doses.
How to Buy OTC Vitamins and food supplements online?
1. There is very little difference between medicine and nutritional supplements. All ingredient in food supplement are organic compount and fall in to category of both medicines as well as in food supplements. So never try to buy vitamins and food supplements online without proper prescription. If you can afford costly food supplements then equally you can pay nominal consulting fee to your physician.
2. In most of case with proper regular diet mangement these product can be avoided. Your physician is best person to guide you. Supplements are not designed to replace your regular food. Please read this useful link from Mayo Clinic.
3. Buy vitamins and food supplements which are approved from Foods Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), GMP Certified or by any other regulatory norms. Law which regulate manufacturing and selling these product in India are governed by Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 and Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940.