Nutritional or dietary supplements give you a way to make sure your body has what it needs no matter what. We think that you should try to get the majority of your nutrition through whole foods, but often that is not possible, for example: it is impossible to get the same amount of Vitamin D from diet as you would from fifteen minutes of summertime sun from your diet. So you must supplement Vitamin D. For most people one 5000 I.U. capsule of Vitamin D a day will promote optimal health.
We have written several articles on the value or lack of value of certain supplements. The most recent are below: