RAAS powder mix contains 24 of the essential vitamins and minerals that are needed in a day-to-day foods, including calcium for healthy bones, DHA Omega 3 for healthy brain, eyes and hearts. Iron to help maintain fitness and zinc which helps to keep your immune system healthy. Click on the below vitamins and minerals to view their benefits.
Vitamin A helps support healthy vision, teeth, and skin. It also helps in the normal development of cells and bones. The best sources for vitamin A are in dairy products, such as milk and cheese, as well as in eggs, liver, fish, most nuts, and in fruits and vegetables such as cantaloupes, carrots, yams, squash, tomatoes, blackberries, spinach, avocados, peas and pumpkins.
Vitamin C promotes healthy teeth and gums, and supports the healing process of wounds, burns and broken bones. It does this by assisting collagen formation and tissue repair. Vitamin C also improves the absorption of folic acid, calcium and iron, and supports healthy blood vessels.Vitamin C can be found in citrus fruits and vegetables, such as broccoli.
Calcium helps to support the growth and maintenance of healthy bones and teeth, and is needed for proper nerve and muscle function. The best sources for calcium are in dairy products such as milk, yogurt and cheese, as well as in broccoli, turnip greens, nuts, kelp, caviar, sardines and tofu. While none of our products contain iron it is an essential mineral and an important component in oxygen transport and metabolism. The body stores about 15% of iron for future needs and uses it when dietary intake is inadequate.Sources are seafood, red meats, whole grains and eggs.
Vitamin D is used by the body to help with absorption of calcium and phosphorus to assist in the normal growth and maintenance of bones and teeth. It also helps to maintain a healthy immune and nervous system. The best sources for vitamin D are in fortified milk, egg yolks, fatty fish, liver, mushrooms and by the body as a response to sunlight exposure.
Vitamin E an antioxidant and a fat-soluble vitamin – is necessary for tissue repair. It promotes normal blood clotting and healing, which helps to reduce scarring from some wounds. Vitamin E can be found in nuts and vegetables.
Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that assists in normal blood clotting. It also helps the body maintain normal blood calcium levels and supports normal bone formation and repair. Vitamin K is found in dark green leafy vegetable such as spinach, broccoli and kale, as well as nuts (pine, cashews, chestnuts and hazelnuts) and liver.
Vitamin B1 is a fat-soluble vitamin that assists in normal blood clotting. It also helps the body maintain normal blood calcium levels and supports normal bone formation and repair. Vitamin K is found in dark green leafy vegetable such as spinach, broccoli and kale, as well as nuts (pine, cashews, chestnuts and hazelnuts) and liver.
Vitamin B2 is used by the body to promote the release of energy from carbohydrates, fats and proteins. It also aids in maintaining integrity of red blood cells.
Pyridoxine required for protein, red blood cell metabolism, nervous and immune systems and to manufacture hemoglobin. Helps convert stored carbohydrates to glucose to maintain normal blood sugar levels when caloric intake is low.
Folate is a form of a water-soluble B vitamin. Folate occurs naturally in foods is used for the production and maintenance of new cells.
Vitamin B12 is helpful for the normal growth and development of red blood cells, skin and hair. It promotes a healthy nervous system, and is necessary for calcium absorption by the body. The best sources for vitamin B12 are in dairy products such as milk, and cheeses like Swiss and blue cheese. It can also be found in ham, eggs, beef, liverwurst, liver, and kidney as well as a variety of fish and shellfish (salmon, sardines, snapper, flounder, herring, mackerel, oysters and clams).
Biotin supports general health as well as growth and development, including nerves, bones, blood cells, hair and skin.Biotin can be found in nuts, whole grains, dairy and meat.
Vitamin B5 participates in release of energy from carbohydrates, fats and protein, aids in the utilization of vitamins. Improves resistance to stress, helps cell building and development of the central nervous system, helps the adrenal glands and fights infections by building antibodies.
Phosphorus is needed for bone and tooth formation, cell growth, contraction of heart muscle, kidney function, and utilization of vitamins and conversion of food to energy.
Iodine helps support normal thyroid function, cell function and helps maintain healthy skin, nails and hair. Iodine can be found in seafood, nuts and seeds.
Magnesium plays an important role in maintaining normal heart rhythm. Required for Calcium and Vitamin C metabolism and helps convert blood sugar into energy.
Zinc is essential for healthy digestion, cell reproduction and tissue growth. It also supports the immune system and helps with wound healing. The best sources for zinc are beef, turkey, and seafood such as oysters, shrimp, and crab, as well as whole grains, eggs, peanuts and beans.
Selenium is a part of antioxidant enzymes protecting cells against damaging effects of free radicals. Free radicals, produced during normal oxygen metabolism, can damage cells and contribute to the development of some chronic diseases. Selenium is also required for normal functioning of the thyroid gland and immune system.
Copper is a part of antioxidant enzymes protecting cells against damaging effects of free radicals. Free radicals, produced during normal oxygen metabolism, can damage cells and contribute to the development of some chronic diseases. Selenium is also required for normal functioning of the thyroid gland and immune system.
Manganese maintains a healthy immune system, regulates blood sugar, helps build strong bones and is used in protein and fat metabolism. It helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function and steady heart rhythm. Involved in energy metabolism and protein synthesis. Important to carbohydrate metabolism and may influence release and activity of insulin, the hormone that helps control blood glucose levels.
DHA-Omega-3 fatty acids may help improve insulin sensitivity, improve heart health, reduce high blood pressure, help prevent cancer and help diminish depression.