Essential Vitamins and Minerals - Deficiencies and Toxicity


On this page we have outlined some of the problems that can occur if you don't get enough of the vitamins and minerals included in Huel in your daily diet or, in some cases, if you get too much of them by using supplements.

Vitamin A

The health of skin and  eyes

Vitamin D

Bone health

Vitamin E


Vitamin k

blood clotting

vitamin c


Thiamin (vitamin B1) helps the body's cells convert carbohydrates into energy.


Niacin is important for helping the body to release energy from the foods we eat and helping to keep the nervous systems and skin healthy.


Folate, or folic acid, works with vitamin B12 to form healthy red blood cells, whilst also helping to reduce the risk of central nervous system defects, such as spina bifida in unborn babies, which is why maintaining a healthy amount is important during pregnancy.


Calcium is the most abundant mineral in our body as it's the major constituent of bones and teeth.


Iron is an essential mineral with several important roles in the body. For example, it helps to make red blood cells which carry oxygen around the body.

VitaLact contains high levels of 3 useful probiotic strains and various essential vitamins and minerals. Probiotics exert protective effects and help restore the natural flora of the gastrointestinal tract. Vitamins and minerals also contribute to the metabolism and general health improvemen