People over 50 need more of some vitamins and minerals than younger adults do. Your doctor or a dietitian can tell you whether you need to change your diet or take vitamins or minerals.
Review Date: January 29, 2013
NIH National Institute on Aging Information Center
Supplements can help you meet daily requirements for certain nutrients, but may also cause problems when combined with drugs and foods. Talk to your doctor or registered dietician about supplements that are right for you.
Review Date: July 11, 2014
FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition