Micronutrients: Types, Functions, Benefits and More

All diets consist primarily of macronutrients in the form of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. Most people appreciate the importance of having an appropriate supply and balance of these three nutrient groups. However, many people overlook or are not aware of the multitude of micronutrients that work with macronutrients to maintain healthy bodily function. Micronutrients influence DNA synthesis, hormone and enzyme production, metabolism, immune activity, limit oxidative stress, and much more. Using a micronutrient supplement such as HoltraCeuticals’ Mito Immune helps support these functions, protect against oxidative damage, and slow the symptoms of aging. 

What is Mito Immune?

Micronutrients are classified as various chemicals found in trace amounts in food. They are more commonly known as vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Mito Immune is a micronutrient supplement containing an extensive collection of beneficial and essential micronutrients. 

The most common method of acquiring micronutrients is through diet. However, those who are deficient in specific micronutrients, have dietary restrictions such as being a vegetarian or vegan, or those with conditions that impact nutrient absorption, may not get what they need from diet alone. This is where supplementation becomes important. Supplementing with Mito Immune helps ensure that the body gets all the micronutrients it needs. 



What does Mito Immune Do?

The micronutrients found in Mito Immune support several areas of wellness. Perhaps the greatest benefit of Mito Immune is that it helps restore and support healthy immune function by combating oxidative stress and promoting the eradication of free radicals. An added benefit of these actions is that they may also slow the aging process. The individual ingredients of Mito Immune also supply impressive health benefits. We discuss some of the most notable ingredients and their positive impact on wellness below. 

Vitamins

Many powerful vitamins are included in Mito Immune. Each of which provide notable support to various areas of the body. Below is a selection of the many vitamins in Mito Immune.

Vitamin A/Beta Carotene

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that has many positive attributes including combating free radicals, maintaining skin and eye health, and promoting tissue repair. Mito Immune contains beta carotene, which is naturally converted by the body into vitamin A. Vitamin A converted from beta carotene is more easily used by the body. 

B Vitamins

A small but impactful collection of B vitamins is included in Mito Immune. The B-complex of vitamins mutually support one another and provide many benefits throughout the body. B vitamins help ease headaches, muscle cramps, and carpal tunnel, may reduce the risk of certain cancers, and exhibit antidepressant properties. B12 specifically can improve the production of hemoglobin, which improves oxygenation of cells. The effect of this is more energy and reduced sensations of fatigue. 

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a vitamin and antioxidant that shares several qualities with vitamin A. It is known for its ability to support immune function, combat oxidative stress, and may prevent common forms of illness, particularly those pertaining to the skin and eyes. It also combats free radicals, which limits oxidative stress and slows the aging process. Vitamin C is also used in the production of collagen, which supports the creation of connective tissue and promotes wound healing. 

Minerals

Mito Immune also contains several beneficial minerals needed to maintain healthy bodily function. Some of those that people most frequently have a deficiency of are mentioned below.

Zinc

Zinc is well recognized for its ability to support immune, brain, and heart function. It is also a co-factor of over 100 enzymes, making it an important part of many processes. 

Calcium

Calcium is an essential component of bone building and strengthening. It also plays a role in blood pressure regulation and acts as an antacid. 

Chromium

Chromium is a mineral that individuals with type 2 diabetes may be familiar. The essential substance helps remove excess sugar from the bloodstream and converts it into useable energy. 

Selenium

Selenium is an important part of healthy brain function, metabolism, and the production of essential enzymes. The mineral also has antioxidant properties and has been shown to be effective for alleviating symptoms associated with asthma, arthritis, and infertility. 

Other Notable Ingredients

L-cysteine and malic acid are two substances included in Mito Immune that provide exceptional support to various areas of wellness. Their effects are notable regarding immune function and antioxidant activity. 

L-Cysteine

L-cysteine is described as a “semi-essential” amino acid. This is because the body can produce it in small amounts but still relies on external sources for optimal levels. The primary role of l-cysteine is the production of glutathione. Glutathione is considered the master antioxidant and provides notable benefits by limiting oxidative stress, helping to protect against oxidative damage, and repairing cells affected by it. 

Apart from glutathione production, l-cysteine provides some relief of and protection against oxidative damage. Other benefits of l-cysteine include increased detoxification, improved blood glucose levels, and greater digestive health. Studies suggest that l-cysteine and may even improve psychiatric disorders. 

Malic Acid

Malic acid is a substance found in many fruits and vegetables. Supplementing with this naturally occurring acid may help ease chronic conditions such as kidney stones and fibromyalgia. Some studies suggest that malic acid may also improve athletic performance. However, its most notable impact is on the revitalization of cellular energy, which may play a role in combating oxidative stress and slowing the aging process. 

Adding Micronutrients Can Provide Big Results

The body requires a healthy supply of various vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other substances to function properly. Sadly, many regularly fall short of getting the optimal number of these varied micronutrients. Fortunately, you can get the micronutrients your body needs and support healthy bodily function by supplementing with HoltraCeuticals’ Mito Immune. Taking this supplement can help alleviate nutrient deficiencies, improve neurological function, boost immunity, and much more. Keep your body running at its best by supplementing with Mito Immune. 

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