This Sunday's blog is written by Dr Nina Bailey from Igennus. Nina is a leading expert in marine fatty acids and their role in health and disease. Here she discusses supplements and if they are absolutely necessary for maintaining your health and preventing disease.
Just eat food!
So what is the perfect diet?
Diet related disease
Some studies suggest that supplements like vitamins and antioxidant can be harmful, so are supplements actually safe?
Choosing the right supplement
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