Where to Get Calcium and Vitamin D for Lactose-Intolerant People

It is common knowledge that dairy products are great for supporting bone health, thanks to their high levels of calcium and vitamin D. Calcium helps strengthen bones, support heart, muscle and nerve functions and prevent osteoporosis, while vitamin D assists in calcium absorption and reduces the risk of musculoskeletal conditions as well as multiple sclerosis … Continue reading “Where to Get Calcium and Vitamin D for Lactose-Intolerant People”

Health Check: Can Vitamins Supplement A Poor Diet?

Tim Crowe, Deakin University Vitamins and minerals are essential for keeping us in good health. While eating a varied diet should give us all the nutrients we need, recent diet and health surveys show the typical Australian diet is far from varied – or even close to what is considered a healthy diet. To the … Continue reading “Health Check: Can Vitamins Supplement A Poor Diet?”