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Vitamins - Fat Soluable ( Needs fat to digest - Eat with or after a meal)


Vitamin A (beta carotene)


Night blindness. Rods in the eyes need Vitamin A


Aids in the detoxification of body’s tissues and organs
Regulates function of glands that produce hormones

May help to lower cholesterol by raising levels of hormones produced
Essential for formation of tooth enamel and healthy bones

Foods Containing Vitamin A

  • Cod liver oil.

  • Eggs.

  • Fortified breakfast cereals.

  • Fortified skim milk.

  • Orange and yellow vegetables and fruits.

  • Other sources of beta-carotene such as broccoli, spinach, and most dark green, leafy vegetables.

  • carrots.

  • sweet potatoes.

  • apricots.

 Recommended Daily Allowance

700 mcg per day for men and women,


NUTRILITE™ Natural Multi Carotene


Vitamin D

 Deficiency Symptoms

  • Getting Sick or Infected Often.

  • Fatigue and Tiredness. Feeling tired can have many causes, and vitamin D deficiency may be one of them. ...

  • Bone and Back Pain. ...

  • Depression. ...

  • Impaired Wound Healing. ...

  • Bone Loss. ...

  • Hair Loss. ...

  • Muscle Pain.

 Vitamin D insufficiency leads to secondary hyperparathyroidism that causes increased bone loss, osteopenia, osteomalacia, osteoporosis, and increased fracture risk. ... A severe vitamin D deficiency can cause myopathy, which can cause muscle weakness and pain. Vitamin D supplementation can reverse this and improve balance.

The Sun Is Your Best Source of Vitamin D

When your skin is exposed to sunlight, it makes vitamin D from cholesterol. The sun's ultraviolet B (UVB) rays hit cholesterol in the skin cells, providing the energy for vitamin D synthesis to occur.

 Food sources of Vitamin D

  • Fatty fish, like tuna, mackerel, and salmon.

  • Foods fortified with vitamin D, like some dairy products, orange juice, soy milk, and cereals.

  • Beef liver.

  • Cheese.

  • Egg yolks.


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Vitamin E

Symptoms of Deficiency

Vitamin E needs some fat for the digestive system to absorb it. Vitamin E deficiency can cause nerve and muscle damage that results in loss of feeling in the arms and legs, loss of body movement control, muscle weakness, and vision problems. Another sign of deficiency is a weakened immune system.

Vitamin E deficiency may cause disorientation and vision problems. Low levels of vitamin E can lead to: Muscle weakness: Vitamin E is essential to the central nervous system. It is among the body's main antioxidants, and a deficiency results in oxidative stress, which can lead to muscle weakness

Food sources of Vitamin E

Foods high in vitamin E include sunflower seeds, almonds, spinach, avocados, squash, kiwifruit, trout, shrimp, olive oil, wheat germ oil, and broccoli.

Recommended Daily Allowance

The current Daily Value (DV) for vitamin E is 15mg


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Vitamin K

Symptoms of Deficiency

Vitamin K deficiency in adults is rare but does occur in infants. The main symptom of a vitamin K deficiency is excessive bleeding caused by an inability to form blood clots. In this article, we look at the function of vitamin K in the body, as well as the symptoms and treatments for a vitamin K deficiency


  • Green leafy vegetables, such as kale, spinach, turnip greens, collards, Swiss chard, mustard greens, parsley, romaine, and green leaf lettuce.

  • Vegetables such as Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage.

  • Fish, liver, meat, eggs, and cereals (contain smaller amounts)



  • Prunes — 24% Daily Value (DV) per serving. 5 pieces: 28 mcg (24% DV) ...

  • Kiwi — 23% DV per serving. ...

  • Avocado — 18% DV per serving. ...

  • Blackberries — 12% DV per serving. ...

  • Blueberries — 12% DV per serving. ...

  • Pomegranate — 12% DV per serving. ...

  • Figs (dried) — 6% DV per serving. ...

  • Tomatoes (sun-dried) — 4% DV per serving.

Vitamins Water Soluble - Needs water to digest
Can take before or after meals

NB Taking the B range out of balance can create toxic events. Best supplement with a
balanced multi vitamin supplement like Nutrilte Daily
  or Nutrilite B Plus

The B Vitamins

B1 Thiamine

Deficiency Symptoms

  • Loss of Appetite.

  • Fatigue. Fatigue may occur gradually or suddenly. ...

  • Irritability. Irritability is the feeling of agitation and frustration. ...

  • Reduced Reflexes. ...

  • Tingling Sensation in Arms and Legs. ...

  • Muscle Weakness. ...

  • Blurry Vision. ...

  • Nausea and Vomiting.

When you don't get enough thiamineyou may first have nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, fatigue and difficulty concentrating. ... If thiamine deficiency is severe, serious problems can result including loss of hearing, permanent nerve damage, coma, permanent brain damage, heart damage, liver damage, and death.


Vitamin B1, thiamin, or thiamine, enables the body to use carbohydrates as energy. It is essential for glucose metabolism, and it plays a key role in nerve, muscle, and heart function. ... Water-soluble vitamins are carried through the bloodstream. Whatever the body does not use is eliminated in urine.

Food Sources

There are many natural ways to add thiamine-rich foods to an everyday diet. Food sources of thiamine include beef, liver, dried milk, nuts, oats, oranges, pork, eggs, seeds, legumes, peas and yeast. Foods are also fortified with thiamine

B2 Riboflavin

Deficiency Symptoms

 include sore throat, redness and swelling of the lining of the mouth and throat, cracks or sores on the outsides of the lips and at the corners of the mouth, inflammation and redness of the tongue, and a moist, scaly skin inflammation.


Vitamin B2 helps your body with many things, including turning food into energy and making red blood cells.

Food Sources

Food sources of vitamin B2 include milk, breads, fortified cereals, almonds, asparagus, dark meat chicken, and cooked beef.

 B3 Niacin

Symptoms of deficiency

The symptoms of the late stage of severe vitamin B3 (niacin) deficiency ─ a disease called 'pellagra' ─ include inflammation of the skin (dermatitis), vomiting, diarrhea, headache, fatigue, and memory loss. If untreated, pellagra is ultimately fatal


Niacin, also known as vitamin B3, is an important nutrient. In fact, every part of your body needs it to function properly. As a supplement, niacin may help lower cholesterol, ease arthritis and boost brain function, among other benefits. However, it can also cause serious side effects if you take large doses.


Good sources of vitamin B3 (niacin) include yeast, meat, poultry, red fish (e.g., tuna, salmon), cereals, legumes, and seeds. Milk, green leafy vegetables, coffee, and tea also provide some niacin

B5 Pantothenic Acid

Symptoms of Deficiency

  • Headache.

  • Fatigue

  • insomnia,

  • depression

  • irritability

  • vomiting

  • stomach pains

  • burning feet

  • and upper respiratory infections.


It's necessary for making blood cells, and it helps you convert the food you eat into energy. Vitamin B5 is one of eight B vitamins. All B vitamins help you convert the protein, carbohydrates, and fats you eat into energy.


Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) is available in a variety of foods, usually present as coenzyme A (CoA) or phosphopantetheine (20). Liver and kidney, yeast, egg yolk, broccoli, peanuts, fish, shellfish, chicken, milk, yogurt, legumes, mushrooms, avocado, and sweet potatoes are good sources of vitamin B5

Whole grains are major sources of pantothenic acid, but processing and refining grains may result in a 35% to 75% loss

B6 Pyrodoxine

Symptoms of Deficiency

  • Cracked and Sore Lips. ...

  • Sore, Glossy Tongue. ...

  • Mood Changes. ...

  • Weakened Immune Function. ...

  • Tiredness and Low Energy. ...

  • Tingling and Pain in Hands and Feet. ...

  • Seizures.



It helps the body make the hormones serotonin (which regulates mood) and norepinephrine (which helps your body cope with stress). Vitamin B6 also helps the body make melatonin, which is important in helping regulate your internal clock and your sleep


poultry, such as chicken or turkey
wholegrain cereals, such as oatmeal, wheatgerm and brown rice
soya beans
some fortified breakfast cereals

 Recommended Daily Allowance

1.4mg a day for men
1.2mg a day for women

B7 Biotin

Symptoms of Deficiency

Signs of overt biotin deficiency include hair loss and a characteristic scaly red rash in the face (around the eyes, nose, mouth), and in the genital area. Neurologic symptoms in adults have included depression, lethargy, hallucination, numbness and tingling of the extremities, and ataxia

Biotin deficiency can cause thinning hair and loss of body hair; a rash around the eyes, nose, mouth, and anal area; pinkeye; high levels of acid in the blood and urine; seizures; skin infection; brittle nails; and nervous system disorders


Biotin is needed in very small amounts to help the body break down fat.
The bacteria that live naturally in your bowel are able to make biotin, so it's not clear if you need any additional biotin from the diet.

Biotin is also found in a wide range of foods, but only at very low levels.


  • Eggs. Biotin is present in egg yolks. ...

  • Almonds. Almonds that are raw, salted, or roasted contain high levels of biotin. ...

  • Cauliflower. Raw cauliflower contains 17 micrograms of biotin per serving. ...

  • Cheeses. ...

  • Mushrooms. ...

  • Sweet potato. ...

  • Spinach.

Recommended Daily Allowance

300 micrograms daily.

B9 Folic Acid

Symptoms of Deficiency

  • tiredness.

  • weakness.

  • heart palpitations.

  • shortness of breath.

  • headaches.

  • irritability.

  • difficulty concentrating.


Vitamin B9, also called folate or folic acid, is one of 8 B vitamins. All B vitamins help the body convert food (carbohydrates) into fuel (glucose), which is used to produce energy. These B vitamins, often referred to as B-complex vitamins, also help the body use fats and protein.


  • Beans.

  • Citrus fruits.

  • Whole grains.

  • Green leafy vegetables.

  • Beets.

  • Cauliflower.

  • Lettuce.

  • Asparagus.

B12 Cyanocobalamin

Symptoms of Deficiency

  • Weakness, tiredness, or lightheadedness.

  • Heart palpitations and shortness of breath.

  • Pale skin.

  • A smooth tongue.

  • Constipation, diarrhea, loss of appetite, or gas.

  • Nerve problems like numbness or tingling, muscle weakness, and problems walking.

  • Vision loss.


Vitamin B-12 is crucial to the normal function of the brain and the nervous system. It is also involved in the formation of red blood cells and helps to create and regulate DNA. The metabolism of every cell in the body depends on vitamin B-12, as it plays a part in the synthesis of fatty acids and energy production.


  • Beef, liver, and chicken.

  • Fish and shellfish such as trout, salmon, tuna fish, and clams.

  • Fortified breakfast cereal.

  • Low-fat milk, yogurt, and cheese.

  • Eggs.


Recommended daily Allowance – UK Public Health

Supplements for B Vitamins

Nutrilite Daily

Nutrilite Vitamin B Plus

Nutrilite Double X

Vitamin C

Deficiency  Symptoms

  • Dry, Damaged Skin

  • Easy Bruising

  • Slow to heal  wounds

  • Painful, Swollen Joints


A lack of vitamin C will also affect the immune system, absorption of iron, metabolism of cholesterol and other function

Foods that contain Vitamin C
Broccoli, cantaloupe, cauliflower, kale, kiwi, orange juice, papaya, red, green or yellow pepper, sweet potato, strawberries, and tomatoes.

How much should you get per day?
75 to 90 milligrams per day


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Deficiency Symptoms

Impaired Immune System,
Loss of appetite
Hair loss

Foods That Contain Zinc
Lentils, Chick peas, Beans
Nuts, Dairy Products
Eggs and whole grains

How much should you get per day?

8 milligrams (mg) a day for women and 11 mg a day for men


Nutrilite Mineral Sticks

One stick provides 10 mg of zincZinc contributes to the normal function of the immune system;

How much should you get per day

10 mg of zincZinc contributes to the normal function of the immune system;


Symptoms of Deficiency

  • Poor memory

  • Depression

  • High Cholesterol

  • Anxiety

  • Eczema


Lecithin is a fat that is essential in the cells of the body. It can be found in many foods, including soybeans and egg yolks. Lecithin is taken as a medicine and is also used in the manufacturing of medicines. Lecithin is used for treating memory disorders such as dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

Foods that contain Lecithin

  • Meat

  • Eggs

  • Seafood

  • Vegetables like soybeans, Black beans, broccoli


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Vitamin E

Known to

Stabilise cell membranes
Helps top reduce the risk of caridiovascular disease
Improves immune fuction and reduce susceptibility to infection
Protect  against eye diseses such as macular degenratio and cataracts
Works with vitamin C to prevent oxidation of LDL cholesterol


As a fat-soluble nutrient, vitamin E functions mainly as an antioxidant, which means it helps protect cells from damage caused by unstable molecules called free radicals.


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Omega 3

Deficiency Symptoms

  • Poor attention and concentration

  • Mood swings, irritability

  • Problems sleeping

  • Fatigue, low energy

  • Painful joints


Omega-3 fish oil contains both docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). Omega-3 fatty acids are essential nutrients that are important in preventing and managing heart disease. Findings show omega-3 fatty acids may help to: Lower blood pressure

Foods Containing Omega 3

  • Anchovy and Salmon fish

  • Flaxseed

  • Walnuts

  • Flaxseeds.

  • Eggs

  • Milk

  • Soybean oil

  • Olive oil


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Deficiency  symptoms

  • Cramps and Muscle Spasms

  • Tiredness and fatigue, insomnia, sleepiness

  • Numbness in tips of fingers

  • Abnormal heart Rhythm

  • Nail and skin symptoms. ...

  • If you lack calcium in your diet the body will take calcium from you bones to keep in balance which can lead to  osteoporosis. ...

  • Dental Problems. ...

  • Severe deficiency - Mental confusion Depression.


Calcium and its Role in Human Body. Calcium is very essential in muscle contraction, oocyte activation, building strong bones and teeth, blood clotting, nerve impulse, transmission, regulating heart beat and fluid balance within cells.

Calcium Rich Foods

  • Milk, Cheese and Yoghurt. ...

  • Dark  green vegetables

  • Almonds...

.How Much per day.

1000mg per day ideally from your diet


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Deficiency Symptoms

  • Muscle Twitches and Cramps. ...

  • Mental Disorders. ...

  • Osteoporosis. ...

  • Fatigue and Muscle Weakness. ...

  • High Blood Pressure. ...

  • Asthma. ...

  • Irregular Heartbeat.


Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It helps to maintain normal nerve and muscle function, supports a healthy immune system, keeps the heartbeat steady, and helps bones remain strong. It also helps adjust blood glucose levels. It aids in the production of energy and protein

Magnesium Rich Foods

Fruits high in magnesium include dried figs, avocados, guavas, bananas, kiwi fruit, papayas, blackberries, raspberries, cantaloupes, and grapefruit.
Nuts are nutritious and tasty. Types of nuts that are particularly high in magnesium include almondscashews and Brazil nuts. For instance, a 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of cashews contains 82 mg of magnesium

Daily needs

 Men should generally consume 400 to 420 milligrams (mg) of magnesium daily. Healthy adult women should consume 310 to 320 mg daily.


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Eye Health

Common Issues

  • Cataracts,

  • Macular degeneration,

  • Gaucoma.

  • Poor Night vision

Adding high-quality supplements will accelerate that outcome and further reduce the risk of cataracts, glaucoma, eye floaters, retinopathy and optic neuritis. ... Bilberry: Protects the retina and improves night vision; reduces cataracts, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.

 Lutein is naturally present in the back part of the eye that filters blue light and helps maintain cell vitality. Bilberry contains anthocyanosides, a type of antioxidant that supports a healthy inflammatory response to further support eye health.

Bilberry or Blueberry can be bought in vegetable shops . Ripe blueberries are sweet and can be added to smoothies


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Herbal Products


• Helps fatigue
• Improves physical endurance
• Reduce anxiety and depression
• Improves memory
• Lowers Blood Pressure
• Protects arteries
• Helps control blood sugar
• Protects liver
• Anti-cancer
• Protects healthy cells during radiation therapy for cancer

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