Micro-nutrients

The following is a partial list of micronutrients. Micronutrients are nutrients for humans required in small quantities throughout life.

Calcium

Nitrogen

Magnesium

Phosphorus

Potassium

Sodium

Boron

Cobalt (as a component of vitamin B12)

Chromium (disputed, as the European Union does not recognize chromium as an essential nutrient)

Copper

Iodine

Iron

Manganese

Molybdenum

Selenium

Zinc

Vitamin B complex

Vitamin B1 (thiamin)

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)

Vitamin B3 (niacin)

Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid)

Vitamin B6 group:

Pyridoxine

Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate

Pyridoxamine

Vitamin B7 (biotin)

Vitamin B9 (folate)

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin)

Choline

Vitamin A (e.g. retinol (see also – provitamin A carotenoids))

Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid)

Vitamin D

Ergocalciferol

Cholecalciferol

Vitamin E (tocopherols and tocotrienols)

Vitamin K

Vitamin K1 (phylloquinone)

Vitamin K2 (menaquinone)

Carotenoids (not accepted as essential nutrients)

Alpha carotene

Beta carotene

Cryptoxanthin

Lutein

Lycopene

Zeaxanthin

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