Main reasons for the consumption of food supplements in France 2018

This statistic shows the ranking of the reasons why French consumers were taking food supplements in 2018. It appears that 38 percent of food supplements consumers did it for health reasons, while 35 percent of the respondents stated consuming dietary supplements in order to have a balanced diet.

Ranking of the purposes why French consumers take food supplements in 2018

Share of respondents
For health reasons38%
For a balanced diet (nutrition)35%
To stimulate the immune system34%
For cosmetic reasons (skin, tan, shiny nails...)17%
To lose weight16%
For sporting activities16%
To improve sleep quality15%
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Release date

October 2018



Survey time period

September 21-24, 2018

Number of respondents

269 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Food supplements French consumers

Supplementary notes

The results have been weighted to represent the entire population.

The source adds the following information: "Chiffres arrondis"

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