Illustration by Doug Davis

Illustration by Doug Davis

Wheelers deal with a variety of common maladies — ranging from inflammatory pain to constipation — and often come to rely on prescription drugs or over-the-counter remedies. However, both of these approaches have drawbacks and dangers, some of which can be bypassed or mitigated with proper nutrition and/or supplements.

Perhaps the best advice comes from dieticians, who point to the importance of a healthy diet in the first place, so as to not need supplements, which can be a poor substitute for proper nutrition.

So rather than popping yet more pills, why not strive for a diet that provides as much necessary nourishment and needs as little supplementation as possible, as well as a lifestyle that emphasizes health and