8 Facts about Vitamins You Should Know
FOOD & NUTRITION
Did you know?
Water-soluable vitamins (B Vitamins and Vitamin C) cannot be stored in the body and must be taken daily to ensure your body has enough to perform essential functions and prevent deficiency.
If you are not sure what vitamins or minerals you could be missing out on, you might want to take a multivitamin and multimineral supplement, which includes the recommended daily dose of many nutrients.
Long, slow cooking of vegetables can deplete their vitamin content.
Iron is so vital to the body that, without it, the body cannot transport essential oxygen via our blood cells.
Drinking tea or coffee with meals makes it harder for the body to absorb Iron from plant foods, so avoid these beverages at meal times.
Minerals often work with vitamins in the vital maintenance of the body.
Vitamin D can be produced in the skin from the sun’s energy.
Taking a multivitamin and multimineral supplement is a really good idea if you are not 100% sure that your diet contains all the vitamins and minerals that you need.
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