Horlicks and Nutrition


Horlicks is packed with 14 essential vitamins and minerals; it's a tasty treat that also aids in overall nourishment.

It’s hard to put into words just how much wholesome goodness you get in every mug of Horlicks – so we thought, let’s draw a diagram instead. Just click on the ingredients to find out more.

What are the ingredients in Horlicks?

Click on the items listed below to find out more about what is included in Horlicks.

  • Wheat
  • Malt Barley
  • Sugar
  • Milk
  • Vitamins

Wheat is an excellent choice of starchy food and provides a range of nutrients, including; calcium, iron and B vitamins.

Malt barley contains some protein, calories, minerals and easily digested, simple sugars.

Sugars consist only from natural ingredients that can be processed easily by our metabolism for an energy boost.

Milk contains calcium, phosphorous, potassium, magnesium and protein. In addition to calcium, milk contains many vitamins; Vitamins A, B6, B12, C, D, K, E, thiamine, niacin, riboflavin and folate.

The science bit; Traditional Horlicks contains 14 key nutrients including, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E, thiamin (vit B1), riboflavin (vit B2), niacin, vitamin B6, folic acid, vitamin B12, biotin, pantothenic acid (vit B5), calcium and fibre. (Additionally iron and zinc).

Horlicks is packed with 14 essential vitamins and minerals; it's a tasty treat that also aids in overall nourishment.

Horlicks & You

  • Brain

    Vitamin B6 keeps nerves and your immune system healthy, plus it keeps red blood cells healthy and helps reduce tiredness and fatigue

  • Eyes

    Vitamin A helps support healthy vision and strengthens your immunity against infection. It also keeps your skin and the linings of some parts of the body, such as your nose, healthy

  • Heart

    We need Iron to produce healthy red blood cells and to prevent feelings of tiredness.

  • Bones

    Did you know? During autumn and winter (from October until the end of March) the sun isn't strong enough in the UK to produce vitamin D.

  • Cells

    Folic Acid helps the body to make new cells, helps keep our blood healthy and is especially important during pregnancy

  • Digestive System

    Dietary Fibre is mainly needed to keep the digestive system healthy. Fibre encourages the passage of material through the digestive system. The insoluble Fibre moves through your system, removing waste, toxins and materials your body doesn't need.

  • Immunity

    Zinc helps to make new cells and to process carbohydrate, fatty acids and protein in your food.

  • Body

    Vitamin C helps protect cells from oxidative stress, and helps your body to absorb Iron.

  • Energy

    B Vitamins such as Thiamin, Niacin and Biotin help the body to break down and use food to produce energy. Vitamin B12 helps makes red blood cells and keeps your nervous system healthy, helps release energy from the food we eat, and processes Folic Acid.