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Doctor Pepper October 23, 2009

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Green and Red Pepper

Green and Red Pepper

Sweet red pepper often cost two times more that green ones, but they might be worth it. Red peppers contains nine times as much vitamin A as green peppers do. vitamin A is a disease-fighter known to speed the healing of wounds. Also, red peppers have more than double the vitamin C of their green cousins. – Jeffrey Csatari

 

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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. 

 

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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 %