Education Center

The Education Center provides reference information on each vitamin and mineral including recommended daily allowances (RDAs) and symptoms of deficiency. All of the supplements recommended by VitaMe can be found in food - the Education Center details nutrient rich foods you can add to your diet to decrease your need for dietary suppliements.

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Vitamins

Vitamin A

Vitamin-a
An important antioxidant that protects against cancer, heart disease and stroke, it is also responsible for maintaining healthy skin, bones, teeth, soft tissue and mucus membranes.

Vitamin B12

Vitamin-b12
Maintains a healthy central nervous system, increases energy level and forms healthy red blood cells. Vitamin B12 also supports the immune system.

Vitamin B1 (Thamin)

Vitamin-b1
Essential to maintaining proper heart function and a healthy nervous system, vitamin B1 is instrumental in helping the body to convert carbohydrates into energy.

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Vitamin-b2
Works synergistically with the other B-vitamins, and is important for the creation of red blood cells and in cell growth, and aids in producing adrenal hormones.

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

Vitamin-b3
Maintains healthy skin and nerves, and has also been shown to help lower cholesterol, triglycerides and high blood pressure, in addition to reducing depression.

Vitamin B5

Vitamin-b5
Supports the adrenal glands and plays an essential role in the production of hemoglobin. It also helps convert food into energy and aids in arthritis treatment.

Vitamin B6

Vitamin-b6
Helps the other vitamins to support the metabolism, maintains healthy brain function and reduces the risk of heart disease by lowering the production of homocysteine.

Vitamin B7 (Biotin)

Vitamin-b7
Aids in the metabolism of protein and carbohydrates, helps regulate blood sugar levels in diabetics and is important for healthy skin, hair and nails.

Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid)

Vitamin-b9
Assists in the formation and function of healthy red and white blood cells and is essential for the development of a healthy central nervous system in an embryo.

Vitamin C

Vitamin-c
Promotes growth and repair of body tissues, maintains healthy teeth and gums, and aids in the body's absorption of iron.

Vitamin D

Vitamin-d
Plays an important role in the body's ability to absorb calcium and helps maintain bone density. The skin makes this vitamin when exposed to the sun (and it is found in small amounts in some foods).

Vitamin E

Vitamin-e
Protects against cell damage, promotes the healing of tissues, supports the immune system and lowers the risk of heart disease.

Vitamin K

Vitamin-k
Plays an essential role in promoting healthy blood clotting, protects against bone loss and hardening of the arteries, speeds healing and reduces swelling and bruising.

Minerals

Calcium

Vitamin-a
Calcium, a macro-mineral, is one of the most important and one of the most abundant of the minerals found in the human body.

Chromium

Vitamin-b2
Humans only require trace elements of the metal/mineral chromium, and very little is known of how it works within the body.

Copper

Vitamin-b3
Maintains the health of cells, bones, nerves, blood vessels, and immune system.

Iodine

Vitamin-b5
Both a nutrient and a trace mineral, Iodine can be found naturally in the human body.

Iron

Vitamin-b6
Iron is one of the most important trace minerals in the human body.

Magnesium

Vitamin-b7
Magnesium, a mineral, is vital for the healthy performance of all bodily functions.

Manganese

Vitamin-b9
The trace mineral, manganese, is essential for overall health by being active in the body’s enzyme systems.

Molybdenum

Vitamin-b12
Molybdenum, a trace mineral, is necessary for the good health and maintenance of the human body.

Phosphorus

Vitamin-c
Phosphorus, a macro-mineral which works with other minerals in the body, is essential for human life.

Potassium

Vitamin-d
Potassium is the mineral that keeps the basic body functions in good working condition.

Selenium

Vitamin-e
Regulates immune and hormone functions and is essential to good health.

Sodium

Vitamin-k
Sodium is crucial for the good health of the body and its fluids.

Sodium Chloride (Salt)

Vitamin-b1
Sodium chloride, or simple table salt, is essential to human life.

Zinc

Oysters
Although zinc is a trace mineral, it is absolutely critical for normal growth and health.