Baby and You

3d vitamin B9 pill on spoon over white background

Jade Clark provides some insightful stats and facts on vitamins and supplementation

• 65% – estimated number of UK adults taking supplements1

• £421m Predicted UK market sales of vitamin and mineral supplements1

• VEGAN DIETS MAY BE AT RISK OF DEFICIENCY IN: Calcium, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Iron
Eat foods such as green leafy vegetables, nuts, pulses and fortified fat spreads and soya drinks.


1 in 4 women Almost half of girls aged 11 to 18 years Iron is needed to make red blood cells

1 kiwi fruit gives an adult their daily requirement (40 milligrams)5.Vitamin C is important for healthy cells and wound healing

1 Mintel (accessed 31/1/2017).
2 NICE, 2008 Maternal and child nutrition (PH11).
3 SACN Vitamin D and Health Report, 2016 Public Health England.
4 Public Health England (2016) National Diet and Nutrition Survey Results of years 5-6 combined of the rolling programme (2012/13- 2013/14).
5 Public Heatlh England (2015) McCance and Widdowson’s The Composition of Foods

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