Nutritional Needs: Management

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Managing Nutritional Needs

Several strategies exist to reduce nutritional shortfalls, optimize health and well-being, and lower the risk of diet-related conditions.

A Nutritious Diet

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A nutritious diet

A nutritious diet that includes recommended servings from all the food groups helps to satisfy macronutrient and micronutrient needs.1 However, even well-designed eating patterns sometimes may fail to achieve suggested intakes for a variety of vitamins and nutrients.2

The nutrients available in foods, naturally or through fortification, are beneficial to the body only when people consume them on a regular basis.1 In reality, few people are able to adhere to a nutritious diet plan either by choice or because of circumstances, increased nutrient needs, or both.3

Dietary Supplements

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Dietary Supplements bridge nutrient gaps

Many health organizations, including the Endocrine Society4 and the World Health Organization,1 recommend dietary supplements to help bridge nutrient gaps. Although multivitamins cannot bridge gaps in macronutrient intake, nearly all adults may benefit from regular consumption of a multivitamin and mineral supplement along with a healthy eating plan5 to help guard against nutrient insufficiency.

Multiple studies2,6,7 have identified that multivitamin use increases nutrient status and decreases risk for vitamin and mineral deficiencies.

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Centrum Multivitamin and Mineral Supplements

Centrum multivitamin and mineral supplements support health.8 Centrum products are age- and gender-specific to help health care professionals better personalize recommendations for their patients.

Centrum Forte Essentials - Adult is a multivitamin and mineral supplement with key micronutrients to help support energy metabolism, immune function, and overall health.8 Nutrient needs evolve during the lifecycle and start to differ for males and females with time.9 Centrum products designed specifically for men and for women over age 50 are tailored to their changing needs and help to deliver the vital micronutrients this age group needs, including vitamins A, C, D, B6, B12, C, folate and zinc, selenium, copper, and iron.8

Understanding Nutritional Health

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Find out about the causes of nutritional inadequacies and deficiencies.

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Explore an overview of how to recognize nutritional inadequacies and deficiencies and know when to refer patients.

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Overview of Nutritional Needs

Find out more about good nutrition related to overall health and wellness.

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The Centrum Range

Centrum Forte Essentials - Adult

Centrum Forte Essentials - Adult

A daily multivitamin and mineral supplement that helps bridge nutrient gaps.8

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Centrum Select Essentials - Adults 50+

Centrum Select Essentials - Adults 50+

Help meet the nutritional needs of adults 50 years of age and older.8

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Centrum Women 50+

Centrum Women 50+

Tailored for women 50 years and older.8

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