Essential Vitamins for a Healthy Body

We’re all aware, or at least we should be, that vitamins are essential nutrients that the body needs to keep working at its fullest potential. But have you ever wondered what role each vitamin plays when it’s in your system? Which food contains what vitamin? Is Vitamin A more important than Vitamin K? For answers to all these questions and more, check out our Vitamin power list below:

VITAMIN A
Fabulous for: Healthy eyes, strong bones and teeth, and a kick-ass immune system.

DFF recommends: carrots, oranges, eggs and broccoli.

VITAMIN B
Fabulous for: Making red blood cells, turning food into energy, and absorbing iron.

DFF recommends: Whole grain bread, bananas, potatoes and beans.

VITAMIN C
Fabulous for: Producing collagen, healing burns and bruises and it helps maintain the skin’s elasticity.

DFF recommends: Oranges, strawberries, brussels sprouts and kiwis.

VITAMIN D
Fabulous for: Absorbing mineral calcium and building strong, healthy bones.

DFF recommends: Milk, fish, and mushrooms.

VITAMIN E
Fabulous for: Maintaining red blood cells, slowing aging, balancing hormones.

DFF recommends: Almonds, sunflower seeds, and tomatoes.

VITAMIN K
Fabulous for: Forming blood clots to help wounds heal faster, preventing heart diseas.e

DFF recommends: Kale, spinach, and broccoli.

 

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