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Essential Vitamins

Increase your chances of being well

Vitamins are essential to your health. We acquire vitamins through the foods we ingest and through supplements. Recently, there has been a movement toward Organic foods. Recent studies have indicated that organic foods have greater nutritional value and vitamin density. The tradeoff between organic and non-organic is price. However as more people select organic foods the more the price will fall. It should be noted that non-organic foods are still rich in vitamins and nutrition. The studies have not determined the percentages of increased nutritional and vitamin between Organic and Non-organic foods but there are differences.

For woman of all ages a calcium and vitamin D rich diet is essential to maintain strong bones. Milk, cheese and other dairy products are excellent sources of calcium and vitamin D.

For men maintaining prostate health is particularly important with a diet rich lycopene. Tomatoes and red fruits and vegetables are great source of lycopene.

To get the most out of the foods knowing the superfoods that are packed with essential nutrients and vitamins like oranges, blueberries, tomatoes, soy, spinach, beans, pumpkin, walnuts, oats, broccoli, turkey breast, wild salmon, yogurt and tea.

Eating fish increasing the consumption of Omega-3 fatty acids, typically found in fish and nuts. These are essential to helping maintaining a healthy heart.

Avoid hidden sugars in processed foods. So read the labels.

A rule of thumb is eat as many foods as possible that are rich and vibrant in color; red, yellow, and especially green. Eat organic for maximum nutritional value and if you can’t afford or can’t always find organic use supplements.



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