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Vitamin B1 | Thiamine

Thiamine, or vitamin B1, is a water-soluble vitamin whose molecule contains pyrimidine and thiazole cycles. This vitamin can be produced by gut microflora, but only in insufficient amounts. It must therefore be received additionally through the diet.‍‍ Thiamine contributes to: Normal energy-yielding metabolism Normal nervous system function Normal psychological function Normal heart function  Thiamine is a natural component of the ingredients in ManaPowder and ManaDrink. We also add it in the form of thiamin hydrochloride. Precise information on the quantity of thiamine in ManaPowder Origin can be found here. Precise information on the quantity of thiamine in ManaDrink Origin can be found here. Mana is nutritionally complete food. Enjoy it as part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle. Sources: Tolerable upper intake levels for vitamins and minerals, Scientific Committee on...

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Vitamin A | Retinol

Vitamin A is an essential nutrient and fat-soluble vitamin. In nature it occurs in the forms of retinol, 3-dehydroretinol, and as provitamins α-, β, and γ-carotene, from which retinol is formed via biosynthesis. ‍‍Vitamin A contributes to: Normal iron metabolism The maintenance of normal mucous membranes, skin, and vision Normal function of the immune system Vitamin A also plays a role in the process of cell specialization Vitamin A is a natural component of the ingredients in ManaPowder and ManaDrink. We also add it in the form of retinol acetate. Precise information on the quantity of vitamin A in ManaPowder Origin can be found here. Precise information on the quantity of vitamin A in ManaDrink Origin can be found here.‍ ‍Mana is nutritionally complete food. Enjoy...

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Proteins, Amino Acid Profile

Protein, fat, and carbohydrates are the main macronutrients. Proteins are biopolymers based on amino acids interconnected by peptide bonds. They are essential primarily for the formation and regeneration of body tissue (1). They also facilitate transport of substances throughout the body, are necessary for the synthesis of compounds with specific functions, and serve as a source of energy. Mana is a high-protein food One serving of ManaPowder contains 21 g of protein. The main sources of protein in Mana are soy and pea protein isolate, oat protein, rice protein, hemp protein, and algae protein. According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the average recommended protein intake for adults is 0.66 g protein/kg body weight. Protein contributes to the growth and maintenance of muscle mass...

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