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Table 3 Prevalence of use of nonvitamin, nonmineral supplements

From: Prevalence of nonvitamin, nonmineral supplement usage among students in a Turkish university

  Total
n(%)
308(100.0)
Echinacea 119(38.6)
Ginseng 112(36.4)
Gingko biloba 101(32.8)
Protein powder and or Amino acids 89(28.9)
Fish oil 84(27.3)
Bee pollen 78(25.3)
Garlic 64(20.8)
Green Tea 61(19.8)
Bee pollen 57(18.5)
St. John's wort 51(16.5)
Ginger 47(15.2)
Creatine 45(14.6)
Aloe 27 (8.7)
Lecithin 25 (8.1)
Flax 21 (6.8)
Chestnut seed 19 (6.2)
Valerian 16 (5.2)
Burdock root 15 (4.9)
Coenzyme Q 15 (4.9)
Goldenseal 12 (3.9)
Cranberry 11 (3.6)
Guarana 9 (2.9)
Chamomile tea 8 (2.6)
Sam-E 7 (2.3)
Kava kava 7 (2.3)
Melatonin 6 (1.9)
Dong Quai 4 (1.3)
Angelica 3 (0.9)
Cayenne 2 (0.6)
Borage 2 (0.6)
Astragalus 1 (0.3)
Evening primrose 1 (0.3)
  1. The percentages total to more than 100% because some respondents reported taking more than one NVNM supplement