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Vital Facts about Vitamins – 3 November 23, 2008

Posted by paripl110707 in Broiled Ground Beef, Broiled Salmon, Energy Release, Healthy Skin, Lean, Lower Blood Cholesterol, Nervous System, Roasted Chicken Breast, Roasted Peanuts, Waterpacked Tuna.
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Niacin

Vital for energy release from foods.  Important for healthy skin, mouth and nervous system.  Sometimes used to help lower blood cholesterol.

 

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                                                                     How Much?

Where?                                           % U.S. RDA

Tuna, waterpacked, 3 oz                                55 %

Chicken breast, roasted, 3 oz                         59 %

Salmon, broiled, 3 oz                                      28 %

Peanuts, roasted, ¼ c                                      26 %

Ground beef, lean, broiled, 3 oz                     21 %

 

Vital Facts about Vitamins – 1 November 21, 2008

Posted by paripl110707 in Eyesight, Healthy Hair, Healthy Skin, Reduce Cancer Risk.
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Learn about nutrients from A to zinc!  Find out about super food sources and why the’re important.  This guide tells all you need to know about vitamins and minerals in one handy reference, complete with easy explanations of common nutrition terms. 

 

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Vitamin A

Vital for proper eyesight in dim light.  Maintains healthy hair and skin.  May reduce the risk of certain cancers. 

                                                                             How Much?

Where?                                      % U.S. RDA

 

Sweet potato, cooked, ½ c                       436 %

Carrots, raw, 7.5 inches                           405 %

Spinach, cooked, ½ c                                147 %

Apricots, raw, ½ c                                       40 %

Broccoli, cooked, ½ c                                  22 %