Vitamin A - Essential for the functioning of the eyes. Vitamin B1 - Thiamine is needed for the release of energy from carbohydrate. Vitamin C - Enhances absorption of iron from non-meat source. Calcium - Aids in the development of strong bones and teeth. Iron - A factor in red blood cell formation. Zinc - Essential for growth. Folic Acid - Folate helps to maintain the growth and development of the foetus and plays a role in formation of red blood cells.