I’ve gotten this question twice in my life before. The question makes as much sense to me as me taking “supplements” does to the person asking the question.
Meaning, the question is faulty. I do not “believe” in supplements. To the contrary, I am convinced by the sum of my knowledge and available evidence that various substances are beneficial to my body, and consequently, my life, and some of those are best ingested in uncommon forms.
Truthfully, I make very little distinction between “food” and “supplements” at this point in my life, so long as I am convinced both are overwhelmingly beneficial – if not outright necessary – for the best and highest quality of life possible to me.
This means that when I scarf down dark chocolate, I am fully aware that there are compounds in the saturated fat difficult to find elsewhere, and as far as I am aware, those compounds are beneficial to my health.
This means that I purposefully eat at minimum 1 tablespoon of…