Vitamins

Vitamins

Usage

Vitamin A Vitamin A has anti-oxidant properties, and helps to quench and neutralize high-reactive free radicals that our body produces. This prevents the free radicals from disrupting and tearing apart healthy cell structures. This process may reduce the risk of chronic illnesses and slow down the aging process.Vitamin A is also important in the formation of bones, teeth and soft tissue and mucous membranes, and also may protect against colds, flu and infections of the kidney, bladder, lungs and mucous membranes. It may also help to prevent night blindness and some skin disorders such as acne.Beta-carotene, which are found in fruits and vegetables such as apricots, carrots, pumpkins, papayas and broccoli, is converted to Vitamin A in the body.
Vitamin C Vitamin C also has anti-oxidant properties and is required for at least 300 hundred metabolic functions in the body.Also aids the production of anti-stress hormones and interferon, an important immune system protein.Food sources of vitamin C include broccoli, grapefruit, oranges, tomatoes, peppers and strawberries.
Vitamin D Aids absorption and utilization of calcium and phosphorus. Protects against muscle weakness and involved in the regulation of the heartbeat.Sunshine is an excellent source of Vitamin D3.
Vitamin E Vitamin E has anti-oxidant properties. It also plays a key role in the formation of red blood cells and in the maintenance of cell membranes.Food sources include eggs, cereal, green leafy vegetables, nuts, olive oil and whole grains.
Vitamin B1 Enhances circulation, assists in blood formation, carbohydrate metabolism and the production of hydrochloric acid, which is important for proper digestion known to optimise cognitive energy and brain function. It is needed for proper muscle tone. Antioxidant properties.Food sources include egg yolks, pork, poultry and whole grains.
Vitamin B2 Necessary for red blood cell formation, anti-body production, cell respiration, growth and energy production. May alleviate eye fatigue and important in the prevention and treatment of cataracts. Aids in metabolism.Food sources include cheese, egg yolks, meet, milk, poultry and whole grains.
Vitamin B3 Needed for proper circulation and healthy skin. Aids in the functioning of the nervous system, metabolism, and production of hydrochloric acid. Involved in the normal secretion of bile and stomach fluids and synthesis of sex hormones. May lower cholesterol and improve circulation.Food sources include broccoli, carrots, cheese, eggs, fish, milk and nuts.
Vitamin B6 Necessary for the production of hydrochloric acid and the absorption of fats and protein. Maintains sodium and potassium balance and promotes red blood cell formation. Required by the nervous system and needed for normal brain function and for the synthesis of nucleic acids RNA and DNA. Activates many enzymes and aids in absorption of B12, in immune system function and in anti-body production.Food sources include chicken, carrots, eggs, fish, spinach and nuts.
Folate Needed for energy production and formation of red blood cells. Strengthens immunity by aiding in the proper formation and functioning of white blood cells.Food sources include barley, beef, cheese, chicken, milk and green leafy vegetables.
Vitamin B12 Aids folic acid in regulating the formulation of red blood cells and helps in the utilization of iron. Required for proper digestion, absorption of foods and metabolism. Aids in cell formation and cellular longevity.Food sources include liver, milk, diary products and seafood.