Think taking supplements will help you reach your athletic goals quicker? Think again, and learn why they’ll cost you more in the long run from TrueSport Ambassador and Olympic medalist Elizabeth Beisel.
This month, you’ve been learning about the dangers of taking dietary supplements. Have you ever heard the saying, “If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.”? Well, that is definitely true when it comes to dietary supplements. Taking supplements is like taking a shortcut that may end up hurting you in the long run. When you eat right you shouldn’t have to take supplements because your body gets all of the nutrients it needs from your food. Sometimes companies run ads that are targeted at kids, just like you. They try to make their products look really cool, but the reality is that supplements can contain harmful ingredients that may not even be listed on the label, which is definitely not cool.