Types of Nutrients

There are many different types of nutrients needed by our bodies. Below is a summary of the most common ones, with links to detailed information where it is available on the site.



Fat soluble Vitamins

Water soluble Vitamins

  • Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
  • Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
  • Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
  • Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
  • Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
  • Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)
  • Folic Acid
  • Inositol
  • Choline
  • Vitamin C

Vitamins manufactured in body

  • Vitamin H (Biotin)
  • Vitamin K


  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Phosphorus
  • Sodium
  • Chloride
  • Iron
  • Zinc
  • Copper
  • Manganese
  • Chromium
  • Selenium
  • Iodine
  • Molybelenum
  • Boron
  • Fluoride
  • Silica
  • Cobalt
  • Nickel

As you can see, we haven’t included a lot of info about individual micro nutrients here yet. Fortunately, there is quality info available on other sites, which gives us more time to write about things you can’t easily find elsewhere. For a lot more info on vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, check out this link