Category: Vitamins

Antioxidants are molecules that prevent an oxidation process of other molecules. Excessive oxidation can create a significant amount of free radicals and can start reactions resulting in healthy cell damage or cellular death. On the contrary, even though oxidation process can be damaging, it is vital to healthy functions of an immune system. Dangers of… Read More »

Vitamin E is a composite of fat-soluble substance that consists of both tocopherols and tocotrienols. It participates in a wide array of biological mechanisms including but not limited to antioxidation that protects healthy cells from damage, enzymatic role in smooth muscle growth, gene expression to assist with connective tissue health and wound healing, neurological activities… Read More »

Vitamin D is a group of vitamins that are fat-soluble and classified as secosteroids. The most prevalent function of vitamin D group is to facilitate an intestinal absorption of phosphate and calcium. It also contributes to the skin health and helps dealing with skin conditions such as psoriasis, scaling red patches including but to limited… Read More »

Vitamin B is a group of vitamins that are water-soluble. The most prevalent function of vitamin B group is to assist in healthy cell metabolism. The reason for vitamin B to be divided in the group of numbers is due to the initial classification of vitamin B as a single chemical composition. Subsequent research has… Read More »

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble organic compound (a.k.a. Retinol). It contributes to health of eyes, teeth, soft tissues, mucous membranes and skeletal composition. It is also an essential element for the maintenance of the immune system and embryonic development. Vitamin A is a component of retinol and carotene. Some of the richest sources of vitamin A… Read More »

Vitamin C is classified as L-ascorbic acid (ascorbic acid) and is one of the 13 essential vitamins. It’s a water-soluble vitamin that contributes to normal body development. Since vitamin C is an essential nutrient  (meaning your body does not produce or store sufficient quantities of it), it is necessary to have enough of vitamin C… Read More »