The Functions Of Vitamins And Minerals You Should Know About

minerals and vitamins

Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients that our body needs, as they perform various roles in our body. But just like all other things, they are best consumed in moderation.

There is a fine line between getting enough to stay healthy and getting way too much, which can eventually be harmful.

The best way to get a sufficient amount of vitamins and minerals is by eating a healthy diet.

Here are a handful of vitamins and minerals and how they help you maintain health:

Vitamin A
Good for eyes, teeth and skin

Vitamin B
Good for immune function, iron absorption and energy production

Vitamin C
Good for strengthening blood vessels, skin elasticity, anti-oxidant function and iron absorption

Vitamin D
Good for strong, healthy bones

Vitamin E
Good protection from free radicals and improves blood circulation

Vitamin K
Good for blood coagulation

Folic Acid
Good for cell renewal and preventing birth defects in pregnancy

Calcium
Good for healthy teeth and bones

Iron
Builds muscle naturally and maintains healthy blood

Zinc
Good for fertility, immunity and growth

Chromium
Good for glucose function and sustained energy

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