Monday, December 2, 2013

Get Natural Vitamins and Minerals from the Food You Eat


You don't need to spend a fortune on buying vitamins. Consider, instead, getting your vitamins and minerals from natural food sources. The benefits of doing this include:

  • Learning to eat healthier.
  • Possible weight loss as you cut out the foods that don't provide you with healthy nutrition.
  • You and your family will feel healthier.

Here is a list of vitamins and minerals and the foods you can get them from naturally.

Vitamin A

  • Orange and yellow fruits and vegetables
  • Butternut squash
  • Cantaloupe
  • Carrots
  • Cayenne
  • Dried apricots
  • Liver
  • Paprika
  • Sweet potatoes
Vitamin B6
  • Tuna
  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Potatoes
  • Cod
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Spinach
  • Banana
  • Avocado
Vitamin B12
  • Oysters
  • Mussels
  • Liver
  • Smoked salmon
  • Herring
  • Tuna
  • Canned sardines
  • Crab
  • Crayfish
  • Shrimp
  • Lobster
  • Soy
Beta Carotene
  • Peppers
  • Lettuce
  • Kale
  • Carrots
  • Spinach
  • Dandelion greens
  • Mustard greens
  • Pumpkin
  • Chard
  • Collards
  • Fresh parsley
  • Fresh basil
  • Sweet potato
  • Winter squash
  • Oranges
  • Peaches
  • Cantaloupe
Bioflavonoids
  • Citrus fruits
  • Green peppers
  • Cherries
  • Grapes
  • Broccoli
  • Strawberries
  • Brussel sprouts
Biotin
  • Molasses
  • Swiss chard
  • Brewer's yeast
  • Carrots
  • Soy
  • Almonds
  • Walnuts
  • Oats
  • Peanuts
  • Cauliflower
Boron
  • Apples
  • Pears
  • Grapes
  • Raisins
  • Peanuts
  • Beans
  • Corn
  • Prunes
Vitamin C
  • Citrus fruits
  • Peppers
  • Strawberries
  • Broccoli
  • Tomatoes
  • Cantaloupe
  • Chives
  • Parsley
  • Kale
  • Leeks
  • Horseradish
  • Taro
  • Cauliflower
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Pears
Calcium
  • Yogurt
  • Cheese
  • Tofu
  • Sesame seeds
  • Sardines
  • Spinach
  • Collard greens
  • Scallops
Chromium
  • Brewer's yeast
  • Broccoli
  • Onions
  • Tomatoes
  • Oysters
  • Thyme
  • Whole grains
  • Black pepper
Copper
  • Liver
  • Nuts
  • Oysters
  • Cocoa
  • Sesame seeds
  • Cherries
  • Lobster
  • Mushrooms
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Basil
  • Marjoram
  • Oregano
  • Thyme
  • Parsley
Vitamin D
  • Fish oil
  • Herring
  • Catfish
  • Oysters
  • Salmon
  • Halibut
  • Trout
  • Sardines
  • Shrimp
Vitamin E
  • Wheat germ oil
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Almonds
  • Corn oil
  • Hazelnuts
  • Peanuts
  • Broccoli
  • Spinach
  • Tomato
Folic Acid
  • Spinach
  • Liver
  • Beans
  • Kale
  • Oranges
  • Chicken
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Broccoli
  • Pork
Iron
  • Red meat
  • Swiss chard
  • Dried apricots
  • Chicken
  • Parsley
  • Fish
  • Spinach
  • Tofu
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Peas
  • Coconut
  • Beans
  • Olives
  • Lentil sprouts
Vitamin K
  • Parsley
  • Swiss chard
  • Kale
  • Watercress
  • Spinach
  • Mustard greens
  • Fresh basil
  • Collards
  • Dandelion greens
  • Endive
  • Lettuce
Lecithin
  • Oats
  • Soy
  • Cauliflower
  • Cabbage
  • Kale
  • Eggs
  • Seaweed
Magnesium
  • Spinach
  • Swiss chard
  • Kale
  • Sesame seeds
  • Brazil nuts
  • Cashews
  • Almonds
  • Pine nuts
  • Beans
  • Whole grains
  • Bananas
  • Avocados
  • Dark chocolate
Niacin
  • Fish
  • Eggs
  • Chicken
  • Pork
  • Liver
  • Peanuts
  • Mushrooms
  • Beef
  • Peas
Potassium
  • Beans
  • Spinach
  • Swiss chard
  • Kale
  • Collards
  • Potatoes
  • Dried apricots
  • Acorn squash
  • Zucchini
  • Yogurt
  • Fish
  • Mushrooms
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
Riboflavin
  • Coffee
  • Yogurt
  • Beef
  • Cottage cheese
  • Pork
  • Lamb
  • Broccoli
  • Asparagus
  • Chicken
Thiamin
  • Whole grain wheat and rye
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Pork
  • Fish
  • Oats
  • Brown rice
  • Coriander leaves
  • Poppy seeds
  • Sage
  • Nuts
  • Green peas
  • Paprika
  • Mustard seed
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme
Zinc
  • Endive
  • Oysters
  • Squash
  • Zucchini
  • Crab
  • Spinach
  • Beef
  • Asparagus
  • Mushrooms
  • Chicken
  • Alfalfa sprouts
  • Parsley

No comments:

Post a Comment