Vitamin D is good for bone health, as it metabolises calcium in your body. It’s also important in maintaining a strong immune system and brain function.
Deficiency in a vitamin or mineral like vitamin D, iron or essential fatty acids, can explain some health issues. Supplements could help ease symptoms. This beginner’s guide to the essential vitamins and minerals, from our resident nutritionist Maya Oakley, will help you navigate the science and explain what each supplement actually does.