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Vitamins and Their Natural Sources

A list of all vital vitamins and their natural sources which will help you to maintain a healthy life.

Are you looking for Natural sources of vitamins and minerals? According to wikipedia definition a vitamin is an organic compound required as a nutrient in tiny amounts by an organism. A compound is called a vitamin when it cannot be synthesized in sufficient quantities by us, and must be obtained from our diet. Some of the vitamins are preformed in our body while others should be supplied via our diet. This brings us to today’s topic of the list of essential vitamins and their natural sources. If you would like to download the ebook which talks about 12 most healthy juice recipes and nutrition info for all the common fruits and vegetables, then download the ebook called 12 most healthy juice recipes to transform your world.

VITAMIN A (Double-Barreled Health Protection)

Vitamin A is an essential human nutrient. It exists not as a single compound, but in several forms. It major benefits include improving vision (especially night vision), Keeps your skin smooth and Wards off cancer.

The best sources of Vitamin A are listed below in the order of abundance.

  • Liver (beef, pork, chicken, turkey, fish) (6500 μg 722%)
  • Carrots (835 μg 93%)
  • Venttani (817 μg 91%)
  • Broccoli leaves (800 μg 89%) – broccoli florets have much less
  • Sweet potatoes (709 μg 79%)
  • Kale (681 μg 76%)
  • Butter (684 μg 76%)
  • Spinach (469 μg 52%)
  • Leafy vegetables
  • Pumpkin (369 μg 41%)
  • Collard greens (333 μg 37%)
  • Cantaloupe melon (169 μg 19%)
  • Eggs (140 μg 16%)
  • Apricots (96 μg 11%)
  • Papaya (55 μg 6%)
  • Mango (38 μg 4%)
  • Broccoli (31 μg 3%)
  • Peas (38 μg 4%)

B vitamin Family (One big happy family)

The B vitamins are eight water-soluble vitamins that play important roles in cell metabolism. Historically, the B vitamins were once thought to be a single vitamin, referred to as vitamin B (much like how people refer to vitamin C or vitamin D). Later research showed that they are chemically distinct vitamins that often coexist in the same foods. Supplements containing all eight B vitamins are generally referred to as a vitamin B complex. Individual B vitamin supplements are referred to by the specific name of each vitamin (e.g. B1, B2, B3).

Thiamin or Vitamin B1

You need thiamin to keep all your body’s cells, but especially your nerves, working right. Thiamin is important for mental functions, especially memory. You also need it to convert food to energy.

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  1. Loved this article. Loads of data.

  2. Hey Jaison You always come up with some wonderful pictures for your posts. It is very informative also. Thanks a lot for sharing

  3. Loved this article. Good guide to nutrition.

  4. Thanks for this wonderful article. Can you also include the problems caused by deficiency and overdose of vitamins?

  5. Was searching for the net for exact same information. Its like you read my mind and posted this. It has got all the information which i need. Thanks a lot.

  6. Good One. Vitamin E is also good for your skin and your hair. It is a known fact that regular intake of Vitamin E will give a glow to your skin.

  7. Thanks for the useful info.

  8. Thanks. It was very informative

  9. Thanks for the feedback guys

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  11. GO Vitamin K!!!!!!!!!!

  12. good one…….thanx ya…

  13. Hi

    your site is excellent. Superb pictures and great information
    thank you

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  15. Was recently diagnose to have high blood pressure, and
    find it punishment to take tables – even Multi Vitamins,
    I feel it is just all chemicals and processed tables like
    almost everything we eat today.
    Your list gives me courage to know that so many variety
    of food fruit and vegetables can do the same, little more
    preparation which is so good in the end. Thank you Jason

  16. This is awesome! If you could please include info about vitamins for hair that’d be great!

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  18. Very informative post . Really liked the chart you presented . these vitamins are really needed to human beings especially Vitamin K , Vitamin E , Vitamin K etc. Spinack is a great source of Vitamin K and essential minerals .Yes , you are right that liver of fish is also a good source of Vitamin K . I have seen so many people to collect it in the morning from fish markets . Vitamin A deficiency may cause night blindness .So , people really need to consult a dietitian and prepare a diet chart according to daily requirement of all these vitamins and minerals .

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