|A dietary supplement is a product intended for ingestion that contains a "dietary ingredient" intended to add further nutritional value to the diet. A "dietary ingredient" may be one, or any combination, of the following substances: a vitamin. a mineral. Dietary supplements should not be used to treat any disease or as preventive healthcare. An exception to this recommendation is the appropriate use of vitamins. Dietary supplements are unnecessary if one eats a balanced diet.
High-impact journals are those considered to be highly influential in their respective fields. The impact factor of journal provides quantitative assessment tool for grading, evaluating, sorting and comparing journals of similar kind. It reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information. The impact factor of a journal is evaluated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.