All about vitamins and nutrients in your food!

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All about vitamins and nutrients in your food!

Vitamin A a.k.a retinol - essential for eye &skin health. Antioxidant that helps fight free radicals that cause tissue & cell damage in your body. Found in carrots, broccolis, kale, pumpkin.Vitamin C - boosts immune system, and protects against cardiovascualr disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease and skin wrinkling. Found in citrus fruits, potatoes, broccoli and more.Vitamin E - antioxidant that neutralises radicals in body that can cause cell degenration. Improves circulatory functions and aids in blood clotting. Found in spinach, broccoli, kiwisVitamin K - helps in blood clotting and boosts body's ability to heal. Found in cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, lettuce etc.B vitamins (folate, niacin, riboflavin, thiamin) - reduces chances of getting heart disease or stroke, ease stress, alleviate depression, help the nervous system and break down carbohydrates. Found in bananas, chili peppers, dark leafy vegetables, berries and beans.

All about vitamins and nutrients in your food!

FIbre - type of carbohydrate essential for proper bowel function. Adds bulk to diet in few calories as it is largely indigestible. Also helps in lowering blood cholesterol. Found in raspberries, strawberries, apples, broccolis, peas etc.Potassium - a mineral necessary for proper fluid balance and nerve & muscle function. Prevents high blood pressure. Found in bananas, tomatoes, spinachIron - mineral integral to haemoglobin manufacture. Found in spinach, potatoes, apricots.Combine with vegetables rich in vitamin C to improve absorption.


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