The Vital Nutritional Supplement range consists of Vitamins, Minerals, Essential Fatty Acids, Multivitamins, Herbal Remedies, Weight Management and Condition Specific products.
Nutritional supplements should not be used to replace a healthy balanced diet, but to help optimise nutritional intake to maintain good health. Nutritional supplements have become a vital part many people’s daily diet or health routine. People use nutritional supplements for many different reasons, from ensuring optimal intake of essential nutrients, to using supplements to assist in the treatment or prevention of numerous health problems.
Vital nutritional supplements include unique easy-to-swallow softgel gelatine capsules, this ensures locked-in-goodness and easy digestibility.
The Vital Natural Foods range offer foods that are naturally rich in essential nutrients such as vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Ingredients are carefully selected, to ensure optimal nutritional value of the Vital Natural Foods products.
Vital’s Beverage range is made up of natural and herbal teas, such as Chamomile, Rooibos and Organic Honeybush, which are naturally caffeine free. Teas are rich in antioxidant nutrients which offer protection to our body cells and tissues, against free radical damage. Vital Beverages also offer a Caffeine-free alternative to Coffee in our Nature’s Cuppa which is an ideal after dinner drink suitable for diabetics.
VIEW OUR PRODUCTS AND VARIANTS
Vital beverages contain pure, natural ingredients that will help transform a cuppa into something healing, enriching and heart-warming. Grab a steaming cup of Vital tea, all approved by the Heart and Stroke Foundation SA, or raise an indulgent cup of Vital Nature’s Cuppa to good health and balanced living.
Vital’s Muesli Range has everything you need to start your day right and is packed with wholesome ingredients, vitamins, minerals and fibre. Life gets busy quickly, and a bowl of Vital Muesli gives you the sustained energy to do it all. A good day starts with a great breakfast.
When you need a quick bite, reach for Vital’s healthy snacks. These rice, corn and multigrain cakes have been made with the highest quality ingredients and are an ideal snack for any occasion. These snacks aren’t just healthy, they are delicious and will satisfy any craving.
Soy Sauce Range
Endless culinary possibilities.
Add Vital Soy Sauces to your shopping list for a low fat, nutritious and tasty food enhancer. Soy sauce is often used to enhance the flavour of meat dishes, vegetables, casseroles, gravies, soups and salads. Vital Soy Sauces are free from yeast and MSG. They are a great, healthy alternative to the traditional ingredients used in marinades.
A multivitamin and mineral or single supplement alone probably won’t keep you at tip-top all-year round. That’s why Vital developed condition-specific products aimed at giving you extra ammo against common ailments that afflict us all.
Research has shown five portions of fresh fruit and vegetables daily to be insufficient in meeting our body’s nutritional needs due to reduced nutritional content of fresh produce caused by agricultural soil depletion, food processing, and prolonged storage. A multivitamin and -mineral tailor-made to fit your lifestyle and -stage is recommended to ensure you stay energised and healthy.
There are nine vitamins that form the B-complex group – vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12 and folic acid. Together these help release energy from food, support metabolism, and are crucial to a healthy nervous system. They also promote healthy skin, hair, and muscle tone.
Vitamin C is a water-soluble antioxidant known to play an important role in immune function, tissue growth and repair, collagen production and iron absorption. Antioxidants protect the body against the damaging effects of free radicals, molecules responsible for ageing and cell damage.
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin needed to help keep cells healthy. As a tissue antioxidant, it protects the body against the damaging effects of free radicals, molecules responsible for ageing and cell damage.
Essential Fatty Acids
Fatty acids are carbon chain structures that are important components of fats. Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are unsaturated fatty acids that are required in the diet for proper growth, maintenance, and functioning of the reproductive, nervous, cardiovascular, and endocrine systems.
The use of therapeutic-dose herbal remedies for general health is an age-old practice. The chemical constituents in certain plants have been proven to, at the correct potency, offer healing properties to maintain health and well-being. In recent times, it’s become increasingly popular to use these herbs for their natural benefits.
Dietary minerals can be divided into two categories: microminerals and trace minerals. Although your body requires larger amounts of macrominerals (e.g. calcium, magnesium) than trace minerals (e.g. iron, zinc, selenium, iodine), both are needed for healthy muscle tone, bones and teeth, as well as optimal functioning of the cardiovascular and nervous systems.
Poor nutrition and quick-fix fast foods have become part of the fast-paced lifestyle many moms and dads have had to adopt to adapt to the times. We understand that children’s health requires unique supplementation – a child-friendly weapon against the stress of growing up, a pirate sword to fight fatigue and burnout – the Vital Kidstime Range.
As Brand South Africa puts it, imagine if, for 16 days, there was no rape and no child abuse. In our country this would be a huge deal, with a massive tally of those saved.
The organisers of the action packed Slanghoek Triathlon are proud to welcome Vital Health Foods as the official presenting sponsor of this much loved event.
The wall of protection starts with one rand. This is the line that encompasses a campaign that Vital Health Foods is launching on Women’s Day.
France fines washing powder firms
09/12/2011 - 08:25
Paris/Frankfurt - France’s competition authority slapped fines totalling $484m on Colgate Palmolive, Henkel and Procter & Gamble for fixing prices of washing powder in France from 1997 to 2004.
Massmart achieves best performer status in latest JSE SRI Index
07/12/2011 - 10:44
Massmart has been recognised as one of the best performers in the medium environmental impact category of the JSE’s 2011 Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index, the results of which were announced yesterday (6 December 2011). According to the results, the group's environmental and climate change practices were recognised as constituting best practice.
Australia approves Foster's takeover
28/11/2011 - 07:50
Sydney - Australia on Friday approved brewer SABMiller's AU$9.9bn takeover of Foster's, but with strict conditions that will see key operations remain in the country.
World premiere: instant genuine-or-fake authentication
17/11/2011 - 11:05
AlpVision has made a big step forward in providing mobility for on the fly “Genuine or Fake” verification of molded parts with an iPhone4 mobile device. The application is suitable for many items, for example for fast-moving consumer goods containers for liquid, powder or tablets, which are present in millions of stores worldwide. Molded parts are heavily used in toys, footwear, home appliances, circuit breakers and many other products in industrial and consumer markets.
CPA 'plain language' poser
16/11/2011 - 08:28
The Consumer Protection Act's requirement that information about products and services be presented to consumers in "plain and understandable" language, is challenging lawyers to find a legally acceptable consensus on how such language can be defined and applied in a way that complies with the law.