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Micronutrients

Vitamin A: An Essential Fat Soluble Vitamin
Indepth article - Know Yourself - November 12, 2021
One of four fat soluble vitamins, vitamin A is an essential nutrient involved in important metabolic processes in your body. As with many essential nutrients too much can be as detrimental to health as too little. Are you getting enough or too little?
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Folate: A Water Soluble B Vitamin
Indepth article - Know Yourself - November 05, 2021
Folate is an essential nutrient required as part of two coenzymes necessary for DNA synthesis and new cell development. Folate deficiency can severely affect your health and in women may adversely affect foetal development.
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Vitamin B12: Cobalamin
Indepth article - Know Yourself - October 29, 2021
Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient which functions in a variety of important metabolic mechanisms in your body. Deficiency of vitamin B12 can severely affect your health and may be caused by insufficient dietary intake as well as poor absorption.
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Vitamins: An Overview
Introductory article - Eat Well - October 22, 2021
Vitamins are essential for life, but we only need to consume them in very small amounts. Learn more about these "vital amines".
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Potassium: An Essential Macromineral
Indepth article - Eat Well - September 24, 2021
Banana, potato, avocado, lentils and many other foods are good sources of potassium: an essential micronutrient. Why is potassium essential and are you getting enough?
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