The most essential micronutrient to keep your body functioning smoothly, vitamins come in several types and required doses. While some can be achieved through the food we consume , some have to be supplied to the body externally. Either way, let’s take a look at five of the most vital vitamins essential to your body today and the ways you can incorporate them in your diet.

VITAMIN A

Primarily known as the most required vitamin for eyesight, Vitamin A is also required for your immunity, reproduction and the overall cell development. 

Sources of Vitamin A includes:
Fish oils
Milk
Eggs
Carrots
Green leafy vegetables

VITAMIN B12

Commonly called cobalamin, Vitamin B12 helps balance hormones, ensure proper functioning of the nervous system and keep stress at bay. It is essential for the production of the red blood cells as well. 

Sources of Vitamin B12 includes:

Meats, poultry and eggs

Dairy products like milk, curd and cheese

VITAMIN C 

Ascorbic acid rich Vitamin C is your repairman when it comes to the wear and tear issues of your cells. It promotes wound healing and the proper building of the bones. It is essential in building immunity as well. 

Sources of Vitamin C includes:

Citrus fruits like lemon, oranges etc

Green leafy veggies

Potatoes

VITAMIN D

The building factor behind strong bones and teeth, Vitamin D is important for muscle building as well. This is one vitamin that cannot be consumed through foods alone. Ample sunshine is the only way one can ensure this essential vitamin is absorbed in the body. 

Sources of Vitamin D includes:

Fish oil

Eggs

Soya

VITAMIN K

Responsible for controlling the blood pressure and blood coagulation, Vitamin K is indispensable when it comes to wound repair and healing.

Sources of Vitamin K includes:

Nuts and seeds

Diary and eggs

Meat

Soya

That’s all folks! Make sure you are consuming the above mentioned vitamin sources to ensure proper functioning of your body, at all times.

Diet is really important, and I think vitamins are really important, also.

Glenn Danzing
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