Vitamins and Supplements ~ Page 2 din 3

Take care of your health condition. The importance of the vitamins and supplements is crucial in our lives nowaday, mainly because we are what we eat!

Coenzyme Q10- what do you know about it?

Q: I have heard alot of benefits of using Coenzyme Q10, such as helping heart problems, cancer, immune problems & diabetes. I just recently read that it could help with weight loss also. Does anyone know if this is true? Because I really don’t need to lose weight !! A: CoQ10 is an antioxidant similar to vitamin E. It also plays a crucial role in he generation …

VITAMIN B1 – THIAMIN essential for physical and mental health

Function An antioxidant used by the body for healthy nerve function and growth, the breakdown of sugars and the release of energy, the formation of blood and assists digestion in the production of hydrochloric acid and tones the muscles used for digestion. Vitamin B1 is used to treat people who have alcoholism, prolonged gastrointestinal disorders, drug addiction and prolonged use of antibiotics or sulfonamide treatment.) …

The importance and benefits of chlorine for the body

Chlorine is essential in balancing the acid-base of the blood, in the formation of bones, teeth and tendons. This mineral works only in combination with sodium and potassium. It helps eliminate organic waste. It has depurative action, contributing to the smooth functioning of the liver. No fixed daily doses required (approx. 2-3 g of chlorine procured from 3-5 g of salt), but if your menu contains an …

POTASSIUM for normal muscle and nerve tissue function

Potassium is a mineral widespread in nature, which has a crucial role in the human body: it supports heart activity and stimulates the heart to beat at a rate of over one hundred thousand beats throughout the day. It is very important in the diet of patients who are already struggling with heart disease (high blood pressure, heart failure or arrhythmias). Patients, but also doctors, …

IRON forms hemoglobin and myoglobin which carries oxygen

Iron is used by the body principally to form hemoglobin and myoglobin, which carries oxygen around the body. It is also used by the body for energy, in enzymes, for growth of tissue and to support the immune system. Iron Natural Sources ww, brewers yeast, rice, pumpkin, blackstrap molasses, soybeans, dandelion, lemongrass, prunes, kelp, avocado, whole grains, peppermint, rose hip, fenugreek, fennel seed, sesame seed and …

FOLIC ACID prevents birth defects and premature birth

Function Used by the body to manufacture and for the growth of cells including red blood cells, for energy production, helps to prevent depression, treats anemia, helps to prevent birth defects and premature birth of children.) It is also known as vitamin B9. Repeated studies have shown that women who receive a sufficient amount daily, before conception and in early pregnancy, have a decreased risk …

Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin helps to prevent cataracts

Function Used by the body to assist in the absorption of other vitamins and minerals, helps to produce red blood cells and antibodies, helps to prevent cataracts and helps with the breakdown and use of protein, fats and sugars.) Vitamin B2 is also called riboflavin, a name derived from its color. Riboflavin helps transform fats, carbohydrates and proteins into energy. Vitamin B2 is needed for healing and …

SELENIUM powerful antioxidant that prevents the oxidation of fats

Function Selenium is a powerful antioxidant that prevents the oxidation of fats, which can lead to atherosclerosis. It works synergistically with vitamin E in its antioxidant role protecting the immune system from damage caused by free radicals and to produce antibodies. Selenium helps to maintain a healthy, elastic skin and supports the health of the liver, heart and pancreas.) Selenium is a trace element that, …

VITAMIN B12 – CYANOCOBALAMIN prevents anemia

Function Used by the body to produce red blood cells, helps to absorb food, helps the body to build protein, helps in the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates. Vitamin B12 also helps to protect and enhance the nervous system.) Vitamin B12 is the most powerful anemic factor known so far. Although it is water-soluble, it accumulates in the liver, kidneys, lungs and spleen. The amount of …

VITAMIN B5 – PANTOTHENIC ACID

Function Used by the body to manufacture antibodies, adrenal hormones (used during stressful times), energy and neurotransmitters (chemical transmitters). Vitamin B5 is used to treat depression and anxiety and is involved in metabolic activity.) Natural Sources Brewers yeast, legumes, whole wheat and whole rye flour, mushrooms, nuts and fresh vegetables. RDA 100 mg Deficiency Symptoms Tingling sensation in the hands, headache, nausea, lethargy, muscle cramps …

VITAMIN B6 – PYRIDOXINE

Function A coenzyme used by the body to improve the absorption of fatty acids, amino acids and vitamin B12. Vitamin B6 helps to balance sodium and potassium levels, reduces water retention, helps the production of hydrochloric acid, is used in the formation of nucleic acids (used in DNA and RNA), stimulates the manufacture of red blood cells and is used in the reproduction and growth …

VITAMIN C protect body tissue against cancer

Function Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is an antioxidant that cannot be produced by the body, it helps to protect body tissue against cancer, pollution, atherosclerosis and infection. Vitamin C supports the immune system, is used in the growth and repair of all body tissue, reduces the risk of blood clotting and bruising, helps to metabolize certain nutrients including folic acid, helps with the absorption …