Are You Getting the Right Nutrients your Body Needs?

Here’s a quick list of the Essential Nutrients the Body does Not produce on its own and depends on you to provide thru proper nutrition: EatRight-5Vitamins-561x421

  • B complex – cucumber, avocado, chia seeds, lentils, walnuts
  • B12 – avocados, cabbage, cauliflower, beans & lentils, nuts, egg yolks, organic soy, walnuts
  • Vitamin A – watermelon, eggs, red bell peppers, sorghum
  • Vitamin C – beets, kale, brussels sprouts, celery & citrus
  • Vitamin E – walnuts, almonds, avocado, kale, brussels sprouts
  • Vitamin K – cauliflower, cilantro, asparagus, prunes, broccoli, avocado
  • Magnesium – sweet potatoes, quinoa, walnuts, sesame, cucumber, beets, garbanzo beans (hummus)
  • Potassium – bananas, cherries, beets, kale, chia seed, lentils, avocado
  • Essential Amino Acids – chicken, turkey, wild salmon, organic tofu, swiss chard, spinach, beans
  • Omega 3 Fatty Acids – wild salmon, eggs, walnuts, flax, quinoa
  • Calcium – kale, sesame, walnuts, cucumber, sweet potato, chia seeds, quinoa, celery

 

B Complex – Create new cells, fights free radicals, carries oxygen through blood, converts food into energy, depression, memory loss

B12 – Brain Function, forms healthy red blood cells, prevents against anemia, depression

Vitamin A - helps cells reproduce normally, vision

Vitamin C – promotes growth & development, helps absorb iron, production of collagen

Vitamin E – protects cell membranes against free radicals, helps lower bad cholesterol, muscle maintenance

Vitamin K – aids in normal blood clotting and along with calcium helps in bone heath

Magnesium – alleviating constipation, lower blood pressure, bone health, heart health 

Potassium – regulates salt lowering blood pressure, kidney & bone health

Essential Amino Acids - blood cell synthesis and immunity, muscle fatigue, anti-inflammatory

Omega 3 Fatty Acids – brain 7 nervous system function, anti-inflammatory, lubricate joints, lowers bad cholesterol, support immune system and release melatonin for better sleep 

Calcium - bone & teeth health, helps keep circulatory system running properly   Eat your daily rainbow and foods rich in nutrients to keep your body running smoothly.

 

 

About Kirsten Berman GlutenFreeGal

GlutenFreeGal living with Celiac Disease and Changing the American Food System
one person at a time

Comments

  1. Great write up and information. It’s the simple things we don’t think of… But nutritionally, they’re especially important for a celiac!

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