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Updated 16 September 2013

Should I supplement my diet?

A multivitamin-and-mineral supplement, providing 50%-150% of the daily recommended intake (DRI) per tablet, is recommended for vegetarians.

A multivitamin-and-mineral supplement, providing 50%-150% of the daily recommended intake (DRI) per tablet, is recommended for vegetarians.

Remember that South African maize meal, unsifted mielie meal, wheat flour and bread are fortified with vitamin A, thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), niacin, pyridoxine (vitamin B6), folic acid, iron and zinc. Take this into account when you choose a multi-vitamin to supplement your diet.

 
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