Which vitamins do I need?

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  • Boost your vitamin intake and maintain a healthy diet with this simple guide

    The amount of vitamins you need depends on your age, health and lifestyle, and you should be able to get them easily through a healthy diet. Find out how to get what you need for a healthy diet with this simple guide.

    VITAMIN A

    What for? Good vision, healthy skin and gut
    Found in: Cheese, milk, leafy veg, citrus fruits, berries

    VITAMIN D

    What for? Bones, teeth, healthy heart and nervous system.
    Found in: Dairy products, oily fish and eggs.

    FOLATE (FOLACIN, FOLIC ACID)

    What for? DNA development and a strong immune system.
    Found in: Green leafy vegetables and pulses.

    VITAMIN E

    What for? Protects blood cells and body tissue from antioxidants.
    Found in: Green leafy veg, grain products, vegetable oils and nuts.

    VITAMIN K

    What for? Blood-clotting functions
    Found it: Green leafy veg, vegetable oils and nuts.

    VITAMIN B1 (THIAMIN)

    What for? Healthy nervous system and heart.
    Found in: Vegetables, fortified cereals and oatmeal.

    VITAMIN C

    What for? Healthy bone structure and blood vessels.
    Found in: Vegetables, citrus fruits and berries.

    VITAMIN B6 (PYRIDOXINE)

    What for? Healthy nervous system.
    Found in: Fish and seafood, meat and wholegrains.

    For the European Union’s guidelines on recommended daily allowance (RDA), click here.

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