Vitamins and minerals are an essential part of life. You get the foods and vitamins you need from practicing the right dietary habits and supplementing your diet where needed. The following pertinent information about important vitamins and minerals can help you get started making sure you’re following the proper diet.
Minerals and vitamins often affect each other so it’s important to know how each nutrient is best absorbed by the body. For instance, iron cannot be absorbed if calcium is taken at the same time. So, do not eat or drink dairy products or take a calcium supplement or antacid within 30 minutes of taking an iron supplement. [Read more…]