Vitamins for Healthy
for healthy hair...and a healthy YOU!
For a healthy body you need to
eat a variety of foods. In an ideal world, we would get all the
nutrients from our rich diet of organic fruits and vegetables.
Unfortunately, we must admit that we live in a fast-paced
society where fast-food and easy-to-prepare (but not
heart-friendly meals) rule.
All too often vitamins and
supplements are necessary to make up for the nutritional
deficit. Listed alphabetically below are some of the necessary
vitamins and nutrients (along with what foods they are found
in) that our body craves for healthy and beautiful
Calcium: dairy products,
broccoli, and beans.
Essential Fatty Acids: fish and
Folic Acid: spinach and other
leafy greens, peanuts, and yeast.
Iron: green veggies, brown
rice, red meat, oats, and wholegrain breads.
Protein: dairy products, meat,
Vitamin A: carrots, peaches,
green vegetables, dark veggies, and eggs.
Vitamin B complex: chicken,
fish, green veggies, whole grains, and avocados.
Vitamin C: broccoli, citrus
fruits, potatoes, and strawberries.
Vitamin D: sunlight (avoid
Vitamin E: avocados, green
veggies, oily fish (salmon).
Zinc: asparagus, eggs,
mushrooms, oysters, radishes, and whole grains.
Remember, ideally, these would
be consumed in a healthy diet. It seems that getting these
vitamins and nutrients from a varied diet is preferrable, but
vitamin and supplement pills work as an alternative. For your
health, be sure to speak with a doctor about getting the proper
amounts of the above listed vitamins on a daily