Horlicks contains a wide range of vitamins and minerals. Dr Frankie Phillips - an independent Nutrition Consultant and Registered Dietician - gives you the good news about how these vitamins and minerals are essential for wellbeing.

We all need a variety of essential vitamins and minerals to carry out important roles to keep us well. Let's look to see what some of these vitamins and minerals are needed for:


Vitamin A helps keep skin healthy; helps the immune system to function; important for healthy eyes and normal vision.
Thiamin (B1) helps to release energy from food; required for helping the nervous system and heart to work efficiently.
Riboflavin (B2) necessary for keeping skin and blood healthy; helps to release energy from food.
Niacin needed for healthy nerves; helps to release energy from food.
Vitamin B6 keeps nerves and the immune system healthy; keeps red blood cells healthy / reduce tiredness and fatigue.
Vitamin B12 vital for healthy nerves and red blood cells.
Folic Acid helps the body to make healthy new cells; important for healthy blood; important during pregnancy.
Biotin helps to release energy from food; helps to keep skin healthy.
Pantothenic Acid helps to release energy from food.
Vitamin C an antioxidant which helps to protect the body's cells; contributes to healthy skin; helps the body to absorb iron.
Vitamin D vital for healthy muscles and a healthy immune system; important for helping you to absorb calcium to build and healthy bones and teeth.
Vitamin E acts as an antioxidant to protect body cells.


Iron needed to produce healthy red blood cells. Iron helps prevent anaemia and the feeling of tiredness.
Zinc important for carbohydrate metabolism and protein synthesis; required for healthy skin and in wound healing.
Calcium essential for healthy bones and teeth.

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