Foods Naturally Rich In Vitamins

Posted by Kayla at


I always say the best source of vitamins are the natural ones, such as those found in food. The truth is synthetic vitamins just aren’t the same as the real thing. If you want to get more vitamins and nutrients into your body, I would definitely recommend opting to eat more vitamin-rich foods before turning to tablets. Your body will love you for it and it is much cheaper!

Here are some examples of food rich in some important vitamins:

Vitamin A
This vitamin is essential for keeping our eyes healthy and our vision good. It also helps to promote bone growth, keeps the immune system strong and is a powerful anti-oxidant. Foods containing this vitamin include:

  • Carrots
  • Pumpkin
  • Sweet Potato
  • Dark leafy greens such as kale, spinach, collard greens
  • Squash

Vitamin B6
This particular B vitamin plays an important role in proper brain development, nervous system function and to make the hormones serotonin and norepinephrine, which affect your mood. Foods containing this vitamin include:

  • Potatoes
  • Chicken
  • Capsicums
  • Chickpeas
  • Beef

Vitamin B12
This B vitamin helps your body to produce DNA, maintains energy levels and helps your body to grow and develop naturally. It also helps to support your brain by improving mental capacity. Foods containing this vitamin include:

  • Beef
  • Oysters
  • Turkey
  • Crab
  • Salmon
  • Tuna

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    Vitamin C
    This vitamin is an essential building block of collagen which makes up our skin, bones, blood vessels and other tissue. It is also a great antioxidant and plays a role in healing wounds in the body. Foods containing good amounts of this vitamin include:

    • Brussel Sprouts
    • Broccoli
    • Capsicums
    • Papaya
    • Dark leafy greens

    Vitamin D
    This vitamin helps to regulate the absorption of calcium and phosphorous, and facilitates normal immune function.  Getting enough Vitamin D is important for normal growth and development of your bones and teeth. Foods containing this vitamin include:

    • Fatty fish, such as tuna and salmon
    • Portobello mushrooms
    • Eggs
    • Sunshine (in moderation)

    Vitamin E
    This vitamin is essential for strong immunity and healthy skin and eyes. Foods containing it are:

    • Peanut butter
    • Almonds
    • Spinach
    • Kale
    • Hazelnuts
    • Sunflower oil

      I hope this helps you girls to gain a better understanding of what vitamins are in your everyday foods. There really is no better source than nature!

      Kayla xx

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