Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin. All animals and plants are capable of producing it, except humans.
Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin found in two different forms in nature.
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, which as such can be stored in the body.
Vitamin E (also known as tocopherol) is fat-soluble and very common in nature.
Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin, very common in foodstuffs; however, 80% of it is produced directly by the body.
Vitamin B1 is the energy vitamin. It plays a key role in supplying bodily organs with energy.
Vitamin B2, also known as riboflavin, is a fat-soluble vitamin sensitive to air and light.
Vitamin B3 or PP (niacin) is a water-soluble vitamin very little of which is stored in the body, and must therefore be ingested every day through food.
Vitamin B5, also known as pantothenic acid, is a water-soluble heat-sensitive vitamin.
Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble vitamin that resists heat. It is in fact a name given to a series of three compounds.
Vitamin B8 is a water-soluble vitamin, also known as Vitamin H or biotin.
Vitamin B9 is a water-soluble vitamin, also known as Vitamin M or folic acid.
Vitamin B12 (cobalamine) is stored in the body, a rare phenomenon for a water-soluble vitamin.
Essential for our body, calcium keeps bones and teeth in good condition.
It plays an essential role in the production of energy It helps reduce fatigue and assists with normal nervous system function, being also involved in normal psychological functions such as concentration, reasoning and memory.
It works in the membranes of cells, helps keep bones and teeth in good condition, and is involved in the metabolism of energy.
Potassium helps maintain normal blood pressure as well as ensuring good nervous system and muscle function.
It is an element essential for life. It is particularly involved in hydration of the body, nervous system function and muscular contraction
Iron contributes to the normal function of red cells and haemoglobin, a molecule essential for transporting oxygen through the body.
Chromium is involved in the metabolism of macro-nutrients, which play a role in renewal of human body cells and help maintain normal blood sugar levels.
Iodine contributes to proper metabolism of energy and cognitive and nervous system function, as well as to proper thyroid hormone production and normal thyroid gland function.
Copper contributes to good nervous system and immune system function, and also helps protect cells against cellular ageing thanks to its antioxidant properties.
Manganese helps provide normal metabolism of energy, and also protects cells against cellular ageing. It also helps keep bones healthy and aids in the formation of connective tissue.
Selenium helps keep nails and hair in good health, protects cells against cellular ageing and helps maintain normal thyroid function.
Zinc is best known for its action on the skin, nails and hair, and for its antioxidant properties which help protect cells against cellular ageing.
Molybdenum is involved in the production of certain amino acids, which are the building blocks of proteins.