Obtaining nutrients is a big reason why we eat. Food is fuel for our bodies. The quality of that food fuel is what has the power to make us feel good versus feeling sluggish and crappy.
Vitamins and minerals are so essential.
Here’s a quick rundown of most of all Vitamins:
- Vitamin A – contributes to healthy body tissues, pretty hair & skin, and it also protects the cells.
- Vitamin B – Makes it possible for the nervous system to communicate with itself and with the body. Without B-vitamins, your body will not behave like you want it to.
- Vitamin C – This one shows love to the human body by protecting cells, organs, and tissues from outside germs. Not only does it prevent infections, Vitamin C also provides healing benefits to a weakened immune system. Vitamin C also works really well with the mineral Iron.
- Vitamin D – Essential for mineral absorption in the body. It comes from the sun! Remember: the sun is the ultimate light source!
- Vitamin E – Having quality hair and skin is a benefit of consuming this antioxidant vitamin! It protects the cells from damage and free radicals.
- Vitamin F – The body needs fatty acids for several reasons which include the processing and transportation of vitamins and minerals.
- Vitamin G – Nourishes the nervous system!
- Vitamin K – Nourishes the blood and liver. It also helps the nervous system. This one is well known for promoting healthy clotting abilities in the blood. Hospitals like to give this to brand new babies, minutes after they are born. It’s important to note, Vitamin K can be made by the human body. It is a by-product of the bacteria made in the gut (intestines).
- Vitamin L – Further research is needed here, stay tuned!
- Vitamin P – Promotes stomach health.
… That about covers the most common vitamins that start with the name Vitamin. Of course, there will be updates as more information is uncovered.
As always, thank you for reading.
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Here are the books that were used for this article:
African Holistic Health by Dr. Laila Afrika.
Every Woman’s Book by Dr. Paavo Airola.
Microbiology in Action by J. Heritage, E.G.V Evans, and R.A Killington.