Nutritional Needs: Management

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Managing Nutritional Needs

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

A Nutritious Diet

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A nutritious diet

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

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

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

Dietary Supplements

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Dietary Supplements bridge nutrient gaps

Many health organizations, including the Endocrine Society2 and the World Health Organization3, 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 supplement that is life-stage and gender-specific in partnership with a healthy eating plan4 to help guard against nutrient insufficiency.

Multiple studies5,6,7 have identified that multivitamin use increases nutrient status and decreases risk for vitamin and mineral deficiencies.

Centrum Product Range*

Centrum Multivitamins*

Centrum offers an expert-designed portfolio of multivitamins with essential vitamins and minerals to support health. Centrum products are age- and gender-specific to help health care professionals better personalize recommendations for their patients. In providing a more customized approach to wellness, Centrum helps patients optimize the benefits of taking a multivitamin.

Centrum Men and Women is a daily multivitamin with key micronutrients to help support daily energy levels, normal immune function, and overall health. Nutrient needs evolve during the lifecycle and start to differ for males and females with time. 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, folic acid and zinc, selenium, copper, and iron.

Centrum is backed by 40 years of nutritional science and is the most clinically studied multivitamin brand in the world.8

*Product formulations and claims vary per market.

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 recognise 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 Men

Centrum Men Multivitamin

A daily Multivitamin to meet modern-day nutritional needs of Indian men.

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Centrum Adults 50+

Centrum Adults 50+

A daily multivitamin to meet nutritional needs of adults 50 years of age and older.

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Centrum Women

Centrum Women

A daily multivitamin tailored to meet nutritional needs of modern-day Indian women.

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