Vitamins & Minerals


A huge amount of research has gone into the benefits of vitamins and supplements which can help to boost your natural immunity. Here are some of those recommended by scientists and health experts. 


Cysteine is a semi-essential amino acid.

It’s considered semi-essential because your body can produce it from other amino acids, namely methionine and serine. It becomes essential only when dietary intake of methionine and serine is low.

Cysteine is found in most high protein foods, such as chicken, turkey, yogurt, cheese, eggs, sunflower seeds, and legumes.

N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) is a supplement form of cysteine.

Consuming adequate cysteine and NAC is important for a variety of health reasons, including for replenishing the most powerful antioxidant in your body, glutathione. These amino acids also help with chronic respiratory conditions, fertility, and brain health.


 'Quercetin contains antioxidative properties to fight free radicals which can damage DNA, protein and lipids.'

Oxford Vitality

 'Serotonin, the feel-good brain chemical that is boosted by Prozac, depends on magnesium for its production and function.'

Carolyn Dean

 'Vitamin D is a fundamentally important steroid hormone responsible for the epigenetic control (switching on and off) of genes.'

Eshani King

 'Selenium disables protein disulfide isomerase (PDI) enzyme of the viruses. It reduces thrombosis in the vessels.'

Dr Mobeen Syed