Supplements are tablets, pills capsules or beverages that one may add to the diet to get more vitamins, minerals or other nutrients. Most healthy adults can satisfy their vitamin and mineral needs by following Canada’s Food Guide with some exceptions. Learn more.
Sports Supplements - Get the Facts
There are many sports supplements available on the market today. However, in most cases, good training, a healthy and balanced diet, and enough rest will help your performance more than any supplement.
Posted: Jun 10, 2016
Do I Need a Vitamin or Mineral Supplement?
Guidance on when a vitamin or mineral supplement is required for good health
Posted: Nov 12, 2013
Functions and Food Sources of Some Common Vitamins
An overview from vitamins A to K
Posted: Feb 6, 2013
How to Choose a Multivitamin
Includes guidance by sex and age on choosing a multivitamin and mineral supplement.
Posted: Apr 10, 2012
Functions and Food Sources of Some Common Minerals
Calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium and zinc
Posted: Nov 3, 2011