All About Nutrition

Other Nutrients

Aside from the general vitamins, minerals and amino acids required for good health, there are several other nutrients which are considered to have vitamin-like properties and thus are essential for health.

These nutrients provide many healthy functions for the body, ensuring that good health is maintained.

Many of these other nutrients are actually foods (or a substantial part of certain foods), which have been shown to have especially beneficial effects on human health:



Some of other other nutrients, which exist in the body (but need to be topped up through the foods we eat), also have important health benefits:

The rest of the other nutrients also have important health benefits:

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NOTE: Mega doses of vitamins, minerals or other nutrients cannot cure illnesses and in fact can be very dangerous and produce toxic side effects and interfere with medicine you are taking. Always ensure you consult your doctor before taking any type of minerals supplement.
Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.