You may have watched the recent Horizon programme that investigated whether supplements are unnecessary or even dangerous. In fact, there's plenty of evidence to the contrary that very much supports the use of supplements. However, supplements can potentially be unsafe if you

Apparently 27 million adults take supplements, so clearly many people feel they are important and effective for improving health. However, the consumption of additional nutrients in the form of supplements is often dismissed as a waste of money by doctors

This content by Vanessa May was included in Natural Health Magazine, December 2014   • Complex carbohydrates Interestingly, people with SAD (seasonal affective disorder) apparently process sugar differently in winter compared with summer. Cravings for refined carbs, such as bread, cakes and biscuits,