What micronutrients are essential for immune system health?

March 11, 2017

Dr. Jim breaks down the multivitamins and minerals necessary for high-performance immunity.

Tired of getting sick? The Oregon State University Linus Pauling Institute declares, “Micronutrients play crucial roles in the development and expression of immune responses; selected micronutrient deficiencies can cause immune suppression and thus increased susceptibility to infection and disease.”

Here’s a list of micronutrients necessary for high-performance immunity:

VITAMINS                                          MINERALS

Vitamin A                                           Zinc

Vitamin C                                           Selenium

Vitamin D                                           Copper

Vitamin E

Vitamin B6

Vitamin B12

Folic acid

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The Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, 2015. Online [available at]: http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic Accessed May 25, 2015.