nutrient index

We strongly encourage a healthy diet. Learn more about the essential vitamins required for your child to grow, and how they can implemented easily into their diet.

calcium

Ca

iodine

I

magnesium

Mg

vitamin

A

vitamin

B2

vitamin

B6

vitamin

D3

Biotin

Inulin

Lysine

fatty acid

EPA

vitamin

B12

vitamin

B5

vitamin

C

zinc

Zn

FOS

iron

Fe

fatty acid

DHA

vitamin

B1

vitamin

B3

vitamin

B9

vitamin

K

Biotin

Biotin

found in sunflower seeds

benefits

Assists with utilising energy from macronutrients such as carbohydrates, fats and protein

Biotin is used in a wide variety of metabolic processes in the body and assists with the utilisation of carbohydrates, fats and amino acids and can be found in avocado, nuts and sunflower seeds.
zinc Zn
calcium Ca

calcium

Ca

Calcium

found in dairy products

benefits

Supports healthy bones and teeth

Calcium is an essential mineral required for many functions in the body. Calcium is mainly found in the bone and is needed for healthy bones. Calcium can be found in foods such as milk, cheese, yoghurt, tofu, sardines and broccoli.
FOS

FOS

Fructooligosaccharides

garlic, onion

benefits

Source of soluble fibre

Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) are undigestible dietary fibres derived from foods such as onion, garlic, asparagus and banana's.
calcium Ca
Inulin

Inulin

Inulin

found in banana

benefits

Supports bowel regularity

Inulin is a naturally occurring fibre found in a variety of vegetables and plant based foods.
FOS
iodine I

iodine

I

Iodine

found in seaweed & seafood

benefits

Supports healthy cognitive function

Iodine is an important nutrient for growth and development. Animal and plant based foods from the sea are considered the most abundant source of iodine.
Inulin
iron Fe

iron

Fe

iron

found in kale & red meat

benefits

Supports oxygen transport in the body

benefits

Maintains general health and wellbeing

benefits

Maintains iron levels in the body

Iron has many biochemical and enzymatic functions required for healthy growth and development. Iron is best known for carrying oxygen around the body that binds to haemoglobin molecules on red blood cells.
iodine I
Lysine

Lysine

lysine

found in legumes

benefits

Supports healthy growth & development

Lysine is an essential amino acid. It is abundant in foods such as meat, fish and other protein rich foods.
iron Fe
magnesium Mg

magnesium

Mg

magnesium

found in leafy greens

benefits

May assist with healthy nervous system function

benefits

Supports energy production

benefits

Supports healthy muscle function

Magnesium plays a role in over 300 enzymatic reactions and many biological functions in the body. Magnesium can be found in wholegrains, green leafy vegetables, nuts and seeds.
Lysine
fatty acid DHA

fatty acid

DHA

docosahexanoic acid

found in fish & avocado

benefits

Supports healthy nervous system function

benefits

Supports healthy cognitive function

Essential fatty acids are omega-3 and omega-6 fats that are essential in the diet as they cannot be produced in the body. Dietary sources include deep ocean fish such as salmon and tuna, avocado, nuts and seeds and edamame.
magnesium Mg
fatty acid EPA

fatty acid

EPA

eicosapentaeonic acid

found fish & avocado

benefits

Supports healthy nervous system function

benefits

Supports healthy cognitive function

Essential fatty acids are omega-3 and omega-6 fats that are essential in the diet as they cannot be produced in the body. Dietary sources include deep ocean fish such as salmon and tuna, avocado, nuts and seeds and edamame.
fatty acid DHA
vitamin A

vitamin

A

Retinol

found in cantaloupe

benefits

Maintains immune system health

benefits

Supports healthy immune system function

benefits

Supports healthy growth & development

Vitamin A refers to a group of fat-soluble dietary compounds found in foods as either Vitamin A or as carotenes. Sweet potato, cantaloupe and mangos are all sources of Vitamin A.
fatty acid EPA
vitamin B1

vitamin

B1

Thiamine

found in oranges

benefits

B Group vitamins collectively assist with utilising energy from macronutrients such as carbohydrates, fats and protein

B1 is a water soluble vitamin that cannot be stored in the body, therefore needs to be consumed in the diet in order for levels to be maintained. B1 is an important cofactor in utilising dietary carbohydrates as energy in the body.
vitamin A
vitamin B12

vitamin

B12

Cobalamin

found in fish & meat

benefits

B Group vitamins collectively assist with utilising energy from macronutrients such as carbohydrates, fats and protein

B12 is involved in the function of all cells and plays a role in growth and metabolism. It can be found predominantly in animal based foods such as meat, eggs and fish.
vitamin B1
vitamin B2

vitamin

B2

riboflavin

found in dairy products

benefits

B Group vitamins collectively assist with utilising energy from macronutrients such as carbohydrates, fats and protein

B2 is a water soluble vitamin that needs to be consumed from the diet as it is unable to be stored in the body. B2 is a co-factor for many enzymatic reactions in the body and can be found in a variety of dairy products.
vitamin B12
vitamin B3

vitamin

B3

Niacin

found in peaches & nectarines

benefits

B Group vitamins collectively assist with utilising energy from macronutrients such as carbohydrates, fats and protein

B3 is a water soluble vitamin involved in a wide range of biological functions including energy production and the utilisation of fatty acids. Foods containing B3 include beef, chicken, turkey, peaches, apricots and prunes.
vitamin B2
vitamin B5

vitamin

B5

pantothenic acid

found in potatoes

benefits

B Group vitamins collectively assist with utilising energy from macronutrients such as carbohydrates, fats and protein

B5 is involved in many biochemcal reactions in the body and can be found in potatoes, legumes and fruit.
vitamin B3
vitamin B6

vitamin

B6

pyridoxine

found in red peppers

benefits

B Group vitamins collectively assist with utilising energy from macronutrients such as carbohydrates, fats and protein

B6 is a water soluble vitamin involved in the making of neurotransmitters and a range of other biological processes. B6 can be found in foods such as shitake mushrooms, red peppers, fish and wholegrains.
vitamin B5
vitamin B9

vitamin

B9

folic acid

found in leafy greens

benefits

Assists healthy red blood cell production

Folic acid which can also be known as folate is a form of a water-soluble B vitamin. It occurs naturally in foods such as green leafy vegetables
vitamin B6
vitamin C

vitamin

C

ascorbic acid

found in berries

benefits

Supports iron levels in the body

benefits

Maintains iron levels in the body

benefits

Supports healthy immune system function

Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) is an important nutrient found in a variety of fruits and vegetables such as berries, papaya, oranges and kiwi fruit. It may assist with healthy immune system function.
vitamin B9
vitamin D3

vitamin

D3

vitamin d3

gained through sunshine exposure

benefits

Supports healthy muscle function

benefits

Assists with Calcium absorption

benefits

Supports healthy immune system function

Vitamin D3 is a fat-soluble nutrient that is produced by the action of sunlight. It assists with the absorption of dietary calcium and may assist with supporting a healthy immune system.
vitamin C
vitamin K

vitamin

K

vitamin k

found in meat & cheese

benefits

Maintains bone strength

benefits

Supports bone mineralisation

Vitmain K is a fat soluble vitamin and there are 2 different types, Vitmain K1 and K2. Vitmain K2 is found in fermented foods and meats.
vitamin D3
zinc Zn

zinc

Zn

Zinc

found in seafood

benefits

Supports healthy immune system function

benefits

Supports healthy growth & development

Zinc is an essential trace element. This nutrient is mostly found in meat and seafood and supports healthy growth and development and healthy immune system function.
vitamin K
Zn