It’s pretty clear that less sugar-rush-inducing chocolate and more nutrient-rich fruit and vegetables are vital to keeping kids healthy. But there are two particular vitamins that stand out when it comes to helping their mini skeletons grow ‘big and strong’.
Zinc is essential for a healthy immune system, growth, wound healing, reproduction, fertility and sense of taste and smell. Having a zinc deficiency puts you at risk of infectious disease, immune function problems and DNA damage.
With a new study coming out every week disproving/proving the importance/unimportance of multivitamins, it's tough to know whether or not you need one.