Many people have health problems that can be improved with supplements. We also can help you find those supplements that will be beneficial for you. Here are some common supplement names, a brief description of the supplement, and links to related information:
Some vitamins can't be taken by mouth, or only by taking a capsule. This means they are used in capsules or powders. These are called fortified vitamins. There are many types of vitamins, some are good for you and some are bad for you. You can get enough of a particular type of vitamin by eating a good amount. Many vitamins are also sold as supplements. These are called vitamin pills. Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is a B vitamin. It is in green vegetables, fruits and some vegetables in a pill. Vitamin C can reduce your risk of getting a cold by more than 80% Vitamin D (cholecalciferol) is also known as "the sunshine vitamin." Vitamin D increases the number of white blood cells and helps with skin and hair health. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that can be found in many foods. It has been linked to cancer prevention and to a decrease in the risk of diabetes. Vitamin B-12 (cobalamin) is found in animal foods like chicken, red meat, fish, liver, liver pate, eggs, beans, nuts, and whole grains.