Vitamins

Vitamins are organic molecules that your body uses for everything from hormonal signalling to producing new cells. Important vitamins in food are listed below along with some of the most nutrient dense dietary sources. Click the link on the vitamin for more information.


Vitamin A - Some foods rich in vitamin A include carrots, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, and spinach.

Vitamin B6 - Some foods rich in vitamin B6 include enriched cereals, fish, and turkey.

Vitamin B12 - Some foods rich in vitamin B12 include clams, enriched cereals, and fish.

Vitamin C - Some foods rich in vitamin C include oranges, peaches, bell peppers, and papayas.

Vitamin D - Some foods rich in vitamin D include salmon, swordfish, trout, and enriched dairy products.

Vitamin E - Some foods rich in vitamin E include enriched cereals, tomatoes, sunflower seeds, and spinach.

Vitamin K - Some foods rich in vitamin K include kale, spinach, broccoli, and brussel sprouts.

Folate - Some foods rich in folate include rice, enriched cereals, and lentils.

Lycopene - Some lycopene-dense foods include tomatoes, watermelons, and papayas.

Niacin - Some foods rich in niacin include enriched cereals, fish, and duck.

Riboflavin - Some foods rich in riboflavin include enriched cereals, enriched flour, and yogurt.

Thiamin - Some foods rich in thiamin include enriched cereals, rice, and oats.

 

Source: http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=22114