Vitamins are organic compounds your body needs for vital functions. Vitamins are good for cell growth, energy production and your immune system.
We need vitamins, Powerhair® products have (it) in them!
WHAT ARE VITAMINS AND WHY DO WE NEED THEM?
WHAT DOES VITAMINS CONTAIN?
Vitamins are naturally found in our food, especially in fruits and vegetables. A healthy, vitamin-rich and varied diet is therefore important for our well-being.
HOW OFTEN SHOULD VITAMINS BE TAKEN?
That depends on the one hand on your personal circumstances (such as diet and lifestyle) and on the other hand on how the body is able to store some vitamins. A regular supply every 12 hours is recommended. This enables a continuous supply of vitamins without interruption through the intestine.
- Water-soluble vitamins, for example, can only be stored in small amounts and should therefore be consumed every day. They include vitamin C and the 8 vitamins from the B group (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, biotin, folic acid and B12).
- Fat-soluble vitamins such as vitamins A, D, E and K can be stored by the body in adipose tissue and therefore longer.
The body can even produce vitamins B3 and D itself. However, other nutrients and vitamins must serve as building blocks for this. All other 11 vitamins must normally be ingested through the daily diet.
Vitamin A (Retinol)
This vitamin also includes the organic compounds of provitamin A. Vitamin A is important for good eyesight and for the immune system. It protects the mucous membranes and our skin and regulates the formation of tissue.
Vitamin B1 (thiamine)
Thiamine plays a crucial role in generating energy from carbohydrates. The same applies to nerve excitation and the build-up of nerve messenger substances (neurotransmitters). The fact that B1 is essential for the functioning of the nervous system has led to its popular name as the "mood vitamin".
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
Vitamin B2 is required for the conversion of fats, carbohydrates and proteins into energy.Also for the production of red blood cells and for active protection of the skin and mucous membranes
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
Vitamin B3 is essential for numerous metabolic processes in the body and also supports the health of the nervous system.
Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid)
A vitamin that is found in all foods and is needed by the body to build neurotransmitters and hormones and to produce energy.
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)
Contributes to the formation and breakdown of proteins and plays a central role in the amino acid metabolism. It is also important for the nervous and immune systems, for blood formation - such as the synthesis of hemoglobin - as well as for the detoxification of the metabolic intermediate product homocysteine.
Vitamin B7 (Biotin)
Biotin is central to the generation of energy from carbohydrates and fats and to the synthesis and breakdown of fatty acids. The vitamin contributes to the regulation of blood sugar levels and promotes the incorporation of sulfur in hair and nails. Its reliable availability for the organism is therefore essential for a good structure of skin, hair and nails.
Vitamin B9 (folic acid)
Folic acid is involved in the construction of genetic material and is required for cell division and cell growth. It is also essential for blood formation and nerve metabolism. It also supports the detoxification of homocysteine. In men, it ensures good quality spermatozoa. Folic acid also promotes the production of antibodies and the growth of hair and nails.
Vitamin B12 (cobalamin)
Like folic acid, cobalamin promotes the formation of genetic material. It supports and controls cell division, the formation of red blood cells and the construction of nerve fibers. In combination with folic acid, vitamin B12 not only helps to detoxify the metabolic intermediate homocysteine, but also contributes to the ability to concentrate, a positive mood, optimism and joie de vivre.
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)
Vitamin C is one of the most important antioxidants. Vitamin C protects the cells from free radicals and the associated "oxidative stress". It strengthens the immune system and plays an important role in the formation of hormones, neurotransmitters, connective tissue and bones. Vitamin C is also important for detoxification, vascular sealing, wound healing and iron absorption. The entire metabolism, blood vessels, gums, skin, eyes and nerves benefit equally from this "all-rounder". It can also have a beneficial effect on mood, sleep and concentration.
Vitamin D (cholecalciferol)
Vitamin D is of particular importance because it can be absorbed not only through food, but also through the skin through sunlight. It has the function of a prohormone in our body, one of whose main tasks is the regulation of bone metabolism . It increases the ability of the intestines to absorb calcium and promotes the activities of bone-building cells. Vitamin D is involved in the regulation of phosphate metabolism, suppresses parathyroid function, controls cell growth and insulin secretion of the beta cells in the pancreas. It also has cancer-suppressing properties, for example by promoting cell maturation and differentiation and initiating cell death (apoptosis) in damaged cells.
Vitamin E (tocopherol)
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin and has positive antioxidant properties. It protects polyunsaturated fatty acids in the cell membrane from oxidation and prevents deposits in blood vessels. The genetic material (DNA) and the blood lipids (lipid fractions such as LDL, HDL) are also protected by natural vitamin E from attack by harmful free radicals. It prevents inflammation and arteriosclerosis. Vitamin E also has cancer-suppressing properties. It inhibits nitrosamine formation and promotes apoptosis in mutated, irreparably damaged cells.
Vitamin K (phylloquinone and menaquinone)
Alpha Lipoic Acid
Coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinone)
The body's own Q10 is synthesized in the liver and, as an electron transmitter, has the task of supplying all cells with energy. Q10 also acts as an antioxidant in a greasy environment and can regenerate used or oxidized vitamin E. It promotes the coenzyme, contributes to the stabilization of cell membranes and increases immune protection. Q10 is required for normal heart function and increases the resistance of the heart tissue. Increasing age, alcohol consumption and medication reduce the body's own production of Q10 and it therefore makes sense to compensate for this circumstance through conscious intake or to supplement it preventively from the age of 40.
Works together with choline in the construction of cell membranes and serves as a signaling substance in the transmission of control commands to the cell. Inositol promotes hair health and hair growth. A tendency to eczema is often due to an inositol deficiency.
Lycopene (also lycopene or leucopene)
An equally powerful antioxidant. In the male gonads in particular, it plays an important role in the defense against free radicals. There is reasonable evidence that lycopene intake reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer (particularly prostate cancer), diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis or infertility. A moderate reduction in cholesterol levels can also be achieved. In addition, it improves the communication between the cells and has a positive influence on cell growth. Lycopene is red in color and is found in high concentrations in tomatoes.