Powerful protectors, antioxidants boost vitality by inhibiting oxidation and cell damage. Anti-oxidants play an important role in fertility health by protecting your developing baby from harmful free radicals.
Potassium plays a key role in hydration and energy production in your body. It also assists the healthy development and function of your babies nervous system, and is crucial in heart and muscle function.
Calcium helps to build healthy teeth and bones for your growing baby and can help reduce the risk of pre-eclampsia during pregnancy. An essential mineral required for the proper function of many of the body’s processes, Calcium is required for muscle contraction, nerve conduction and regular heart rate.
Magnesium helps your baby to build healthy teeth and bones. Magnesium is important in many biological reactions and is essential for muscle relaxation, protein synthesis and the healthy functioning of the nervous system. Leg and muscle cramping during pregnancy can be a sign of magnesium deficiency.
The second most abundant inorganic element in the body, Phosphorus is an important part of DNA and RNA. Phosphorus is essential in combination with Magnesium and Vitamin D to create healthy bones for your growing baby.
Niacin is prolific throughout the body, it’s co-enzymes are required in over 200 reactions, Niacin is essential for energy production, healthy skin, nervous system function, memory and proper digestive function.
As well as having specific individual roles, B vitamins are integral in energy production in the body, helping during pregnancy to metabolise carbohydrates, gaining energy from food, assisting brain development and neurological function for your growing baby.
Known most widely for it’s importance in retina function, Vitamin A is a key component in developing and maintaining healthy vision for both mums and bubs. Vitamin A is also needed for normal immune system function.
A water soluble vitamin, crucial in the formation of healthy collagen making it a structural component of ligaments, tendons, blood vessels and bone. Vitamin C plays a large role in neurotransmitter function and Vitamin C deficiency can affect mood. Vitamin C is also a powerful anti-oxidant, supporting your babies well-being.