Read the vitamin chart to see what vitamins we need daily. Most, if not all, can be obtained from a healthy balanced diet. For our vitamin and mineral supplements please visit http://www.naturalmatter.co.uk
However, it is possible to take multi-vitamins to maintain your RDA (Recommended
Daily Allowance), manufacturers claim to be able to supplement diets that may be lacking in certain essential vitamins and minerals.
|Vitamin A (retinol)||2500IU||Liver, halibut liver, cheese and eggs.||
Helps with skin, bones, sight, growth and fighting infections like Anaemia.
|Vitamin A (beta carotene)||No RDA set||Present in fruit and vegetables.||Antioxidant, anti-cancerous.|
|Vitamin B1 (thiamine)||RDA 1.1 mg||
Dried brewers yeast, brown rice, nuts, pork, oat flakes, wholegrain, liver and wholemeal bread
|Supports growth, converts glucose into energy in muscles and nerves.|
|Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)||RDA 1.3 mg||Liver, wheat germ, cheese, eggs, meats, yoghurt, milk, green vegetables||
Converts proteins and fats and sugars into energy. Formation of red blood cells and antibodies.
|Vitamin B6 (pyrodoxine)||RDA 1.6 mg||Bananas, whole wheat, yeast extract, nuts, meat, fatty fish, potatoes||
Needed for the formation of brain and nerve tissue, blood formation, energy production and antidepressant.
|Vitamin B12||RDA 2 mcg||Pork, Beef, Lamb, White fish, Eggs, Cheese.||
Metabolises protein, carbohydrates and fats. Maintains nervous system and formulates blood cells, detoxifies Cyanide in food.
|Biotin||No RDA DRI 30 mcg||
Dried brewers yeast, pigs kidney, yeast extract, eggs, whole grains, maize (corn).
|Maintains healthy skin, hair, nerves, bone marrow and sex glands.|
|Vitamin C||RDA 60 mg||Many citrus fruits, cherry juice, blackcurrants, guavas, green peppers.||
Promotes a strong immune system. Promotes iron absorption from food, controls cholesterol. Antioxidant, maintains healthy blood vessels, anti-stress hormones.
|Choline||No RDA DRI 10 – 100 mg||
Cereals, Nuts, pulses, beef heart, egg yolk, citrus fruits.
|Is a fat stabilizing agent. Builds neurotransmitters.|
|Vitamin D||RDA 5 mcg, upper levels to 50 mcg||
Created from exposure to sunlight, cod liver oil, sardines and tuna.
|Sustains health of bones, proper utilization of calcium.|
|Vitamin E (D-alpha tocopherol)||RDA 5 mcg||Soya bean oil, sunflower oil, peanut oil.||
Antioxidant, maintains healthy blood vessels, anti blood clotting agent.
|Folic Acid||RDA 180 mcg DRI 400 mcg||Soya flour, nuts, green leaf vegetables and wheat bran.||
Genetic code transmission. Creates red blood cells. Used in digestion, metabolises protein.
|Vitamin K||RDA 65 mcg||
Cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, lettuce, spinach, cabbage, tomatoes.
|Niacin Vitamin b3||RDA 15 mg DRI 14 mg||
Nuts, chicken, Soya flour, fatty fish, whole grains, cheese, dried fruits.
|Healthy nervous system, cells, skin, and helps with digestion.|
|Pantothenic Acid||DRI 5 mg||Dried brewer’s yeast, nuts, wheat bran and eggs.||
Production of energy, anti-stress hormones, controls fat metabolism and cholesterol.