Your guide to vitamins and minerals
This vitamin and mineral counter section will give you vital information about the vitamins and minerals you need to life a healthy and active life. There is a helpful introduction to give an overview about the types of vitamins and minerals how recommended daily amounts are calculated and when supplements may be necassary.
Listings are also given for each vitamin and major mineral with advice on good food sources for each. It also contains helpful tips on how to ensure the food you eat supplies you with all the vitamins and minerals you need. This is especially important if you are following a restrictive diet.
Fat soluble minerals
Information on fat soluble vitamins these include vitamins A, D, E, and K.
Water soluble vitamins
Information on water soluble vitamins these include vitamin C and the B goup vitamins.
Information on the major minerals these include calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and sulphur
Information on the trace vitamins these include iron, copper, zinc, selenium, and sulphur