Vitamins (Micronutrients) are vital for the human body to function and all serve a different purpose. Here are few ones to think about and why they’re important.
- Riboflavin – required to release energy from protein, carbohydrate and fat. It is also involved in the transport and metabolism of iron in the body and is needed for the normal structure and function of mucous membranes and the skin.
- Niacin – required for the release of energy from food
- Vitamin A – structure of skin and mucus membranes in eyes, digestive system etc
- Sodium – managing body water levels and electrolyte balance