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Nutrient Library

EatingWell Nutrient Library

Are you getting enough of the nutrients your body needs?

Find out by browsing our Nutrient Library. In it, you'll discover why these 27 essential nutrients are so important for your overall health.

Biotin

Biotin is a water-soluble B vitamin that helps you transform fat,...

Calcium

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. So it’s no...

Chromium

Chromium is a mineral that helps to maintain normal blood glucose...

Copper

Copper is a mineral that works with iron to form healthy red blood...

Fluoride

Fluoride is a mineral probably best known for preventing tooth...

Folate/Folic Acid

You may have heard that women need folate before and during...

Iodine

Iodine is an essential constituent of your thyroid hormones, which...

Iron

Iron is a critical mineral in the body. Iron is required to...

Magnesium

Magnesium is involved in the formation of bone, helps maintain...

Manganese

Manganese is involved in the formation of bone and is a component...

Molybdenum

Molybdenum is a mineral that serves as a part of several key...

Niacin

Niacin is a water-soluble vitamin that helps your body produce...

Pantothenic Acid

Pantothenic acid is a water-soluble B vitamin needed to break down...

Phosphorus

The mineral phosphorus is a major component of bones and teeth,...

Potassium

Potassium is critical for helping nerves transmit signals, muscles...

Riboflavin

Riboflavin is a water-soluble B vitamin that helps produce energy...

Selenium

Selenium is a mineral that is needed in small amounts by the body...

Sodium Chloride

Sodium chloride—also known as salt—is necessary to help your body...

Thiamin

Thiamin is a water-soluble B vitamin that helps your cells produce...

Vitamin A

Vitamin A, a fat-soluble vitamin, plays an important role in bone...

Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble B vitamin that helps transform fats...

Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble B vitamin that plays a significant...

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin perhaps best known for its...

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble nutrient that your body can produce but...

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that primarily functions as an...

Vitamin K

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays an important role in...

Zinc

Zinc is a mineral that is essential for growth and development at...

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