Is vitamin D really that important? True and false with Dale Pinnock

Is vitamin d really important?

Are you taking the appropriate supplements? With so many vitamins available, it can be difficult to know which are right for you. Fortunately, our Nutrition Expert Dale Pinnock (also known as The Medicinal Chef), is here to assist. With Dale’s exclusive myth-busting video, you can learn the truth about your favourite vitamins and supplements.

Watch the video below to discover the truth about chocolate or read on for a roundup of insightful takeaways from Dale’s ‘True or False?’ reveals.

The must-have vitamin for everyone

Think vitamin D is only necessary during the winter months? Think again! Vitamin D regulates a wide range of bodily functions, from immunity to nerve function and beyond. So, you really can’t go wrong with taking this sunshine supplement year-round – especially if, where you are, sunny days are few and far between.

Supplements can help boost your energy

The right supplements can provide you with a much-needed energy boost, but this is dependent on whether you eat a healthy, well-balanced diet. If you aren’t, you won’t be able to reap the full benefits of what you’re taking.

Say yes to (the right) chocolate

Chocolate lovers, rejoice; chocolate isn’t bad for you, especially if you choose the darker varieties (80-90%). Dark chocolate is said to be high in nutrients and minerals and therefore can actually benefit you, so don’t be afraid to incorporate this delicious treat into your diet.

Read more from Dale and Nature’s Truth’s expert panel here.

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