Why gumi?

Think you get enough vitamins and minerals you need from your diet? Hmm...think again. Many of us fall far short of the recommended levels. But why? Modern farming and genetic modification mean some produce may have a lower nutritional value. So even when we’re making healthy food choices, they could be lacking vital trace elements. But why does it matter? Well, a lack of vits in your daily diet can be a risk factor for your body. Topping up with gumi can help you stay in good health.

Vitamin A

Vital for normal vision, your immune system, and reproduction this clever little vit helps your heart, lungs, kidneys, and other organs work properly.

Thiamine (B1)

This B Vit is an essential nutrient for all of your body’s tissues – helping them to function properly.

Riboflavin (B2)

A vital vit to maintain your body’s energy supply, it also helps break down proteins, fats, and carbohydrates.

Niacon (B3)

Has a wide range of uses in the body, helping functions in the digestive system, skin and nervous system to reduce tiredness and fatigue as well as maintaining healthy skin

Pantothenic Acid (B5)

One of the most important vitamins for human life. It's necessary for making blood cells, and it helps you convert the food you eat into energy.

Vitamin B6

Needed for proper brain development (in kids) and function (for people of all ages). It helps the body make the hormones serotonin, which regulates mood and norepinephrine, which helps your body cope with stress

Vitamin B12

A nutrient that helps keep the body's nerve and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA, the genetic material in all cells. Vitamin B12 also helps prevent a type of anemia called megaloblastic anemia that makes people tired and weak

Biotin

Along with helping the body metabolize fats and carbohydrates, biotin has been linked to improved hair health and maintaining proper function of the nervous system.

Vitamin C

Necessary for the growth, development and repair of all body tissues. It's involved in many body functions, including formation of collagen, absorption of iron, the immune system, wound healing, and the maintenance of cartilage, bones, and teeth.

Vitamin D3

Essential for the absorption of dietary calcium and phosphate in the small intestine.  It plays an important role in maintaining healthy bones along with a healthy heart, circulation, brain and immune function.

Vitamin E

Acting as an antioxidant, protecting body fats for oxidative damage and rancidity.  It has a strengthening effect on muscle fibres, boosts the immune system and improves skin suppleness and healing.

Vitamin K1

Essential for making important blood proteins involved in blood clotting and needed for the synthesis of osteocalcin – a calcium – binding protein found in bones.

Folic Acid

Helps your body produce and maintain new cells and is Involved in the synthesis and metabolism of proteins, sugar, and nucleic acids during cell division. 

Zinc

Acts as an antioxidant and is essential for the proper function of over a hundred different enzymes.  It helps the immune system fight off invading bacteria and viruses and helps the body to make proteins and DNA.

Selenium

A trace element that’s essential for cell growth and immune function.  It’s also important for immunity, stimulating the production of natural killer cells which fight viral and bacterial infections.

Iodine

The body needs iodine to make thyroid hormones. These hormones control the body's metabolism and many other important functions