What are the Vitamins Sources | Vitamin Sources | All vitamins sources | Vitamin Supplements
1. Vitamin A (Retinol, retinal, various retinoids, and four carotenoids): Excellent natural sources of vitamin A are raw carrots, sweet potatoes, winter squash, spinach, and cantaloupe.
2. Vitamin B1 (Thiamine): Sources are pork, sunflower seeds, whole grains, beans, seafood.
3. Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin): Sources of B2 are milk, yogurt, chicken, leafy green vegetables, fruit and almonds.
4. Vitamin B3 (Niacin, niacinamide): Sources are chicken breast, canned tuna, Brewer’s yeast, peanut butter, beans, and sunflower seeds.
5. Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid): Sources are organ meats, fish, grains, egg, peanuts and peas.
6. Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine, pyridoxamine, pyridoxal): Sources are bananas, chicken, baked potatoes, chick peas, fortified cereals, oats, and peanuts.
7. Vitamin B7 (Biotin): It is present in all common articles of food especially in yeast, egg-yolk, kidney, liver, cauliflower, peas etc.
Raw egg white contains avid in which antagonizes biotin and thus the animal suffers from this vitamin deficiency. Hence, raw egg white is antibiotic in nature.
8. Vitamin B9 (Folic acid, folinic acid): Liver, kidney, green-leafy vegetables and cauliflower and good sources of this vitamin. Overcooking destroys much of folic acid and thus contributes to folate deficiency in man. Folate deficiency has been reported in babies given milk foods subjected to heat sterilization.
9. Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin, hydroxycobalamin, methylcobalamin): Sources are fresh fish, dairy products, beef and pork, and eggs
10. Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid): Sources of vitamin C are strawberries, melons, citrus fruit, broccoli, brussel sprouts, red peppers and cranberry juice.
11. Vitamin D (Ergocalciferol, cholecalciferol): Sources are the sun (5-10 minutes, 3 times per week), egg yolks, fatty fish, fortified milk, and liver.
12. Vitamin E (Tocopherols, tocotrienols): Sources are vegetable oil, mayonnaise, peants, whole grains, wheat germ, sunflower seeds, sweet potatoes and yams.
13. Vitamin K(phylloquinone, menaquinones): Sources are leafy green vegetables, fruits, beets, potatoes, eggs, seeds, dairy products, meats, and is also made by bacteria in stomach.
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