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...


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

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

    Happy TT!

  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!

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

  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.

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

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

    Thanks for stopping by!

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

    Happy TT

  9. Good list. Vitamins are so important.

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

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

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

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

  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.

  14. Good information to have on hand. happy TT

  15. That took some work. Great job.

    The Pink Flamingo


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