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What you Need to Know About Vitamins

We all know that the human body needs vitamins to stay healthy. Some people compensate for a shortage of vitamins by consuming dietary supplements, and others eat piles of vegetables.

Here is a list of vitamins with their responsibility, found in, destroyed by and the recommended amount per day.

Vitamin A

  • Is responsible for: young-looking skin, beautiful hair, healthy nails, sharp vision, and strong bones
  • Can be found in: carrots, citrus fruit, hard cheese, cottage cheese, milk, eggs, fish, parsley, spinach, and liver
  • Is destroyed by: high temperatures and long-term preservation
  • Recommended amount per day: 0.4 – 1 mg = 100 g of beef liver pate

Vitamin B1

  • Is responsible for: an efficient brain, good digestion, healthy muscles, a healthy heart, and quality sleep
  • Can be found in: brewing yeast, pork, nuts, oats, buckwheat, wheatgrass, and legumes
  • Is destroyed by: long-term preparation, adding salt while cooking, and drinking coffee during a meal
  • Recommended amount per day: 1.3 – 2.6 mg = 1 pork steak

Vitamin B2

  • Is responsible for: regenerated cells, sharp vision, and healthy muscles
  • Can be found in: milk, almonds, eggs, mushrooms, buckwheat, cottage, cheese, yeast, and meat
  • Is destroyed by: the long-term impact of light
  • Recommended amount per day: 1.3 – 3 mg = 2 chicken eggs

Vitamin B5

  • Is responsible for: a good memory, a cheerful mood, quick recovery after illnesses, healthy blood vessels, and a healthy heart
  • Can be found in: a veriety of meats, chicken, egg yolk, dairy products, caviar, legumes, nuts, yeast, oatmeal, buckwheat, rice, and broccoli
  • Is destroyed by: repeated freezing
  • Recommended amount per day: 5 mg = 100 g pork liver

Vitamin B6

  • Is responsible for: a rejuvenated body, a strong nervous system, and healthy blood vessels
  • Can be found in: cereals, sprouted wheat grains, green salad, cabbage, bananas, walnuts, wheat bran, salmon and meat
  • Is destroyed by: the long-term impact of light
  • Recommended amount per day: 1.6 – 2 mg = 300 g of beef

Vitamin B12

  • Is responsible for: normal weight, good immunity, sound memory, and a healthy gastrointestinal tract
  • Can be found in: soybeans, hops, spinach, kelps, oysters, fish, milk, cheese, egg yolk, and a variety meats
  • Is destroyed by: the long-term impact of light and high temperatures
  • Recommended amount per day: 2.5 mg = 100 g of salmon

Vitamin C

  • Is responsible for: smooth skin, good immunity, a cheerful mood, and anhealthy hair and nails
  • Can be found in: dill, citrus fruit, rose hips, sea backthorn, red fruit, cauliflower, peas, beans, radish, kiwifruit, and asparagus
  • Is destroyed by: cooking
  • Recommended amount per day: 70 mg = 1/2 of an orrange

Vitamin D

  • Is responsible for: healthy bones, good blood coagulation, immunity to colds, elimination of toxins, a cheerful mood, a healthy blood vessels and heart
  • Can be found in: cheese, butter, cottage cheese, egg yolk, fish, seafood, potatoes, vegetable oils, and beef
  • Is destroyed by: cooking in a alkaline environment
  • Recommended amount per day: 2 – 5 mg = 2 eggs

Vitamin E

  • Is responsible for: a rejuvenated body, normal operation of the reproductive system, a cheerful mood, a protection against the environment
  • Can be found in: meat, oils such as sunflower, corn, pumpkin seed, and olive oils, butter, nuts, dairy products, and liver
  • Is destroyed by: long-term preservation
  • Recommended amount per day: 30 – 50 mg = 1 tablespoon of unrefined oil

Vitamin K

  • Is responsible for: the fast healing wounds, normal blood coagulation, and producing the required amount of prothrombin in the blood
  • Can be found in: spinach, nettles, rose hips, cabbage, cauliflower, red cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, strawberries, green tea, and kelps
  • Is destroyed by: the long-term impact of light and long-term preparation
  • Recommended amount per day: 1 -2 mg = 2 tablespoons of parsley

The majority of people without medical knowledge hardly know what different vitamins are in which food products.