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Dietary supplements directory

Dietary supplements are products aimed at providing nutrients that may not otherwise be consumed in sufficient quantities. Supplements may include vitamins, minerals, fibre, fatty acids and many more. Dietary supplements are popular in the UK. However, most people get all the vitamins and minerals they need from food sources and sun exposure. Supplements may be recommended at certain times for the elderly, pregnant women and children. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about dietary supplements and much more.

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Thumbnail: Omega-3 'doesn't stop brain decline'

Many older people take omega-3 supplements to help keep their brains sharp and avoid mental decline. However, new research hasn't found evidence to back this.

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Thumbnail: Supplements for health as you age

Some older people may be advised to take some nutritional supplements to help protect their health or correct any vitamin or nutritional deficiencies.

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