Vitamins and minerals are essential for normal metabolic functions including hematopoiesis.
The members of Vitamin B-group are components of enzyme system that regulates various stages of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism, each of the components playing a specific biological role.
Vitamin C is involved in tissue repair and collagen formation.
Vitamin A plays an essential role in the function of retina and is essential for growh and differentiation of epithelial tissue.
Vitamin E is an antioxidant which preserves essential cellular constituents.
Vitamin D is supplemented for prevention and cure of nutritional and metabolic rickets and for treatment of hypoparathyroidism.
Iron, copper, manganese and zinc serve as catalysts in enzyme systems which perform vital cellular functions.
Potassium and calcium are essential for normal excitability of muscle tissue, specially cardiac muscle.
Iodine is essential in the development and functioning of the thyroid gland and for formation of thyroxine hormone.