Vitamin/Mineral Chart

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Vitamin/
Mineral
Synergistic Substances
Inhibitors
Direct Effect on Body
Symptoms of Deficiency
Ailments Treated
A Calcium, Phosphorous, Zinc, C, D, E*, F, Choline, B complex Alcohol, coffee, cortisone, mineral oil, excess Iron Tissue repair, infection resistance, produces visual purple for night vision, helps bones, teeth, hair and skin Rough skin with blemishes, dry hair, fatigue, itchy/burning eyes, night blindness, sinus and nasal trouble, prone to infection, allergies Teeth and gums, allergies, asthma, heart disease, arthritis, migraines, stress, eczema, hepatitis, colds, bronchitis, athlete's foot, alcoholism, acne, diabetes, cystitis
B Complex Calcium, Phosphorus, C, E Coffee, alcohol, infection, sleeping pills, birth control pills, stress, sugar Metabolism, gastro-intestinal muscle tone, liver, eyes, nerves, hair, mouth, skin Indigestion, constipation, high cholesterol, fatigue, dull hair, insomnia, dry skin, acne, anemia Menstruation, barbiturate and alcohol abuse, migraines, weight, nausea, stress, hypoglycemia, allergies, hair loss, anemia, cystitis, heart disease, hypersensitive child
B1 Thiamine Folic Acid, Niacin, Manganese*, Sulfur, C, E, B2, B Complex* Fever, sugar, stress, raw clams, tobacco, surgery, alcohol, coffee Circulation, growth, energy, brain capacity, organ and muscle tone, digestion, appetite, metabolism, blood building, hair, eyes, nervous system, heart function Indigestion, heart pain, short of breath, numb extremities, loss of appetite, fatigue, irritability, nervousness, noise and pain sensitivity Pain, heart rate and failure, stress, nausea, indigestion, constipation, alcoholism, diabetes, anemia, mental illness
B2 Riboflavin Niacin, Phosphorus, C, B6**, B complex* Tobacco, sugar, alcohol, coffee Red blood cell formation, metabolism, cell respiration, eyes, nails, skin, hair, soft tissue Mouth sores, itchy/burning eyes, indigestion, dizziness, cataracts, retarded growth Arthritis, digestion, stress, diarrhea, athlete's foot, diabetes, cataracts, acne, hair loss, alcoholism
B6 pyridoxine Potassium, Magnesium, Sodium, EFAs, Pantothenic Acid, C, B1, B2, B complex* Birth control pills, radiation, tobacco, coffee, alcohol Antibodies, Sodium/Potassium balance, fat and protein burning, digestion, nervous system, skin, blood building, muscle tone Depression, dizziness, weakness, learning disabilities, irritability, arthritis, anemia, baldness, acne High cholesterol, hair loss, nervous disorders, nausea, stress, weight, atherosclerosis, oily face, mental, retardation, hypoglycemia, muscle disorders, cystitis, PMS (water retention)
B12 cobalamin Choline, Inositol, Potassium, Sodium, C, B6*, B complex* Laxatives, alcohol, tobacco, coffee Blood building, cell life, metabolism, nervous system, appetite Nervousness, anemia, weakness, motion and speech impediments Allergies, fatigue, shingles, hypoglycemia, stress, asthma, bursitis, anemia, epilepsy, weight, insomnia, arthritis
Biotin Folic Acid, Sulfur, Pantothenic Acid, C, B12, B Complex* Egg whites (uncooked), coffee, alcohol Fatty acid production, muscle tone, skin, Vitamin B absorption, cell growth, hair, metabolism Fatigue, dry or colourless skin, poor appetite, insomnia, muscle pain, depression Hair loss, eczema, dermatitis, leg cramps
Choline Folic Acid, Linoleic Acid, Inositol*, A, B12, B complex Coffee, sugar, alcohol Nervous system, hair, lecithin production, fat & cholestorol metabolism, liver, gall bladder, kidneys, thymus gland Stunted growth, heart disease, liver and kidney failure, fat intolerance, bleeding ulcers, high blood pressure Headaches, hair loss, atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, alcoholism, hypoglycemia, high blood pressure, insomnia, constipation, ear ringing, heart disease
Folic Acid folacin Biotin, Pantothenic Acid, C, B12*, B Complex* Tobacco, coffee, stress, alcohol General growth, reproduction, digestion, metabolism, blood builder, appetite, liver, glands Indigestion, stunted growth, gray hair, anemia Atherosclerosis, hair loss, mental disturbances, stress, ulcers, menstruation, fatigue, diarrhea, anemia, alcoholism
Inositol Linoleic Acid, Choline*, B12, B Complex* Coffee, alcohol Lower cholesterol, lecithin production, metabolism, hair, growth, slowing of atherosclerosis High cholesterol, eczema, baldness, eye problems, constipation High cholesterol, hair loss, heart disease, weight, atherosclerosis, constipation
Niacin niacinamide B3 Phosphorus*, C, B1, B2, B Complex* Antibiotics, sugar, starch, alcohol, corn, coffee Cholesterol breakdown, sex hormones, metabolism, digestion, general growth, circulation, nervous system, brain, liver, skin, tongue Canker sores, depression, nervous disorders, insomnia, skin sores, nausea, muscular weakness, halitosis, fatigue, headache, lack of appetite Hair loss, diarrhea, stress, bad circulation, leg cramps, halitosis, migraines, tooth decay, high blood pressure, acne
Pantothenic Acid B5 Biotin, Folic Acid, C, B6, B12, B Complex* Coffee, alcohol Metabolism, general growth, vitamin absorption, antibody production, digestion, nervous system, skin, adrenal gland Ulcers, hypoglycemia, hair loss, muscle cramping, premature aging, nervous disorders, sore feet, vomiting, intestinal disorders, diarrhea, eczema Hypoglycemia, hair loss, tooth decay, stress, indigestion, cystitis, allergies, arthritis
PABA para amino-benzoic acid Folic Acid, C, B Complex* Coffee, alcohol, Sulfa drugs Blood builder, hair colour restoration, intestinal bacteria, metabolism, glands, skin Depression, headache, constipation, indigestion, gray hair, fatigue, irritability Gray hair, overactive thyroid, rheumatic fever, infertility, hair loss, parasite infection, skin blemishes & burns
Pangamic Acid B15 - Calcium Pangamate C, E, B Complex* Alcohol, coffee Nervous system, glandular system, metabolism, cell respiration, heart, kidneys Nervous disorders, glandular disorders, heart disease Shortness of breath, emphysema, bad circulation, headache, rheumatism, early aging, high cholesterol, heart disease, asthma, atherosclerosis, alcoholism, insomnia
Vitamin/
Mineral
Synergistic Substances
Inhibitors
Direct Effect on Body
Symptoms of Deficiency
Ailments Treated
C
ascorbic acid
All vitamins and minerals, Magnesium*, Calcium*, Bioflavanoids Aspirin, antibiotics, tobacco, fever, cortisone, stress Collagen production, tissue healing, iodine conservation, blood building, bone and tooth production, digestion, immune system, shock protection Bleeding gums, nosebleeds, frequent infection, indigestion, cavities, capillary ruptures, anemia, bruising Weight, high cholesterol, arthritis, infections, viruses, stress, tooth decay, allergies, atherosclerosis, cystitis, colds, heart disease, hypoglycemia, hepatitis, hair loss
D Choline, Calcium, Phosphorus, A, C, F Mineral oil Bone formation, nervous system, blood clotting, skin respiration, heart, thyroid gland, skin Diarrhea, nervousness, bad metabolism, soft bones and teeth, insomnia, oral burning Cystitis, stress, eczema, allergies, alcoholism, psoriasis, acne, arthritis
E d-alpha tocopherol Inositol*, Manganese*, Selenium, Phosphorus*, A, C, F, B1, B Complex* Chlorine, mineral oil, rancid fats, birth control pills Lowers blood pressure and cholesterol, anti-clot effect on blood, stronger capillaries, fertility, sexual potency, lung preservation, muscle and nerve preservation, slows aging Dry hair, gastrointestinal disease, impotency, miscarriage, enlarged prostate, muscle wastage Hair loss, crossed eyes, heart disease, menopause, menstruation, phlebitis, weight, varicose veins, allergies, diabetes, arthritis, high cholesterol, stress, angina, cystitis
F unsaturated fatty acids Phosphorus, A, C, D, E X-ray and other radiation Lowers blood pressure and cholesterol, fights atherosclerosis, organ respiration, general growth, blood coagulation, glands, nerves, skin, mucous membranes Dry skin and hair, brittle nails, weight, varicose veins, acne, diarrhea, allergies, gall stones, eczema Asthma, arthritis, weight, ulcers, psoriasis, hair loss, allergies, heart disease, high cholesterol, gall bladder problems
P bioflavonoids C Aspirin, antibiotics, tobacco, fever, cortisone, stress Blood vessels, virus prevention, avoids bruising, capillary support, connective tissue, teeth Bleeding gums, nosebleeds, frequent infection, indigestion, cavities, capillary ruptures, anemia, bruising Colds, bleeding gums, eczema, hemorrhoids, high blood pressure, fever, ulcers, rheumatism, asthma, dizziness, miscarriage
Calcium Iron*, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus*, A*, C*, D*, F Stress, not enough exercise Blood clotting, bone and tooth formation, nerve transmission, muscle growth, heart rhythm, nervous system, skin, soft tissue Insomnia, muscle cramps, tooth decay, numbness, heart palpitations, nervous disorders Foot/leg cramps, premenstrual tension, weight, symptoms of aging, arthritis, menopause, insomnia, menstruation, nervous disorders, rheumatism, osteoporosis
Chromium None None Increased ability to use glucose, stable blood sugar level Glucose intolerance (diabetes), atherosclerosis Hypoglycemia, diabetes
Copper Cobalt, Iron, Zinc Excess Zinc Healing process, hair and skin color, bone formation, blood building Laboured breathing, skin sores, general weakness Hair loss, anemia
Iodine None None Metabolism and energy, physical and mental progress, thyroid gland, hair, teeth, nails, skin Dry hair, irritability, cold extremities, nervous disorders, weight Goiter, hair problems, hyperthyroidism, atherosclerosis
Iron Folic Acid, Calcium*, Cobalt, Copper*, Phosphorus, C*, B12 Excess Phosphorus, tea, coffee, excess Zinc Stress, disease resistance, blood building Laboured breathing, anemia, constipation, brittle nails Colitis, anemia, menstruation, alcoholism
Magnesium Phosphorus, Calcium, C, D, B6* None Metabolism (Calcium, Vitamin C and blood sugar), acid balance, arteries, bones, teeth, nervous system, heart Easily angered, confusion, rapid pulse, tremors, disorientation High cholesterol, kidney stones, nervous disorders, stomach acid, weight, alcoholism, heart disease, prostate
Manganese None Excess Calcium or Phosphorus Vitamin absorption, sexual hormones, skin. enzymes, reproduction, growth, nervous system, brain, muscles Ear ringing, muscle coordination failure, hearing loss, dizziness Fatigue, allergies, diabetes, asthma
Potassium Sodium**, B6 Cortisone, salt, sugar, laxatives, diuretics, alcohol, coffee, stress Muscle clenching, nervous system, regular heartbeat, rapid growth, skin, kidneys, blood builder Excess thirst, slow reflexes, irregular heartbeat, weakness, insomnia, dry skin, acne, constipation, muscular degeneration Alcoholism, heart disease, allergies, colic, burns, diabetes, high blood pressure, acne
Sodium Potassium**, D Deficiency in Potassium Cellular fluid, muscle contraction, lymph nodes, nervous system, blood builder Excess gas, muscle degeneration, weight loss, vomiting, loss of appetite Heat stroke, dehydration, fever
Zinc Calcium, Copper, Phosphorus, A Excess Calcium, deficiency in Phosphorus, alcohol Healing, digestion, reproductive system, metabolism, prostate gland, heart, blood builder Sexual immaturity, loss of appetite, wounds that won't heal, stunted growth, sterility, fatigue Cirrhosis, healing, high cholesterol, infertility, atherosclerosis, alcoholism, hair loss, diabetes