Is essential for growth, immune system function, wound healing and skin health, sensory
function, and sexual function. Zinc is a component in over 200 enzymes.
The need for additional Vitamin C rises during periods of emotional, psychological or
physiological stress as urinary excretion of the nutrient increases. The functions of Vitamin C in the human body are very diverse such as the synthesis of collagen, the major protein from which connective tissue, cartilage, bone, skin, tendon and tooth dentin is made. It acts as an antioxidant and helps to optimize absorption of nonheme iron; it also supports normal immune function.
Is a trace mineral that incorporates itself into proteins, making the proteins into antioxidant
enzymes. These enzymes aid the body in fighting cellular damage from free radicals. Selenium is also necessary for Thyroid function.
Is an essential cofactor for many of the enzymes involved in protein synthesis and is
needed in the liver for the detoxification of sulphites and preservatives. It plays an important role in sulphur metabolism and the enzyme process for the use of iron in the body. It can play an important role in normalizing copper/ zinc ratios.