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While including vitamin rich foods in one's diet is important, consulting with one's Doctor or Primary Care Giver should be the first order of business before making any changes to a diet since some foods do interact with certain medications.
VitaminBenefitFood Sources
Vitamin A
  • Helps eyes see in low light
  • Keeps skin healthy
  • Helps body resist infection
  • Assists bone growth
  • Liver
  • Butter, cream, whole milk
  • Egg yolks
  • Broccoli, collards, spinach, greens
  • Carrots, sweet potatoes, pumpkin
  • Apricots, cantaloupe
Vitamin C
  • Helps in body cell cohesion
  • Wound healing
  • Building bones, teeth
  • Helps body absorb iron
  • Oranges, grapefruit
  • Cantaloupe
  • Strawberries
  • Raw cabbage, broccoli, green peppers
  • Tomatoes
Vitamin D
  • Helps body use calcium
  • Liver
  • Fortified milk
  • Egg yolk
  • Exposure to the sun produces Vitamin D in the skin
Vitamin E
  • Helps red blood cells stay intact
  • Helps body fat stay intact
  • Wheat germ
  • Polyunsaturated vegetable oils
Vitamin K
  • Necessary for clotting blood
  • Liver
  • Spinach, greens, cabbabe
  • Cauliflower
Vitamin B1
Thiamin
  • Assists in body getting energy from food
  • Helps keep nervous system healthy
  • Promotes digestion & appetite
  • Liver & organ meats
  • Pork, poultry
  • Whole-grain & enriched bread
  • Whole-grain & enriched cereals
  • Nuts
  • Dried peas & beans
Vitamin B2
Riboflavin
  • Helps body get energy from food
  • Promotes, healthy eyes, clear vision & healthy skin
  • Milk
  • Organ meats
  • Egg white
  • Whole-grain & enriched breads
  • Whole-grain & enriched cereals
Niacin
  • Helps body produce energy
  • Aids in digestion
  • Encourages appetite
  • Aids in health of skin, tongue, nervous system & digestive tract
  • Lean meat
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Liver
  • Peanuts
  • Whole-grain breads
  • Enriched breads
Vitamin B12
Cobalamine
  • Builds red blood cells
  • Promotes healthy nervous system
  • Liver & other organ meats
  • Meat
  • Fish
  • Poultry
B6
Pyridoxine
  • Helps body use food
  • Helps build blood cells
  • Egg yolk
  • Liver
  • Peanuts
  • Soybeans
  • Whole-grain cereals


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