Vitamins and Minerals


Dietary reference Values

During the 1990's and 2000's expert commitees first in the United Kindom (UK) (Coma; 1991; 1994; 1998; and the European Union (EU) (Scientific Committee on food, 1993) and then North America (Instistute of Medicine (IOM) Click 'Read more'

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Vitamin K

Vitamin K is needed for blood clotting, which means it helps wounds heal properly. Vitamin K helps keep your Press 'Read More'

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Iron

How much iron do I need? The amount of iron you need is: - 8.7mg a day for men over 18 - 14.8mg a day for women aged 19 to 50 - 8.7mg a day for women over 50, click 'Read More'

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Vitamin C

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, has several important functions. These include: helping to protect cells and keeps them healthy maintaining healthy skin, blood vessels, bones and cartilage, click 'Read More'

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Vitamin A

How much vitamin A do I need? The amount of vitamin A adults aged 19 to 64 need is: 0.7mg a day for men, 0.6mg a day for women You should be able to get all the vitamin A you need from your diet. click 'Read More'

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Vitamin D

Babies up to the age of 1 year need 8.5 to 10 micrograms of vitamin D a day.A microgram is 1,000 times smaller than a milligram (mg). The word microgram is sometimes written with the Greek symbol μ followed by the letter g (μg). click 'Read More'

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Iodine

.Adults need 0.14mg of iodine a day. Most people should be able to get all the iodine they need by eating a varied and balanced diet.click 'Read More'

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Calcium

Adults aged 19 to 64 need 700mg of calcium a day. You should be able to get all the calcium you need from your daily diet. click 'Read More'

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Vitamin E

Vitamin E helps maintain healthy skin and eyes, and strengthen the body's natural defence against illness and Press 'Read More'.

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