Title: Vitamins and Minerals: To Supplement or not?
Have you ever thought about how many vitamins and minerals are required in your daily diet? Can you obtain all the vitamins and minerals in your food or do you need to take a supplement? Perhaps you have asked yourself these questions before. In this discussion, you will be researching and sharing answers with your classmates on these topics and more.
Discuss the following in your initial post:
Under what circumstances might vitamin and/or mineral supplements be recommended?
Where can you find information on food and supplement labels regarding vitamin and mineral content?
Is it better for your health to consume vitamins/minerals in food or take a vitamin/mineral supplement? Explain your answer.
What would you tell parents regarding the use of vitamin/mineral supplements for children?