11 Vitamin Supplements Everyone Should Be Taking

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VITAMIN A

Benefits: Healthy eyes, teeth and skin.
Source: Carrots and other orange foods including sweet potato.

VITAMIN B

Benefits: Energy production, immune system and iron absorption.
Source: whole grains, potatoes, bananas, lentils, chili peppers, beans and yeast.

VITAMIN C

Benefits: Strengthening blood vessels, skin elasticity, anti-oxidants.
Source: Oranges, guava, red and green peppers, kiwi, grapefruits and Brussels sprouts.

VITAMIN D

Benefits: Strong healthy bones.
Source: Sun light, eggs, fish and mushrooms.

VITAMIN E

Benefits: Red blood cells and protection from free radicals.
Source: Nuts, sunflower seeds and tomatoes.

VITAMIN K

Benefits: Helps against blood clots. Bone Metabolism.
Source: Kale, spinach, Brussels sprouts and broccoli.

FOLIC ACID

Benefits: Cell renewal and preventing birth defects in pregnancy.
Source: Asparagus, broccoli, citrus fruits, beans, peas, lentils, seeds, nuts, cauliflower, beets and corn.

CALCIUM

Benefits: Healthy teeth and bones.
Source: Yogurt, cheese, milk and tofu.

IRON

Benefits: Building muscles naturally and maintaining healthy blood.
Source: Clams, oysters and organ meats. For the vegetarians; soybeans, cereal, pumpkin seeds, beans, lentils and spinach.

ZINC

Benefits: Immunity, growth and fertility.
Source: Seafoods, Spinach, cashews, beans and dark chocolate.

CHROMIUM

Benefits: Glucose function and energy
Source: Whole grains, fresh vegetables and herbs.

 

 

 

 

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  • Will a multivitamin do? Or should one take them all separately?

    Paul Rushton on

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