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Potassium – Not only in Potatoes

Potassium - Find me on the periodic table Potassium is also known as Kalium. It's one of the nutrients that you can find on the periodic table. For everyone who wants to know, the atomic number is 19. The name is derived from potash, the ashes...


Niacin – Just Good for You

Niacin, also known as Vitamin B3 Niacin is also known as Nicotinic Acid, Vitamin PP, or Vitamin B3. The name is derived from nicotinic acid + vitamin (not to be confused with nicotine, which it's not).  It's one of the essential human nutrients. Niacin is very important for...


Thiamine – The First B Vitamin (and fighter of Korsakoff’s Syndrome)

Thiamine is also known as Thiamin, Vitamin B1, or Aneurin. The name comes from thio-vitamin, which in turn means sulfur-containing vitamin. Fun fact, the most well-known form of thiamine (thiamine pyrophosphate, TPP) is required in the first step of alcoholic fermentation.   It is mostly ingested through...


Choline – According to American Guidelines

Choline is a water-soluble essential nutrient. It is used by the body in various ways in the aid of brain activity (e.g. neurotransmission).   Choline is found in “normal” diets in peanuts, milk, and eggs.   There is much debate about the recommended daily intake for choline. The United...


Selenium – An Antioxidant

Selenium is a chemical element (Se). It has many applications, from glass-making to rubber production. But right now we’ll focus on Selenium as an essential micronutrient for the human body. Selenium acts as an antioxidant as well as a crucial part of the functioning of the...


Riboflavin – The Yellow Vitamin

Riboflavin, or formally Vitamin G Riboflavin is also known as Vitamin B2, Vitamin G, or Lactoflavin. The name Riboflavin comes from "ribose" (the sugar where it's structure comes from) and "flavin" (which is a 'ring-moiety' which actually is yellow coloured). If you see a vitamin supplement that...