been taking vitamins and other food supplements to keep your body healthy. But,
do you know what these vitamins do and where to get them?
promotes healthy eyes, skin and hair, is important in the body's immune system.
can get vitamin A from: Eggs, Tagalog Petchay, Baguio Petchay
needed for the nervous system, formation of red blood cells, healthy skin and
You can get vitamin B from: Eggs,
Green Vegetables, Meat, Fish, Seafood
as a coenzyme in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and especially,
You can get vitamin B2 from: Eggs
needed for the breakdown of carbohydrates, proteins and fats.
You can get vitamin B5 from: Sweet
Corn, Lobsters, Young Corn
is necessary for the absorption and metabolism of amino acids, use of fats in
the body and in the formation of red blood cells.
You can get vitamin B6 from: Shrimps
essential for the functioning of all cells and protein, fat and carbohydrate
metabolism as well as healthy nerves.
You can get vitamin B12 from: Eggs,
Red Meat, Seafood, Fish Fillet, Fish Lips
needed for healthy skin, bones, cartilage and teeth.
You can get vitamin C from: Mangoes, Calamansi, Orange, Lemon
needed to absorb calcium for healthy bones and teeth.
You can get vitamin D from: Egg yolk, Vegetable oils
healthy blood vessels and tissues, including the heart.
You can get vitamin E from: Baguio Petchay, Egg yolk
essential for the formation of protein substances in the bones and kidneys.
You can get vitamin K from: Cabbage,
White Onions, Button Mushrooms\
prevents destruction of healthy cells.
The best antioxidant foods are: Ripe
Mangoes, Green Mangoes, Tomatoes
a powerful antioxidant, it improves immunity.
Beta Carotene can be found in: Green
Vegetables, Carrots, Tomatoes
prevents tooth decay.
Cobalt, Fluoride can be found
in: Shrimps, Squid, Fish, Crabsticks,
Lobsters, Oysters, Sea cucumber
are burned during metabolism to produce energy, liberating carbon dioxide and
Carbohydrates can be found in: Carrots,
Green leaves, Ripe mangoes, Green mangoes, Lemons, Oranges, Rice
needed for developing the bones and maintaining their rigidity, is also
important in reducing high blood pressure.
Calcium can be found in: Tofu, Tagalog
Petchay, Baguio Petchay
is very important in controlling fat and cholesterol buildup in the body.
Choline can be found in: Fish
helps in energy production, iron metabolism, nervous system function, melanin
formation as well as nutrient interactions.
can be found in: Eggs
needed for thyroid hormone production, regulation of metabolic rate, proper
growth, sex hormones, healthy skin, nails, hair and teeth.
Iodine can be found in: Crabsticks, Oysters, Fish, Squid, Shrimps, Lobsters, Pineapple, Onions
needed to form hemoglobin, which is the pigment in red blood cells responsible
for transporting oxygen.
You can iron from: Tagalog Petchay,
essential for DNA synthesis, protein synthesis and red blood cell production.
Folate can be found in: Green
Vegetables, Tomatoes, Oranges
protects the aging process of the brain.
You can get L-Carnosine from: Beef,
Porkloin, Chicken, Lamb, Tenderloin, Meat, Shrimps, Crab
essential for the proper function of nerves and muscles, including the heart.
Magnesium can be found in: Seafood,
Fish cake, Crabsticks, Fish balls, Meat balls, Squid balls, Squid rolls
prevents or even reverses the accumulation of abnormal fibrous tissue.
Paraminobenzoiz acid can be
found in: Tagalog Petchay, Baguio
essential for healthy bones and teeth.
Phosphorus can be found in: Eggs,
Garlic, Pork Beef, Meat, Sausage, Chicken, Lamb, Tenderloin, Shrimps, Crab
essential for the normal functioning of nerves and muscles and promotes normal
blood pressure and heartbeat.
are rich in potassium.
prevents cell damage, cancer cell replication and decrease cholesterol levels.
God source of phytochemicals
are: Garlic, Taiwan Sili, Tomatoes
protects and strengthens blood vessels.
can be found in: Spring onion, Red
Onion, White Onion
builds body tissues and synthesize enzymes, some hormones such as insulin that
regulate communication among organs and cells, and other complex substances that
govern body processes.
Protein can be found in: Shrimps,
Squid, Fish, Lobsters
for normal functioning of the immune system and thyroid gland.
Selenium are found in: Garlic,
needed for nerve and muscle functions, and regulating the balance of fluid in
You can get sodium in: Shrimps,
Squid, Fish, Meat, Crabsticks, Lobsters, Oysters
necessary for formation of collagen (protein found in connective tissue in our
Sulfur can be found in: Garlic, Hot
Sili, Taiwan Sili
important for wound healing, normal growth, reproduction and development. Also
needed for healthy eyes and skin and improves immunity.
You can get zinc from: Eggs, Red Meat, Beef, Porkloin, Pork Chicken, Lamb, Tenderloin,
Black/Dried Mushrooms, Shrimps, Squid, Fish, Sea Cucumber, Lobsters, Oysters,