In recent years, we have seen a growing awareness of the importance of good nutrition, through eating a diet based on locally sourced, organic and fresh produce to support the health of the whole family, from children to our elders.
It is recommended a minimum of 5-6 serves of vegetables and 2 serves of fruit for adults every day to maintain good health. Very few children or adults meet these recommendations, compromising nutritional intake and running the risk of nutritional deficiencies.
Deficiencies of some key micronutrients, such as Vitamin D and iodine, are emerging as significant public health problems. Subclinical deficiencies of zinc may affect growth and development in children, as well as immune function and connective tissue integrity in adults and the elderly.
The following groups may benefit from nutritional supplementation.
There are a host of different supplements available out there, which can be daunting, so come and speak to one of our qualified practitioner to find out what is best for you.