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Vitamins Part 3 - Why They Are Important And What They Are In

12.04.2018

A full range of vitamins are essential for health and wellbeing. This means that we should be eating a varied and well-rounded diet each day. Take a look at our third installment of health boosting vitamins and which foods you can find them in.

 

Vitamin B12

  • Helps to break down fatty acids and amino acids
  • Supports nerve cell maintenance
  • Lowers risk of heart disease
  • Boosts mood and helps the nervous system to function properly
  • Prevents memory loss
  • Boosts skin and hair health

Eggs

Milk

Cheese

Meat

Fish

Shellfish

 

Biotin

  • Improves bone and hair health
  • Converts food into energy
  • Helps to make and break down some fatty acids
  • Supports a healthy metabolism
  • May help to balance blood sugar level
  • Maintains healthy skin, nails and hair
  • Protects against cognitive decline
  • Supports thyroid and adrenal function
  • Helps to build and repair muscles and tissues

Almonds

Whole grains

Liver

Egg yolks

Salmon

Avocado

Sweet potato

Fortified soy milk

Cheese

 

Vitamin C

  • Helps to break down fatty acids and amino acids
  • Supports nerve cell maintenance
  • Improves immune system and ability to heal
  • Protects against cataracts
  • Decreases risk of stomach cancer, mouth cancer, breast cancer and esophageal cancer
  • Aids in the absorption of iron

Guava

Blackcurrants

Red pepper

Kiwi

Orange

Strawberries

 

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