Award-winning journalist Siski Green has been writing health news and features for Saga magazine for more than ten years, as well as for other consumer magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Men's Health and GQ. She lives in Chile where she leads a healthy life, exercising regularly, and eating lots of fresh fruit and vegetables. The only piece of health advice she ignores is to drink green tea. It's Earl Grey or nothing!
Iodine is important for producing hormones and producing energy from fat
Iron is a mineral we all need to be healthy.
Glucosamine is a natural compound found in healthy cartilage.
Copper is an essential trace mineral which we can get from whole grains, seafood, liver, pulses, nuts and potatoes
Chromium is needed for healthy skin, bone and hair and can be found in a variety of vegetables as well as cheese, chicken, eggs and whole grains
Chondroitin draws fluid into the cartilage slowing its breakdown.
Calcium is important for bones and teeth, especially as we age.
Boron, found in fresh fruit, nuts, beans and leafy vegetables, helps the body use calcium
Biotin is found in a range of foods including cheese, legumes and nuts.