Essential Vitamins & Their Sources Unveiled

By Nidhi Singh

Why Vitamins are Important?

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1. Cell Function Regulation 2. Energy Metabolism Support 3. Immune System Enhancement 4. Tissue Repair and Growth 5. Antioxidant Defense Mechanisms 6. Cognitive Function Maintenance 7. Cardiovascular Health Promotion 8. Vision Maintenance 9. Bone Strength and Density 10. Hormonal Balance

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

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Acts as an antioxidant, supports immune function, collagen synthesis, and helps in the absorption of iron

Sources:  Citrus fruits (oranges, lemons, grapefruits), strawberries, kiwi, bell peppers (especially red and green), tomatoes, and broccoli.

Vitamin A

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Essential for vision, immune function, skin health, and cell growth and differentiation.

 Sources:  Fish liver oils, egg yolks, dairy products, carrots, sweet potatoes, spinach, kale, and other dark leafy greens.

Vitamin B

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Plays a crucial role in energy metabolism, nerve function, red blood cell formation, and DNA synthesis. 

 Sources: Whole grains, Dairy products, eggs, lean meats, green leafy vegetables, etc

Vitamin D

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Facilitates calcium absorption, supports bone health, regulates immune function, and aids in cell growth and differentiation.

 Sources: Sunlight (the skin produces vitamin D when exposed to sunlight), fatty fish (salmon, mackerel, tuna), fortified dairy products, and fortified cereals.

Vitamin E

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Functions as an antioxidant, protects cell membranes, supports immune function, and helps in skin health.

 Sources: Nuts (almonds, peanuts, hazelnuts), seeds (sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds), vegetable oils (sunflower oil, wheat germ oil), and green leafy vegetables.

Vitamin K

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 Required for blood clotting, bone metabolism, and helps regulate calcium levels in the body.

 Sources: Leafy greens (spinach, kale, Swiss chard), broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and some vegetable oils (soybean oil, canola oil).

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