Dietary Supplement refers to any substance that is consumed orally with the purpose of supplementing the normal diet.
|Arguments in favor of||Arguments opposing|
|It is consumed by people.|
|By providing the substances needed by body, dietary supplements can help to improve human health.||Unwanted substances or excessive dose of particular substances in dietary supplements may pose risks to human health.|
|It supplements the normal diet.|
|Dietary supplements can help to provide the minerals and vitamins missing from one's diet.||Dietary supplements may reduce the ability of digestion system to extract minerals and vitamines from regular diet.|