Encourages the growth & maintenance of strong bones and teeth to prevent osteoporosis in later life. Your muscles also need calcium to help them contract and relax.
Provides much needed amino acids to build and repair lean muscle tissue. High-protein foods also help to keep you feeling fuller for longer.
Important for regularity and preventing constipation. A high-fibre diet also encourages the growth of friendly bacteria for a healthy gut.
Required to transport oxygen around the body to where it is needed along with supporting a healthy immune system to ward off illness.
Needed for optimal muscle and nerve function, regulating blood pressure and maintaining strong teeth and bones.
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
Releases the energy found in food into the body and regulates appetite and digestion.
Needed for the breakdown of carbohydrates, fats and protein into energy within the body.
Our first line of defence. They mop up free-radicals within the body that cause damage to our cells, tissues and membranes which can lead to premature ageing.
An important antioxidant that helps protect our cells from free-radical damage as well as encouraging wound healing and new skin cell formation. A high Vitamin E intake is also known to be protective against heart disease.
Omega 3 Fatty acids
Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA) is the plant-based omega-3 fatty acid that is needed for the health of our brain, heart and skin and to reduce inflammation within the body.
Both monounsaturated and polyunsaturated are healthy fats that play an important role within the body, including maintaining balanced cholesterol levels which are needed for a healthy heart.
Probiotics improve your GI tract, balance the immune system, fight infections & allergies as well as improving our mood and cognitive function. Good bacteria combats stress and help fight against obesity and diabetes.