Vitamin D

Vitamin D is now a familiar recommendation for all age groups. You can get this vitamin from sun exposure, and can be found in fortified milk, egg yolks and some fish.

A range of factors that can lead to Vitamin D deficiency, including being overweight or absorbing too little sun. Supplements can decrease your chances of getting illnesses such as the flu, as well as to help combat brittle bones and high blood pressure.

CoQ10

Coenzyme Q10 assists with heart health. Many people who have a CoQ10 deficiency are at risk of high blood pressure, chest pain and heart failure. CoQ10 can help counteract some of the risks. The supplement is also recommended for people suffering from low energy and migraines. Depending on your body type, age, and health needs, your doctor will recommend a specific dosage.

Probiotics

To put it delicately, probiotics help “keep things moving” in your digestive tract, preventing both diarrhea and constipation. Probiotics are found in fermented foods like yogurt. Along with boosting digestion, probiotic supplements can fight ailments caused by “bad” bacteria, like the common flu and cold, yeast infections and stomach viruses.

Of course, these specific supplements might not be right for your specific health situation. Other commonly-recommended supplements include niacin, zinc and fish oil.

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