Vitamins & Minerals
Vitamins and minerals are nutrients your body needs in small amounts to work properly and stay healthy.
Most people should get all the nutrients they need by having a varied and balanced diet, although some people may need to take extra supplements.
Use the link below to find out what these vitamins & nutrients do, how much of them you need, how to ensure you get enough, and what the risks are if you take too much.
Vitamin D helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body.
These nutrients are needed to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy.
A lack of vitamin D can lead to bone deformities such as rickets in children, and bone pain caused by a condition called osteomalacia in adults.