Library

Vitamins and minerals are essential substances that our bodies need to develop and function normally.

Are you interested in more background information and scientific backup studies? The library can either be accessed via the vitamins/minerals on the top line or on the Functional Area of the left side line. Simply click on what is of your interest. Within the pop up window you can access further studies and background information. The green squares make reference to which multivitamin/mineral in particular has an impact on the correspondent functional area.

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Functioning AreaVitamin AVitamin CVitamin D3Vitamin EVitamin K1Thiamin (B1)Riboflavin (B2)Niacin (B3)Vit B6Folic Acid (B9)Vit B12Biotin
Body (Outside)
Skin####
Vision##
Bones##
Teeth#
Hair#
Nails
Metabolism of
Vitamin A
Body (Inside)
Muscle Function#
Mucous Membranes####
Connective Tissues
Absorption/Utilisation
of Calcium and
Phosphorus
#
Synthesis and
Metabolism
of Vitamin D
Proteins, Amino Acids
Collagen Formation
(for the normal
Function of
Blood Vessels,
Bones Cartilage, Gums,
Skin, Teeth)
#
Cysteine Synthesis#
Protein Synthesis
Sulphur Amino
Acid
Metabolism
Amino Acid
Synthesis
#
Digestion, Metabolism
Function of
Digestive
Enzymes
Macronutrient
Metabolism
#
Energy-Yielding
Metabolism
#######
Protein and
Glycogen
Metabolism
#
Lipid Metabolism
Carbohydrate,
Fatty Acids,
Acid-Base Metabolism
Mind and Mood
Cognitive Function
Mental
Performance
Reduction of
Tiredness
and Fatigue
#####
Psychological Function#######
Synthesis and
Metabolism
of Some
Neurotransmitters
Nervous
System
#######
Blood Health
Blood Clotting#
Fromation of
Red Blood
Cells and Haemoglobin
###
Blood Formation#
Iron Transport
in The Body
Iron Metabolism##
Iron Absorption
Increasing
#
Hormonal Health and Fertility
Regulation of
Hormonal
Activity
#
Fertility and
Reproduction
Testosterone
Levels
in The Blood
Spermatogenesis
(for male)
Maternal Tissue
Growth
During Pregnancy
#
Production of
Thyroid
Hormones and Thyroid
Function
Synthesis and
Metabolism
of Steroid Hormones
Immune System and
Cell Functions
Function of The
Immune System
######
Protection of
Cells
from Oxidative
Stress
##
Regeneration of
The Reduced
form of Vitamin E
#
DNA Synthesis
Cell Division
and/or
Specialisation
####
Cardiovascular
System,
Internal Organs,
Blood Glucose
Function of
The Heart
#
Homocysteine
Metabolism
###
Blood Calcium
Levels
#
Oxygen Transport
in The Body
Maintenance of
Normal Blood
Glucose Levels
Liver Function
Electrolyte Balance
Functioning AreaPantothenic AcidCalciumIronIodineMagnesiumZincSeleniumCopperManganeseMolybdenumChromiumCholine
Body (Outside)
Skin##
Vision#
Bones####
Teeth##
Hair###
Nails##
Metabolism of
Vitamin A
#
Body (Inside)
Muscle Function##
Mucous Membranes
Connective Tissues##
Absorption/Utilisation
of Calcium and
Phosphorus
Synthesis and
Metabolism
of Vitamin D
#
Proteins, Amino Acids
Collagen Formation
(for the normal
Function of
Blood Vessels,
Bones Cartilage, Gums,
Skin, Teeth)
Cysteine Synthesis
Protein Synthesis##
Sulphur Amino
Acid
Metabolism
#
Amino Acid
Synthesis
Digestion, Metabolism
Function of
Digestive
Enzymes
#
Macronutrient
Metabolism
##
Energy-Yielding
Metabolism
#######
Protein and
Glycogen
Metabolism
Lipid Metabolism#
Carbohydrate,
Fatty Acids,
Acid-Base Metabolism
#
Mind and Mood
Cognitive Function###
Mental
Performance
#
Reduction of
Tiredness
and Fatigue
###
Psychological Function
Synthesis and
Metabolism
of Some
Neurotransmitters
#
Nervous
System
####
Blood Health
Blood Clotting#
Fromation of
Red Blood
Cells and Haemoglobin
#
Blood Formation
Iron Transport
in The Body
Iron Metabolism
Iron Absorption
Increasing
Hormonal Health and Fertility
Regulation of
Hormonal
Activity
Fertility and
Reproduction
#
Testosterone
Levels
in The Blood
#
Spermatogenesis
(for male)
#
Maternal Tissue
Growth
During Pregnancy
Production of
Thyroid
Hormones and Thyroid
Function
##
Synthesis and
Metabolism
of Steroid Hormones
#
Immune System and
Cell Functions
Function of The
Immune System
####
Protection of
Cells
from Oxidative
Stress
####
Regeneration of
The Reduced
form of Vitamin E
DNA Synthesis#
Cell Division
and/or
Specialisation
####
Cardiovascular
System,
Internal Organs,
Blood Glucose
Function of
The Heart
Homocysteine
Metabolism
#
Blood Calcium
Levels
Oxygen Transport
in The Body
#
Maintenance of
Normal Blood
Glucose Levels
#
Liver Function#
Electrolyte Balance#

Other components


Glutathione

Glutathione is a substance produced naturally by the liver. It is also found in fruits, vegetables, and meats.
Glutathione is involved in many processes in the body, including tissue building and repair, making chemicals and proteins needed in the body, and for the immune system. (1)

  1. Glutathione

Inositol

Inositol is a vitamin-like substance. It is found in many plants and animals. It is also produced in the human body and can be made in a laboratory. Inositol can be found in many forms (called isomers). The most common forms are myo-inositol and D-chiro-inositol.
Inositol might balance certain chemicals in the body. It might also help insulin work better. (1).

  1. Inositol

Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10 is an important vitamin-like substance found throughout the body, but especially in the heart, liver, kidney, and pancreas. It is eaten in small amounts in meats and seafood. Coenzyme Q10 can also be made in a laboratory.

It is required for the proper function of many organs and chemical reactions in the body. It helps provide energy to cells. Coenzyme Q10 also seems to have antioxidant activity. People with certain diseases, might have lower levels of coenzyme Q10.

  1. Coenzyme Q10

Bamboo extract

Bamboo extract is the source of Silicon. Silicon is a naturally occurring mineral. Many foods including water, beer, coffee, and some vegetables naturally contain silicon. Silicon supplements are also used as medicine.

There is some evidence, that silicon might have a role in bone and collagen formation.

Do not confuse silicon with silicone. Silicone is the name of a group of materials resembling plastic that contain silicon, oxygen, and other chemicals. Silicone is used to make breast implants, medical tubing, and a variety of other medical devices. (1)

  1. Silicon

Hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid is a substance that is naturally present in the human body. It is found in the highest concentrations in fluids in the eyes and joints. The hyaluronic acid that is used as medicine is extracted from rooster combs or made by bacteria in the laboratory.

Hyaluronic acid works by acting as a cushion and lubricant in the joints and other tissues.

  1. Hyaluronic acid

Probiotics

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for you, especially your digestive system. We usually think of these as germs that cause diseases. But your body is full of bacteria, both good and bad. Probiotics are often called “good” or “helpful” bacteria because they help keep your gut healthy.

You can find probiotics in supplements and some foods, like yogurt.

  1. Probiotics

Literature. Vitamins and minerals deficit. Middle East.


Vitamin D

In one study sunlight exposure and vitamin D deficiency in Turkish women. The aim of this study was to

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Folic acid (Folate)

International recommendations have recommended folic acid (folate) supplementation during the

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Iron (anemia)

The objectives of this study were to identify the nutritional habits and the prevalence of anaemia…

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Different vitamins and minerals review

Several micronutrient deficiencies are still being reported from many…

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