Nutrient Glossary

Vitamin A: supports the immune and inflammatory system by helping release helpful antibodies

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin): supports energy production and the nervous system

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin): supports energy production, fat metabolism and iron metabolism

Vitamin B3 (Niacin): supports energy production and antioxidant protection

Vitamin B6: supports synthesis of neurotransmitters, liver detoxification and carbohydrate metabolism

Vitamin B12: supports production of red blood cells, DNA production, and the brain and nervous system

Vitamin C: supports the body’s absorption of iron, collagen production, the creation of neurotransmitters, and the production of hormones including serotonin

Calcium: supports bone health, as well as muscle and nerve function

Copper: supports antioxidant enzymes, collagen production, iron absorption, and cholesterol balance

Vitamin D: supports bone health, helps regulate blood sugar, and the immune system, and is also associated with lower levels of depression

Vitamin E: a group of eight antioxidants that, among other things, can improve cardiovascular health by protecting LDL (bad) cholesterol from free radical damage

Fiber: helps control blood cholesterol levels, helps aid digestion, improved blood sugar control and colon health

Folate: associated with nervous system support, lower cardiovascular disease risk, and improved reproductive health, particularly fetal development

Iron: supports oxygen transportation and energy production

Vitamin K: supports healthy blood clotting and bone health

Magnesium: supports bone integrity, promotes energy production, supports the nervous system (low levels of magnesium are associated with depression), helps control blood sugar, helps control inflammation

Manganese: supports bone health, enzymes that assist in blood sugar control, and collagen production

Potassium: supports normal blood pressure and healthy kidney function

Protein: supports connective tissue health, helps regulate blood sugar, and potentially protects against inflammatory disease

Selenium: supports antioxidant enzymes and normal thyroid function

Zinc: supports immune functions and skin health, including acne and canker sores

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