Nutrient Chart

What Baby Needs Why It’s Important
Allicin Allicin helps to fight off infection and keep blood pressure at a healthy level.
Anthocyanins This antioxidant helps to neutralize harmful by-products of metabolism called free radicals that can lead to cancer and other age related diseases
Anthoxanthins Flavanoid pigment in plants the exhibits antioxidant properties.
B Vitamin Complex B Complex is made up of many different vitamins that are not stored in the body
and must be consumed on a regular basis. These vitamins help cell metabolism so
your body can use and make energy from the food you eat.
Calcium Calcium strengthens our bones, helps to fight disease and high blood pressure,
and even helps us to absorb other essential vitamins and minerals.
Carotonoids Carotenoids can help to protect against certain cancers and help to rejuvenate the body by promoting the growth of healthy cells and inhibiting the growth of
unhealthy ones.
Flavonoids Found in fruits, vegetables and herbs. Because of their antioxidant activity,
Flavonoids are important components of a healthy diet. Flavonoids help delay or prevent onset disease.
Folate A B vitamin that helps the body to produce and maintain new cells.
Indoles Found in leafy green vegetables, Indoles have antioxidant, health-promoting
benefits, as they have been found to help prevent cancer.
Iron Iron is essential for our health. It gives blood its dark red color and helps transport oxygen to our cells. It is also important for muscle protein.
Lutein Lutein is concentrated in the retinas of the eyes and is necessary for good vision.
It may also help to lower your risk of developing cataracts and macular
Lycopene Lycopene appears to have strong antioxidant capabilities. Studies suggest that a
diet rich in lycopene is associated with a lower risk of prostate cancer and
cardiovascular disease.
Magnesium Magnesium help to keep our nerves relaxed and is necessary for all muscular activity.
It is involved in the metabolism of carbohydrate, fat and protein and also helps in
the utilization of vitamins B and E.
Manganese Manganese is a mineral that helps cells to regulate oxidative stress and links the activation of enzymes that are critical to wound healing, bone development and metabolic functions.
Potassium Potassium is an electrolyte that helps to keep muscles strong, maintain water
balance, regulate blood pressure and heart function.
Vitamin A Vitamin A helps to keep the eyes healthy and has antioxidant properties that neutralize free radicals in the body that can cause tissue and cellular damage.
Vitamin C Vitamin C helps heal wounds, prevent cell damage, promote healthy gums and
teeth and to strengthen the immune system. It also helps the body absorb iron.
Vitamin D Vitamin D aids the body in the absorption of calcium and phosphorus. It helps to maintain strong bones and muscles and plays an important role in the immune response.
Vitamin E Vitamin E neutralizes free radicals in the body that cause tissue and cellular damage, contributes to a healthy circulatory system and helps to improve healing.
Vitamin K Vitamin K is necessary in the body for blood clotting and plays an important role in kidney function and bone growth and repair