vitamins:Sources and actions




VITAMIN


Vitamin A
Healthy eyes and skin, bone development and immune system


Vitamin D
Healthy bones and teeth and calcium absorption


Vitamin E
Heart and cellular health


Vitamin C
Immune system, cell membranes, connective tissue, and capillary strength


Folic Acid
Cardiovascular and prenatal health


Thiamin (B1)
Energy production and nerve function


Riboflavin (B2)
Energy production and nerve function


Niacin
Energy production, healthy skin and nerve function


Vitamin B6
Energy production, hormones, and red blood cells


Vitamin B12
Healthy function of cells and nervous system


Biotin
Energy production and healthy hair and nails


Pantothenic acid
Energy production, hormones, cellular metabolism


Inositol
Helps to provide structure to cell membranes


MINERALS

Calcium
Strong bones, nerves, tissues, muscles contraction


Iodine
Healthy thyroid function


Potassium
Blood pressure, energy production, regulates heartbeat and fluid balance


Iron
Recommanded only for specific needs,e.g, women in their childbearing years, people diagnosed by their health care provider to be anemic


Magnesium
Strong bones and muscles function, a cofactor in energy metabolism, regulates heartbeat


Copper
Cardiovascular and nervous systems


Zinc
Immune system, joints, and tissues


Manganese Muscle and nerve activity and energy production


Selenium
Cells and intracellular structures, the body’s antioxidant defense system, immune system, healthy heart


Chromium
Glucose levels and carbohydrate, protein, and fat metabolism


Molybdenum
Metabolism and cell function, body’s use of iron stores


OTHERS NUTRIENTS


Alpha lipoic acid
Healthy cells and energy production and enhances antioxidant function of vitamins C and E


Lycopene
Free radical protection, normal cell growth, cardiovascular health, and prostate health


Lutein esters
Free radical protection, normal cell growth and healthy eyes


Citrus bioflavonoid dehydrate
Free radical protection and normal cell growth, immune system, connective teissue and capillary strength, and hearth health


Dried kale
Free redical protection, protective enzymes, and normal cell growth


Alfalfa concentrate
Free radical protection and normal cell growth


Mixed tocopherols
Heart and cellular hearth


Apple extract powder
Free radical protection, normal cell growth, and heart health


Asparagus
Free radical protection, protective enzymes, and normal cell growth


Holy basil extract blend
Free radical protection and protective enzymes


Blueberry powder
Protection from cellular stress, free radical protection, normal cell growth and brain health


Grape extract
Protection from cellular stress, free radical protection, normal cell growth, heart health and skin health


Oregano powder extract
Protection from cellular stress, free radical protection and normal cell growth


Prune extract
Free radical protection


Rosemary extract
Free radical protection, protective liver enzymes, and normal cell growth


Broccoli dehydrate
Protective enzymes and normal cell growth


Cranberry extract
Free radical protection, normal cell growth, hearth health, and protection from cellular stress


Watercress concentrate
Protective enzymes


Parsley dehydrate
Free radical protection


Pomegranate extract
Free radical protection, protective liver enzymes, and heart health


Sage powder extract
Free radical protection and protective liver enzymes


Horseradish dehydrate
Protective liver enzymes and normal cell growth