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Vitamins and minerals

Vitamins and supplements

Supplier: Viva Health Care Ltd

http://www.purehealth.com/

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Some vitamins and minterals etc | what they do | natural sources

Name Where they help Food sources
     
VITAMINS    
Biotin    
Folic Acid    
Niacin    
Pantothenic Acid    
Riboflavin    
Thiamin    
Vitamin A    
Vitamin B6    
Vitamin B12    
Vitamin C antioxydant, water-soluble  
Vitamin D helps the absorption of calcium absorbed by exposure to sunlight
Vitamin E antioxydant, fat-soluble  
Vitamin K    
     
MINERALS    
Calcium healthy bones milk, cheese, soybeans, tofu
Chromium    
Copper    
Fluoride   tea
Iodine    
Iron    
Magnesium    
Manganese   tea
Molybdenum    
Phosphorus    
Potassium   bananas
Selenium   Brazil nuts (esp. those sold in the shell)
Sodium (Chloride)    
Zinc    
     
OTHER NUTRIENTS    
     
Lycopene   tomatoes (esp. boiled and tinned)
     
Coenzyme Q10 metabolism???  
     
tea, tea flavonoids antioxydant tea (esp. green tea)
     
     
     
     
     

How vitamins were discovered

The story of vitamins: Linus Pauling

What vitamins are good for

Sugar destroys your vitamins

Links

For more information on nutrients see:

Linus Pauling Institute Micronutrient Information Center:
http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/infocenter/vitamins.html

Vitamins, plants and health living: a site for children and their parents:
http://www.rodaleinstitute.org/kids/tour_1/main.html

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