Vitamins and Minerals . . .

Vitamins and Minerals . . .

Did You Know At Least 31% of The U.S. Population Has A vitamin Deficiency?


Why Does This Matter? Take a look at each item on the list and the effect it has on your health and wellness. It matters! Not having the right balance can be very impactful. But how much should you get in your diet or supplements? Believe it or not, your genetics play a role in absorption, and knowing how you metabolize what's in your diet is important.



  • Vitamin A:
    • Supports healthy vision and eye function.
    • Essential for proper immune system function.
    • Aids in skin health and cell growth.
    • Important for reproductive health.
    • Plays a role in healthy bone development 
  • Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine):
    • Crucial for normal brain development and function.
    • Helps the body make the hormones serotonin (which regulates mood) and norepinephrine (which helps your body cope with stress).
    • Important for maintaining normal levels of homocysteine, associated with heart health.
    • Assists in the production of hemoglobin, which carries oxygen in the blood.
  • Vitamin B9 (Folate/Folic Acid):
    • Vital for new cell creation, important during periods of rapid growth such as pregnancy and infancy.
    • Helps prevent brain and spine birth defects when taken during pregnancy.
    • Supports heart health by helping to regulate homocysteine levels.
    • May reduce the risk of certain cancers and mental health conditions like depression.
  • Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin):
    • Essential for red blood cell formation, which prevents anemia.
    • Supports bone health and may prevent osteoporosis.
    • Important for brain health, contributing to the prevention of brain atrophy and dementia.
    • Plays a role in the production of serotonin, affecting mood and stress levels.
  • Vitamin C:
    • A potent antioxidant that helps protect cells from damage.
    • Essential for the growth, development, and repair of all body tissues.
    • Important for collagen production, which is vital for skin, bone, and joint health.
    • Enhances the absorption of iron from plant-based foods and supports the immune system.
  • Vitamin D:
    • Crucial for bone health as it helps the body absorb calcium.
    • Plays a role in immune system function.
    • May help protect against a range of conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and multiple sclerosis.
    • Associated with mood regulation and reducing the risk of depression.
  • Vitamin E:
    • Acts as an antioxidant, protecting cells from damage.
    • Supports immune function.
    • Important for skin health, helping to maintain its integrity and appearance.
    • May help prevent coronary heart disease.
    • Plays a role in cellular signaling and metabolism 



  • Calcium:
    • Essential for strong bones and teeth.
    • Plays a crucial role in muscle function, nerve signaling, and heart health.
    • Involved in blood clotting processes.
  • Copper:
    • Important for iron metabolism and the formation of red blood cells.
    • Plays a role in maintaining healthy bones, blood vessels, nerves, and immune function.
    • Acts as an antioxidant, helping to reduce damage from free radicals.
  • Iron:
    • Crucial for the formation of hemoglobin, which carries oxygen in the blood.
    • Supports energy production and metabolism.
    • Essential for growth and development.
    • Plays a role in immune function and cognitive development.
  • Magnesium:
    • Involved in over 300 biochemical reactions in the body.
    • Important for muscle and nerve function, including heart rhythm.
    • Helps regulate blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
    • Supports bone health and energy production.
  • Phosphorus:
    • Vital for the formation of bones and teeth.
    • Important in how the body uses carbohydrates and fats.
    • Needed for the body to make protein for the growth, maintenance, and repair of cells and tissues.
    • Plays a role in the production of ATP, a molecule the body uses for energy.
  • Selenium:
    • Acts as a powerful antioxidant, protecting cells from damage.
    • Important for thyroid health and hormone production.
    • Supports immune system function.
    • May play a role in reducing the risk of certain cancers.
  • Zinc:
    • Vital for immune system function.
    • Plays a role in cell division, cell growth, wound healing, and the breakdown of carbohydrates.
    • Essential for the senses of taste and smell.
    • Important for skin health and maintaining a healthy inflammatory response.

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