Vitamins & Supplements

FAQs

The vitamins that we require as toddlers and children differ from the types of vitamins men and women need at a later stage in life.

For example, children and toddlers require vitamins that support bone growth and cell division, such as Vitamins A, C and D.

While men and women approaching middle age need vitamins that help with menopause (for women)

It is essential for women to receive the right vitamins pre-pregnancy and during pregnancy, such as folic acid supplements.

To reduce the risk of problems in a baby’s development in the early weeks of pregnancy, it is recommended to take 400 micrograms of folic acid every day before conception and until you are 12 weeks pregnant.

These mienrals are the same used to keep our skin and bones healthy.

Zinc and biotin are scientifically proven to contribute towards the maintenance of normal hair. Why not check out our entire range of vitamins, minerals and natural supplements to support healthy hair 

Looking after our skin requires more than applying a moisturising cream using sunscreen.

Skin, nail and hair health can be improved through our diet, by measures such as drinking enough water and eating fruits and vegetables.

Vitamin A, C and iodine are said to help with maintaining healthy skin. 

We all have periods where we feel lethargic! Spending enough time in nature, eating healthy foods, getting the recommend hours of sleep can all help to boost energy.

A number of vitamins  can be bought to help with energy.

They play a vital role in energy yielding metabolism such as B vitamins especially vitamin B12

Your immune system is integral to our health and plays an important part always, especially in the winter months. Our immune system is impacted by many factors, such as our health, vaccinations and diet choices.

 

There is a growing body of research that points to the positive benefits of vitamins like vitamin C and zinc in supporting our immunity.

Most vitamins can be obtained from the foods we eat.  But to ensure that you get all the essential vitamins you need, you can also take multivitamin supplements.

Many multivitamin supplements are completed by other health building tools which include minerals such as zinc and iron through to good fats such as omega 3,6, and 9 fatty acids often found in plants, fatty fish and some meats.

If you are any doubt about whether a particular vitamin supplement is right for you, then consult your preferred medical professional for guidance.