Bio-Antioxidant contains 18 primary and secondary antioxidants plus a number of additional nutrients, which have been combined in a scientific formula developed in cooperation with acknowledged nutritionists, thereby offering the best possible defence against disease.Hereditary factors and environmental stress influence the way we age, but thanks to antioxidants we are able to protect our body against adverse effects of the environment. Antioxidant is a generic name given to a group of vitamins and minerals that protect us from free radicals. Free radicals are harmful, aggressive molecules that attack our body cells. Unless we have sufficient amounts of antioxidants to intercept and neutralize the excess free radicals in our body, our cells begin to deteriorate.Antioxidant prevent oxidation and destruction by protecting the cell membrane. An analogy may be drawn to an antioxidant providing an invisible shield round the cell.Ingredients for Pharma Nord Bio-Multi Vitamin and Mineral: One Tablet of Pharma Nord Bio-Multi Vitamin and Mineral provides: Vitamin A 864μg (as Retinol 250μg & B-Carotene 500μg) Vitamin D 2.5μg Vitamin E 30mg Vitamin C 200mg Vitamin B1 1.8mg Vitamin B6 4.2mg Vitamin B2 2.8mg Niacin 15.0mg (as Nicotinic acid 5.0mg & Nicotinamide 10.0mg) Vitamin B6 4.1mg Folate 200μg Vitamin B-12 4.5μg Biotin 100μg Chromium 50μg Pantothenic acid 7.5mg Magnesium 75mg Zinc 7.5mg Iodine 75μg Selenium 62.5μg Manganese 2.5mg Copper 1.0mg Directions for use of Pharma Nord Bio-Multi Vitamin and Mineral: Take 1 to 2 tablets per day to be taken with meals or as directed by physician. Caution: Keep out of reach of children. Pregnant and lactating women and those on medication should seek professional advice prior t to taking supplements.