NUTRIENTS GLOSSARY

" The only morning coffee
your body will ever need "
 
Replacing your regular morning coffee for a 'COFFEE WITH BENEFITS' will provide YOUR body with an abundant number of nutrients which our coffee contains.
By scroll through the list below you will be able to see exactly what VITAMINS, MINERALS & ANTIOXIDANTS our HEMPAL COFFEE contains and the HEALTH BENEFITS each nutrient has on YOUR BODY.
 

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VITAMINS

 A
  • A fat-soluble vitamin
  • Works as an antioxidant, fighting cell damage
  • Important for normal vision
  • Supports a healthy immune system
  • Reduces your risk of acne
  • Supports bone health
  • Promotes a healthy reproductive system
BETA - CAROTENE
  • The human body converts beta carotene into vitamin A (retinol)
  • All the same benefits of vitamin A. The advantage of dietary beta carotene is that the body only converts as much as it needs
B1
  • Common name of Thiamine

  • Enables the body to use carbohydrates as energy
  • Essential for glucose metabolism
  • Supports heart rhythm
  • Helps to maintain nerve cell health
B2
  • Common name of Riboflavin
  • Plays a vital role in maintaining the body's energy supply
  • Helps to break down proteins, fats and carbohydrates to produce energy
  • Plays a major role in energy production
  • Used for the development and function of the skin
  • Important for eye health
  • Essential for overall body growth
B3
  • Common name of Niacin
  • Boosts brain function
  • Improves skin function
  • Lowers “bad” LDL cholesterol
  • Raises “good” HDL cholesterol
B5
  • Common name of Pantothenic acid
  • Plays a vital role in maintaining the body's energy supply
  • Helps to break down proteins, fats and carbohydrates to produce energy
  • For healthy skin, hair and eyes
  • Contributes to the making of red blood cells which carry oxygen throughout the body
  • Contributes to the making of sex and stress-related hormones in the adrenal glands
  • Maintains proper functioning of the nervous system and liver
B6
  • Common name of Pyridoxine
  • Involved in producing the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine
  • Maintains brain health and function
  • Used in protein and glucose metabolism
  • Used in the manufacture of haemoglobin
B9
  • Common name of folate or folic acid
  • Helps to form DNA and RNA
  • Needed to produce healthy red blood cells
  • Protects against neural tube defects in the unborn foetus
C
  • Common name of folate or folic acid
  • Helps to form DNA and RNA
  • Needed to produce healthy red blood cells
  • Protects against neural tube defects in the unborn foetus
E
  • Common name Tocopherols
  • Works as a powerful antioxidant, fighting cell damage
  • Supports the immune system
  • Plays important roles in vision, reproduction and in the health of your blood, brain and skin
K
  • Also known as Phytonadione
  • Plays a significant role in blood clotting
  • The body needs Vitamin K to produce prothrombin, a protein and clotting factor that is important in blood clotting and bone metabolism
  • Regulates blood calcium levels
  • Supports the maintenance of strong bones, improves bone density and decreases the risk of fractures
  • Increases memory performance

 

MINERALS

 CALCIUM
  • Assists blood clotting
  • Essential for muscle contraction
  • Builds strong bones and teeth
  • Regulates heartbeat
  • Aids in the fluid balance within cells
COPPER
  • Makes red blood cells
  • Keep nerve cells healthy
  • Supports your immune system
  • Aids in collagen formation, a protein which helps make up your bones and tissues
  • Protects cells from damage
  • Absorbs iron into your body
  • Helps turn sugar into energy
IRON
  • Oxygen transportation to cells and tissues
  • Aids proper immune system functioning
  • Plays an important role in enzyme functioning
  • Helps store oxygen in muscle cells
MAGNESIUM
  • Maintains healthy brain function
  • Helps regulate muscle contractions
  • Aids the body in the production of energy and proteins
  • Helps bones remain strong
  • Supports a healthy immune system
MANGANESE
  • Metabolises important nutrients such as amino acids, cholesterol, glucose and carbohydrates
  • Plays a role in bone formation
  • Aids blood clotting
PHOSPHOROUS
  • Used in the growth, maintenance and repair of cells and tissues
  • Important for kidney health
  • Keep your bones strong and healthy
  • Assists muscle movement
  • Essential for energy production
POTASSIUM
  • Regulates nerve impulses
  • Maintains a steady heart rhythm
  • Helps to control blood pressure
  • Offsets the effect of sodium
SELENIUM
  • Plays a critical role in metabolism and thyroid function
  • A powerful antioxidant that fights oxidative stress also known as DNA damage
  • Heart healthy mineral
  • Boosts your immune system
  • Maintains higher cognitive function
ZINC
  • DNA and protein synthesis
  • Boosts your immune system
  • Accelerates wound healing
  • Decreases inflammation

 

ANTIOXIDANTS

 ANTHOCYANINS
  • Strong antioxidant effects against free radical damage
  • Helps to reduce inflammation
  • Protects against memory impairment
  • Helps to regulate blood sugar levels
BIO - ACTIVE COMPOUNDS
  • Play an important role in human health and are comprised of biologically active nutrients found in nature which have effects on our body at cellular levels

PHYTONUTRIENTS

  • Also called phytochemicals
  • Are powerful antioxidants
  • Repair DNA damage from exposure to toxins
  • May alter estrogen metabolism
  • Anti-inflammatory activities
  • Supports a healthy immune system
POLYPHENOLS
  • Micronutrients found in fruit and vegetables
  • Strong antioxidant effects against free radical damage
  • May lower your risk of heart disease
  • Helps to reduce inflammation
  • May promote brain function
  • May promote healthy digestion