Thursday, July 24, 2008

TT- More than 13!



The common source of vitamins was the foods that we ate. I just wanted to know more about.... Vitamin sources.

• Vitamin A: beef, fish liver oils, chicken liver, eggs, whole milk...
• Thiamine (vitamin B1): brewer's yeast, meats, poultry, whole grain cereals, nuts, legumes...
• Riboflavin (vitamin B2): asparagus, milk, lean meat, green leafy vegetables, mushrooms, oysters...
• Vitamin B3 (niacin):beef liver and kidney, beets, brewer's yeast, pork, turkey, chicken, veal, fish...
• Vitamin B5: organ meats, eggs, fish and shellfish, lobsters, poultry, soybeans, lentils...
• Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine): grains, bread, liver, cereals, spinach, green beans, and bananas...
• Vitamin B12: cottage cheese, eggs, liver, tuna, yogurt...
• Amygdalin (vitamin B17): apple, nectarine apricot, peach,cherry, orange, plums...
• Beta-carotene: apricots, carrots, cantaloupe, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, winter squashes...
• Inositol: wheat germ, brewer's yeast, bananas, liver, brown rice oak flakes, nuts, vegetables, and raisins...
• Carnitine: red meat, fish, poultry, tempeh, wheat, asparagus, avocados, and peanut butter...
• Para-aminobenzoic acid: bran, eggs, kidney, liver, molasses, wheat germ, brewer's yeast, yogurt...
• Vitamin C: asparagus, broccoli, green peppers, red peppers, cabbage, kale, cauliflower, potatoes, sweet potatoes, yams...
• Vitamin D: sunlight, milk (fortified), cheese, whole eggs, liver, salmon...
• Vitamin E: vegetable oils, such as corn oil, soy oil, peanut oil...
• Biotin: beans, breads, brewer's yeast, cauliflower, chocolate, egg yolks, fish, kidney, legumes, liver...
• Alpha-lipoic acid: kidney, heart, spinach, broccoli, tomatoes...
• Vitamin K: asparagus, broccoli, brussels sprouts, collard greens, spinach, salad greens...
• Folic acid: asparagus, spinach, dark leafy greens, turnip, beet and mustard greens, brewers yeast, liver...

17 comments:

  1. More than 13, naughty naughty! ;-) Very interesting nevertheless.
    Thanks for visiting my Luxembourg list.

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  2. Thanks for stopping by earlier. Great reference list you've got here. We don't eat enough variety. :(

    Happy TT!
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  3. I've never heard of many of those!

    I suspect from your TT that my Vitamin K and Folic Acid intake must be about zero!

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  4. Now I'm hungry!! Great post idea, and thank you so much for stopping by! Happy TT

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  5. Not to mention the importance of minerals found in our foods too. I love this healthy 13+ great idea.

    Mine's posted. Come by if you can find time.

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  6. This tells me to keep up with all kind of veggies!

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  7. I am so bad at nutritious stuff, but lately I have been good at taking my vitamins! :)

    Thanks for stopping by!

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  8. What a helpful list! Thanks for sharing all this information!

    Happy TT

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  9. Good list. Vitamins are so important.

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  10. That's a useful and interesting list. Thanks! Happy TT.

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  11. Very informative - I think I'll print this one to have as a reference. Thank you!

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  12. wow...great post to learn about vit :D

    Visit my T13 too : 13 things that happened...... Thanks

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  13. I knew a lot of these vitamins and what they contained; however some I did not know. Thanks for breaking it down for all of us.

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  14. Good information to have on hand. happy TT

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  15. That took some work. Great job.

    SJR
    The Pink Flamingo

    http://thepinkflamingo.blogharbor.com/blog

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