Nutritional supplements play an important part in the healing process, as well as prevention and health maintenance.

There are many companies out there that provide different supplemental products. The choice of a product should consider the availability of a research and advisory board to back up the specific product claims made by the relevant company.

Good sound research to back up product claims is important. It is also advisable to use a food state product, free of heavy metals, food colorants, preservatives, artificial sugars and genetically modified nutritional molecules.

It must take into consideration nutrient needs created by certain drugs and the influence of certain nutrients on the efficacy of medication and medicinal products.