It no longer needs to be proven that vitamins are important. Every vitamin has its function in the body of humans and animals.

Functions of Vitamin A

Vitamin A plays a role in the conveyance of light stimuli

It contributes to maintenance of skin and mucous membranes

Fights infections and strengthens the immune system

Has a protective efficacy against cancer - particularly lung and skin cancer.

Functions of Vitamin D

Helps with the absorption of calcium from the intestines

Works to place calcium in the skeleton and teeth, providing them with strength.

Functions of Vitamin E

Promotes the absorption of Vitamin A and beta-carotene

Together with unsaturated fatty acids, it plays a role in the construction of bodily cells

Protects unsaturated fatty acids against the harmful effects of oxygen and is thus used as a preservative.

Functions of Vitamin K

Plays an important role in blood coagulation. Without Vitamin K we would not stop bleeding.

Functions of Vitamin B

Plays a role in metabolizing proteins, fats and carbohydrates.

Functions of Vitamin C

Is an active substance in hormones and enzymes

Plays an important role in the absorption of iron

Plays a role in the formation of connective tissue

Protects other vitamins against the harmful effects of oxygen and is thus an anti-oxidant.

Insects have a very particular vitamin profile. It can vary greatly depending upon the type.

The tables below show the established data; we do not yet have any data about Vitamin C. More familiar foods are mentioned by way of comparison.