Many of the vitamins and nutrients our bodies need come from the foods we ingest. Unfortunately, even a healthy and balanced diet may not be enough to provide adequate quantities of key nutrients, which is why so many people add a daily vitamin supplement to their healthcare regimen.
How do you know what you should be adding? What can you reasonably get from natural food sources and which vitamins do you need more of? There are volumes that provide in-depth information about how to utilize and pair essential nutrients in your diet, but for the beginners, here is a basic guide to the vitamins that should be part of your diet.