What to look for in vitamins as you age

Multivitamin contain important vitamins and minerals. / Sean Streicher

As we age our bodies need different nutrients to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

In the Facebook story of the day you wanted to know what vitamins would be most beneficial for someone over forty.

While nutrition needs vary from person to person, both male and females should look for a multivitamin high in Calcium and Vitamin D, which helps with bone support.

Fish oil is also beneficial and helps improve cholesterol and brain function.

Not everyone gets the nutrients in their body from the foods they eat, so taking a multivitamin makes sure your body is getting important vitamins and minerals.

If your planning on taking a new vitamin it's important to consult a doctor to find out what supplement would be best for you.