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Vital Facts about Vitamins – 1 November 21, 2008

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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. 



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 %