Essential for developing and maintaining healthy bones and teeth Assists in blood
clotting. muscle contraction, nerve transmission, oxygen transport. cellular secretion
of fluids and enzyme activity Optimal intake helps reduce risk of osteoporosis.
Aids in glucose metabolism and helps regulate blood sugar by potentiating insulin
and serving as a component of glucose tolerance factor.
Promotes the formulation of red blood cells and and serves as a component of the
Essential to normal red blood cell formation and connective tissue formation. Acts
as a catalyst to store and release iron to help form hemoglobin. Contributes to
central nervous system function.
Needed by the thyroid hormone to support metabolism.
Necessary for red blood cell formation and Required for transport of oxygen throughout
the body> Important for brain function. Amount needed is higher in women of childbearing
Activates over 100 enzymes and helps nerves and muscles function. Helps maintain
the integrity of cell membranes and stabilizes the cell electrically Critical for
proper heart function.
Key component of enzyme systems, including oxygen-handling enzymes Supports brain
function and reproduction Required for blood sugar regulation Part of bone structure.
Contributes to normal growth and development Key component in many enzyme systems
including enzymes involved in detoxification.
: Works with calcium to develop and maintain strong bones and teeth. Enhances use
of other nutrients Key role in cell membrane integrity and intercellular communication
Critical for proper energy processing in the body
Regulates heartbeat, maintains fluid balance and helps muscles contract.
Needed for structure of most protein, including muscles and hair. Critical role
in liver detoxification. Important functions in antioxidant nutrients and oxygen
handling Role in growth.
Essential part of more than 200 enzymes involved in digestion, metabolism, reproduction
and wound healing Critical role in immune response Important antioxidant