Iron is required to help prevent iron deficiency, known as anaemia.
Iron requirements are high for females who are menstruating, and therefore at greater risk of anaemia.
These help to release energy from food.
The B vitamin known as folate is required to make red blood cells.
It is recommended that we take no more than 6g of sodium per day.
Adults are at greater risk of developing CVD and high blood pressure if they consume too much sodium.
Calcium is required:
Vitamin D aids the absorption of calcium into bones and teeth.