Essentials Nutrients Health Benefits NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

NUTRISHIELD ESSENTIALS

Approved Health Claims for nutrients in UK and EU Law

VITAMINS

VITAMIN A

  • Contributes to the maintenance of normal vision, skin and mucous membranes
  • Contributes to normal function of the immune system and normal iron metabolism
  • Has a role in the process of cell specialisation.

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VITAMIN C

  • Contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of blood vessels, bones, cartilage, teeth, gums and skin
  • Contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress
  • Contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism and normal function of the immune and nervous systems
  • Contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and normal psychological function
  • Increases iron absorption and contributes to the normal absorption/utilisation of the reduced form of vitamin E.

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VITAMIN D

  • Contributes to the maintenance of normal bones, teeth and muscle function
  • Contributes to the normal function of the immune system and has a role in the process of cell division
  • Contributes to normal absorption and utilisation of calcium and phosphorus and contributes to normal blood calcium levels.

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VITAMIN E

  • Contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.

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VITAMIN K

  • Contributes to maintenance of normal bones and to normal blood clotting.

B VITAMINS

B1 Thiamin(e)

  • Contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism and normal function of the heart and nervous systems
  • Contributes to normal psychological function.

 

B2 Riboflavin

  • Contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue
  • Contributes to the maintenance of normal vision, skin and mucous membranes
  • Contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress
  • Contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism and normal function of the nervous system
  • Contributes to the maintenenance of normal red blood cells and the metabolism of iron.

 

B3 Niacin

  • Contributes to the maintenance of normal skin and mucous membranes
  • Contributes to normal psychological function and the reduction of tiredness and fatigue
  • Contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism and normal function of the nervous system.

 

B5 Pantothenic Acid

  • Contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism and the reduction of tiredness and fatigue
  • Contributes to normal mental performance and normal synthesis and metabolism of steroid hormones, vitamin D and some neurotransmitters.

 

B6

  • Contributes to normal protein and glycogen metabolism and normal function of the immune and nervous systems
  • Contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and normal psychological function
  • Contributes to normal red blood cell formation and regulation of hormonal activity
  • Contributes to normal cysteine synthesis and normal homocysteine metabolism.

 

B7 Biotin

  • Contributes to the maintenance of normal hair, skin and mucous membranes
  • Contributes to normal energy-yielding and macronutrient metabolism, normal function of the nervous system and normal psychological function.

 

B9 Folic Acid (Folate)

  • Contributes to normal blood formation and has a role in the process of cell division
  • Contributes to normal psychological function and the reduction of tiredness and fatigue
  • Contributes to normal homocysteine metabolism and function of the immune system
  • Contributes to normal maternal tissue growth in pregnancy.

 

B12

  • Contributes to normal psychological function and the reduction of tiredness and fatigue
  • Contributes to normal energy-yielding and homocysteine metabolism and normal function of the immune and nervous systems
  • Contributes to normal red blood cell formation and has a role in the process of cell division.

MINERALS

CALCIUM

  • Needed for the maintenance of normal bones and teeth
  • Contributes to normal blood clotting, muscle function and neurotransmission
  • Has a role in the process of cell division and specialisation.

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CHROMIUM

  • Contributes to the maintenance of normal blood glucose levels

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COPPER

  • Contributes to maintenance of normal connective tissues and to normal pigmentation of hair and skin
  • Contributes to the normal functioning of the immune and nervous systems
  • Contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress, to normal iron transport in the body, and to normal energy-yielding metabolism.

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IODINE

  • Contributes to normal cognitive function and normal functioning of the nervous system
  • Contributes to the maintenance of normal skin, normal production of thyroid hormones and normal thyroid function
  • Contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism.

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MAGNESIUM

  • Contributes to a reduction in tiredness and fatigue
  • Contributes to normal muscle function, electrolyte balance and protein synthesis
  • Contributes to normal psychological function and the maintenance of normal bones and teeth
  • Contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system and has a role in the process of cell division.

MANGANESE

  • Contributes to the normal formation of connective tissue and the maintenance of normal bones
  • Contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress and to normal energy-yielding metabolism.

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MOLYBDENUM

  • Contributes to normal sulphur amino acid metabolism.

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SELENIUM

  • Contributes to the maintenance of normal hair and nails
  • Contributes to the normal function of the immune system, to normal thyroid function, and to normal production of sperm
  • Contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.

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ZINC

  • Contributes to the maintenance of normal testosterone levels in the blood, to normal fertility and reproduction
  • Contributes to the maintenance of normal skin, bones, hair, nails and vision
  • Contributes to normal metabolism of carbohydrate, fatty acids, macronutrients and vitamin A, and normal synthesis of protein and DNA
  • Contributes to the normal function of the immune system and the protection of cells from oxidative stress, and has a role in the process of cell division.

OMEGA 3

  • EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) contribute to the normal function of the heart
  • DHA contributes to maintenance of normal brain function and normal vision.

FLAVONOIDS AND POLYPHENOLS from fruits and vegetables

Information only

Bilberry extract
Source of anthocyanidins.

Curcumin
Anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory, helping protect against free radicals that cause cell damage.

Grapeseed extract
Source of procyanidins. Helps prevent oxidative damage by free radicals.

Green tea extract
High in EGCG (epigallocatechingallate), which helps to maintain healthy blood glucose levels and insulin production. Contributes to the maintenance of a healthy cardiovascular system.

Seaweed ascophyllum nodosum
Marine polyphenols with anti-bacterial, anti-hypertensive and anti-oxidant properties.

Black pepper extract
Source of piperine flavonoids, which help increase the bioavailability of curcumin.