Taking a daily multivitamin can help fill nutrition gaps and promote overall wellness. A vitamin isn’t a substitute for choosing healthy foods, but it is an insurance policy that you are getting the nutrients you need even on your busiest days. Vitamins can be purchased without a prescription (over the counter). Folic Acid is in most multivitamins.
This Multivitamin Guide breaks down what specific vitamins and nutrients do for different parts of your body. You might also consider using this Supplement Guides. A note – the content in the website is a bit complicated.
Don’t like pills? Don’t sweat it. Many companies also produce gummy multivitamins for adults. One review called the “Best Gummy Vitamins of 2020” provides options to consider if someone is uncomfortable swallowing pills.
The FDA also reports on the importance of taking vitamins, including a daily multivitamin. With so many options to choose from, talk with your doctor about potential deficiencies and what vitamin may support you best.