Following a sensible diet is a cornerstone of good health. Find out how much you know about healthy eating by taking this quiz, based on information from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).
Vitamins are not a source of energy (calories), but instead help with the metabolic processes in the body. Including a variety of foods in your daily diet is the best way to get the vitamins you need. A vitamin and mineral supplement may be a good idea, the AND says, when:
Talk with your healthcare provider about whether you might need a supplement.