Helps maintain good overall health, providing essential fatty acids that our body cannot produce itself.
Known to help reduce inflammation in the gut and improve digestion.
Magnesium helps convert food into energy. Also helps promote good bone health by supporting the production of certain hormones.
Essential for good organ functionality, maintaining the nervious system, and strong bones.
Zinc also helps wounds heal properly, aids our sense of taste and smell, and ensures proper development during pregnancy.
Helps in the creation of red blood cells, which carry oxygen around the body.
Responsible for regulating fluid balance and controlling the electrical activity of the heart and other muscles.
Helps stabilise free radicals, protecting cells from potentially dangerous mutations.
Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) % shown for adult females, as published by the NHS (UK).
Antioxidants are molecules which can help stabilise other 'free radicals' in the body, to stop them mutating into something dangerous like cancer. So far, trials have not yet proven that increasing the intake of antioxidants can prevent cancer.
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