VITAMIN WORLD

                                                                   WHY IT'S NEEDED                                                     WHERE  IT'S FOUND

A VITAMINS 

Necessary to new cell growth. Helps fight infection. Essential for healthy skin, good blood, strong bones & teeth, kidneys, bladder, lungs and membranes. Helps in the maintenance of good eyesight.

FISH LIVER OIL, LIVER DAIRY PRODUCTS,CARROTS,CANTALOUPE,
PEACHES, SQUASH, TOMATOES, 
ALL GREEN & YELLOW FRUITS &
VEGETABLES.

BETA CAROTENE

In addition to providing the body with a safe source of  Vitamin A, beta carotene is an antioxidant that works with  other natural protectors to defend-your cells from harmful free radical damage caused by highly reactive substances  that either form in the body or are acquired from the environment (i.e. air pollution, cigars carcinogens, etc.)

DARK GREEN LEAFY VEGETABLE, 
YELLOW & ORANGE VEGETABLES 
AND FRUITS.

B-COMPLEX B-Complex is all the B-Vitamins together. B-Complex  Vitamins are coenzymes involved in energy production. Important for normal functioning of nervous system, healthy hair, skin, eyes, liver and mouth and gastrointestinal tract muscle tone. BREWERS YEAST, LIVER OR WHOLE GRAIN CEREAL.
B-1 (Thiamine) Necessary for proper metabolism of sugar and starch to provide energy. Maintains a healthy nervous system as well as aiding the proper function of the heart and other muscles. Stress increases the need for B- I and all B-Vitamins.  

BREWERS  YEAST, WHEAT GERM, BLACK STRAP MOLASSES, BRAN, WHOLE BROWN RICE, SOYBEANS, OATMEAL, WHOLE WHEAT, MEATS.

B-2(Riboflavin) Required for red blood cell formation, antibody production cell respiration and growth. Important for good muscle tone. Involved in metabolism of Prot&, fats and carbohydrates. Necessary for excellent vision, skin, nails and hair.  

MILK, EGG, FISH, BREWERS  YEAST, ORGAN MEATS SUCH AS LIVER & TONGUE, LEAFY VEGETABLES, AND WHOLE GRAIN BREADS.

NIACIN (B-3) Involved in the proper activity of nervous system. Needed for healthy skin and digestive system. Aids in circulation. important nutrient used by the body to synthesize sex hormones. LEAN MEAT, POULTRY, FISH,PEANUT,WHEAT, WHOLE WHEAT PRODUCTS. FIGS AND PRUNES.
PANTOTHENIC ACID (B-5) Helps form certain hormones and antibodies. Plays an essential role in energy and metabolism. Needed for maintenance of healthy digestive tract, skin, nerves and glands. Helps to convert fat and sugar to energy.  

ORGAN MEATS, BREWERS  YEAST, EGG YOLK, WHOLE GRAIN, CEREALS, CHICKEN, BRAN ,NUTS.

B-6(Pyridoxine) Involved in a numerous amount of body functions' Essential for utilization of proteins and fats. Needed for production of red blood cells and antibodies. Helps in  normal function of nervous system. MEATS, WHOLE GRAIN PRODUCTS, BREWERS  YEAST, BANANAS, GREEN LEAFY VEGETABLES, WHEAT GERM, BEEF, ORGAN MEAT, WHEAT BRAN, EGGS, MILK, CABBAGE.
B-12 (Cyanocobalamin) Powerful blood building factor. Key nutrient for new growth. Important factor in maintaining health of nervous system including brain cells. Necessary for normal digestion, absorption of foods, protein synthesis and carbohydrate and fat metabolism.  

LIVER, KIDNEY, FISH, DAIRY PRODUCTS, MEAT, EGGS.

BIOTIN Performs several functions in metabolism of fats and production of energy. Helps synthesize amino and fatty acids and form RNA & DNA. Helps in the maintenance of healthy sweat glands, nerve tissue, skin, hair and bone marrow. BREWERS YEAST, LIVER, KIDNEY, UNPOLISHED RICE, SOY FLOUR, SOYBEANS, EGG YOLK, CAULIFLOWER, MUSHROOMS.
CHOLINE Aids in nerve transmission, utilization of fat and hormone production. Helps maintain normal kidney and bladder function. EGG YOLK, MILK, MEAT, AND WHOLE GRAIN CEREALS.
FOLIC ACID This B-Vitamin helps synthesize nucleic acids such as RNA &DNA. Necessary for red blood cell production, growth and reproduction. Women who consume healthful diets with adequate folate may reduce their risk of having a child with birth defects of the brain or spinal cord.  

 

BREWERS YEAST, LIVER AND GREEN LEAFY VEGETABLES.

INOSITOL Involved in the metabolism of fats and cholesterol. Aids in brain cell nutrition and vital for hair growth. UNPROCESSED WHOLE GRAIN, CITRUS FRUITS, BREWERS YEAST, MILK AND LIVER.
PABA Part of B-Complex. Aids in the utilization of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. Necessary for formation of blood cells (especially red). Vital for hair pigmentation, healthy skin. LIVER, YEAST, WHEAT GERM, MOLASSES, KIDNEY, WHOLE GRAIN, RICE, BRAN, BREWERS YEAST.
BIDFLAVONOIDS Part of the C-Complex. Necessary for the proper function and absorption of Vitamin C. Helps build resistance. BUCKWHEAT AND FRUITS SUCH AS LEMONS, GRAPES, PLUMS, GRAPEFRUIT, AND CHERRIES.
C (Ascorbic Acid, Calcium Ascorbate) Vital to collagen formation, the connective substance in all cells. As an antioxidant, it helps neutralize harmful free radicals in cells. Helps in healing, in production of red blood cells, and in fighting bacterial infections. Its need is increased by physical stress.  

FRESH FRUITS AND BERRIES, GREEN VEGETABLES, ONIONS, TOMATOES, RADISHES, ROSE HIPS.

D (Calciferol) Necessary to calcium and phosphorus utilization. Promotes strong bones and teeth, prevents rickets, works to maintain good health and vitality. Protects against muscle weakness. Helps regulate the heart (through calcium absorption).  

EGG YOLK, FISH, FISH LIVER OIL, TUNA, MILK, DAIRY PRODUCTS.

E VITAMINS An antioxidant that prevents premature reaction to oxygen in the body, prevents breakdown of many substances in the body. Essential to the use of oxygen by muscles, helps improve circulation and promotes normal dotting and healing. Prolongs life of red blood cells. MOST VEGETABLE OILS, WHEAT GERM, SOYBEAN OIL, RAW SEEDS AND NUTS, EGGS, LEAFY VEGETABLES, BEEF LIVER, MEAT, MILK, MOLASSES, PEANUTS, CEREAL PRODUCTS. WHOLE WHEAT.
K VITAMINS Necessary for formation of, prothrombin which is required in blood clotting. Essential for normal liver functioning. Also aids the absorption of calcium in bone. KELP, ALFALFA, GREEN PLANTS, LEAFY GREEN VEGETABLES, COW MILK, YOGURT, EGG YOLK, FISH LIVER OIL.