9 Essential Vitamins & Nutrients Formulated Specifically for Your Plant-Based Lifestyle
Whether you’ve been enjoying a plant-based lifestyle for years or are newly transitioning, VictuaLiV is here to close any nutritional gaps you may have in your diet. Our custom formula was created to complement plant-based or mostly plant-based diets, by focusing on the 9 key vitamins and nutrients that are commonly deficient in vegan, vegetarian, or flexitarian diets.
Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin)
This essential vitamin is a key energy-producing nutrient that supports a heightened mood, better focus, enhanced memory, and sustained alertness . It also promotes red blood cell health by reinforcing oxygen transport, a vital process that targets fatigue . Additionally, regular vitamin B12 supplementation boosts nerve function and supports skin, hair, and nail health for whole-body nutrition [3, 4].
Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol)
The body needs a daily supply of vitamin D3 for proper absorption and transportation of calcium to the muscles and bones . A vitamin D3 deficiency is linked to brittle bones and muscle weakness . Maintaining healthy levels of vitamin D3 also supports immune system function, which helps the body fight common issues quickly . This key ingredient is derived from lichen, an algal and fungal organism, to support plant-based diets.
Vitamin K2 (Menaquinone)
Vitamin K2 works synergistically with D3 to transport calcium for strong bones, robust muscles, and enhanced heart function . Furthermore, the combination of vitamin K2 and D3 (menaquinone) enhances red blood cell health [8, 9]. The body needs a daily supply of both K2 and D3 for long-term health.
DHA or docosahexaenoic acid, is an essential omega-3 fatty acid that is an important structural component for almost all cells in the body . Omega-3s provide energy and are a rich source of signaling proteins called eicosanoids that offer heart, brain, lung, hormonal, joint, and immune support [10, 11]. Regular supplementation with DHA is particularly beneficial toward targeting mental health and cardiovascular issues [10, 11]. DHA is derived from marine algae for plant-based nutritional support.
Iodine is an essential mineral that is primarily found in thyroid hormones . Regular iodine supplementation supports optimal thyroid function by heightening the body’s production and use of important hormones [12, 13].
Iron is an essential mineral that promotes red blood cell development . This means that it supports the health of cells throughout the body, including the brain, heart, and other vital organs. It also helps boost energy levels, physical performance, and mental clarity by heightening oxygen transfer [15, 16].
Zinc (Zinc Citrate)
Zinc enhances red blood cell health, metabolism, and energy production . It also strengthens the body’s natural defenses, particularly immune system function, by reinforcing optimal levels of white blood cells [17, 18]. A zinc deficiency is linked to a weakened immune system, hormonal imbalances, and poor energy levels for some individuals.
The body needs a daily supply of magnesium for proper muscle movement . Magnesium supplementation also helps target muscle cramps that are associated with low electrolyte levels. A magnesium deficiency is linked to nervousness, worry, panic issues, and persistent fatigue [20, 21]. Accordingly, taking magnesium regularly helps boost mood, mental performance, and energy levels [19-21].
Cranberry Seed Oil
Cranberry seed oil is a rich source of essential fatty acids (omega-3s) along with vitamins A, C, E, and K, which offers complete nutritional support for people on plant-based diets. This combination of nutrients supports skin, heart, brain, circulatory, immune, bone, and digestive health. Cranberries also contain antioxidants and acidic nutrients, including proanthocyanidins, that target urinary tract issues by blocking harmful invaders from sticking to the wall of the urinary tract .
Why Choose VictuaLiV?
Did you know that many Americans have nutritional deficiencies regardless of their diet?. For example The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey showed that about 42% of Americans have insufficient vitamin D levels. Other studies have found vitamin B12 deficiency at 40% of the population. According to additional reports, at least 40% of the population have a vitamin B12 deficiency.
Whatever your current journey may be, VictuaLiV is here to support and complement your diet so you can thrive! Don’t worry about taking 3-5 supplements a day anymore, just take 2 VictuaLiV capsules and you’re done!
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