Benefits of vitamins and minerals

The body needs vitamins and minerals in small amounts to function effectively and maintain good health.

Although some people may need to take additional supplements, most people should be able to get all the nutrients they need from a varied and balanced diet.

Vitamin A

  • Fights infections.
  • Maintains healthy vision.
  • Significantly influences the functioning of the kidneys, lungs and heart.
  • Maintains healthy skin by protecting it from toxins (also called free radicals).
  • Strengthens teeth and bones.

Vitamin B

  • Maintains the proper functioning of the brain and memory.
  • Necessary for the correct metabolism of proteins, fats and carbohydrates.
  • Improves cholesterol by decreasing LDL (bad cholesterol) and increasing HDL (good cholesterol).
  • Reduces the risk of myocardial infarction.
  • Reduces the risk of cerebral infarction.
  • Necessary for the healthy production of blood cells and the proper functioning of the nervous system.

Vitamin C

  • Avoid catching the common cold.
  • Protects the health of tissues and skin.
  • Strengthens teeth and bones.

Vitamin D

  • Improves immune system function.
  • Maintains the functionality of the nervous system.
  • Necessary for bone health.
  • Controls calcium and phosphorus levels in the blood.

Vitamin E

  • Protects cells from damage that can be caused by toxins.
  • Maintains muscle function.
  • Reduces the risk of cancer.
  • Decreases the risk of myocardial infarction.
  • Decrease the risk of Alzheimer's disease.

Vitamin K

  • Promotes rapid healing of wounds
  • Strengthens bones
  • Reduces the risk of heart disease


  • Improves muscle performance.
  • Helps maintain healthy blood pressure.
  • Contributes to the secretion of hormones.
  • Helps maintain strong bones.
  • Helps maintain healthy teeth.
  • Reduces the risk of osteoporosis.


  • Improves immune performance.
  • Provides energy.
  • Improves brain activity.
  • Increases the ability to concentrate.
  • Provides oxygen to the blood.


  • Reduces the risk of cancer.
  • Improves the immune system.
  • Improves memory.
  • Reduces symptoms of the common cold.