Vitamins and Minerals from plant based sources
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 Vitamins and minerals are essential for all the parts of our body to function correctly. Very simply we need them to survive.

Vitamins are organic substances that are required in small amounts in the diet. They are necessary for numerous special functions in the body and are essential for good health. They can be affected by environmental conditions such as light, heat and air. Food storage, processing and cooking can all act to reduce the level of vitamins in food.

Vegetarians can obtain all the vitamins they need from a balanced diet. Vitamins may be either fat-soluble or water-soluble. The fat-soluble vitamins are vitamins A, D, E and K. Fat-soluble vitamins can be stored in the body and so dietary sources are not needed every day. The water-soluble vitamins are vitamin C and the B group of vitamins. The B group of vitamins includes B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, folic acid, biotin and pantothenic acid. The body is less able to store water-soluble vitamins (with the exception of vitamin B12 which is stored in the liver) and so they are needed daily. Water-soluble vitamins are more likely to be lost during cooking.

Vitamin A (retinol). For healthy skin, growth of bones, resistance to infection and night vision. Found in carrots, spinach, peppers, watercress, dried apricots, in plant foods it is present as its precursor, beta-carotene.

Vitamin B1 (thiamin). For breaking down carbohydrates for energy. Found in yeast extract, Brazil nuts, peanuts, rice, bran, oatmeal, flour, whole meal bread, and sunflower seeds.

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin). Helps convert proteins, fats and carbohydrates into energy and for the growth and repair of tissues and healthy skin. Found in almonds, whole meal bread, dried prunes, mushrooms, cashews, millet, and avocados.

Vitamin B3 (niacin). For energy production, healthy skin, and the nervous system. Found in most foods including yeast extract, peanuts, whole meal bread, mushrooms, and sesame seeds.

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine). For red blood cell formation and protein metabolism. Found in bran, whole meal flour, yeast extracts, hazelnuts, bananas, peanuts, and currants.

Vitamin B12. For red blood cell formation, growth, and a healthy nervous system. Found in and fortified plant foods including breakfast cereals, yeast extracts and this one you can supplement in a tablet form.

Folic acid or folate. For red blood cell formation, protein synthesis and DNA metabolism. Some functions are linked with vitamin B12. Found in yeast extract, spinach, broccoli, peanuts, almonds, and hazelnuts.

Biotin. For energy production and healthy skin. Found in yeast extract, pulses, nuts, and most vegetables.

Pantothenic acid, energy production and antibody formation. Widely found in most foods.
Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid). For healthy skin, bones, teeth and gums, resistance to infection and wound healing, energy production and growth. Found in citrus fruits, broccoli, spinach, berries, and peppers.

Vitamin D. for the absorption of calcium and phosphate and healthy bones and teeth. Produced by the action of sunlight on the skin. The elderly, young children and anyone confined indoors may need to consider a vitamin D supplement 
especially if vegan.

Vitamin E. Acts as an antioxidant protecting vitamins A and C and other important substances in the body. Found in vegetable oils, wheat germ, hazelnuts, and avocados.

Vitamin K- for effective blood clotting. Found in spinach, cabbage, and cauliflower. Vitamin K is also obtained from bacterial synthesis in the intestine. Deficiency is rare.

The main minerals required in the diet are calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, chlorine, phosphorus and sulphur. Other minerals which are required in only tiny quantities (less than 100mg/day) are called trace elements.

Sodium and Potassium. Both are important in maintaining the body’s water balance controlling the composition of blood and other body fluids. Sodium chloride (salt) is present in processed foods and in small amounts in vegetables, fruits and grains. Most people consume too much sodium, which can lead to high blood pressure. Potassium is widely found in plant foods, especially root vegetables and wholegrain cereals.

Calcium. For building and maintaining strong bones and teeth, muscle contraction and blood clotting. Leafy green vegetables, almonds, sesame seeds, and dried fruit.
Magnesium. For strong bones and enzymes involved in energy production. Widely found in plant foods and deficiency is very rare.

Phosphorus. Required with calcium for strong bones and teeth, muscle function and a vital component of all body cells. Found in nearly all foods and dietary deficiency is unknown.

Sulphur. Plays a role in some enzyme systems. Most dietary sulphur is in the sulphur-containing amino acids. There is no indication of sulphur deficiency except in association with protein deficiency.

Iron. An essential component of haemoglobin, which transports oxygen in the blood through the body. Found in leafy green vegetables, pulses, whole meal bread, dried fruit, pumpkin seeds, molasses.
Vitamin C helps to absorb iron. Tea can reduce the amount of iron absorb
Zinc. Plays a role in a wide range of enzyme systems and is essential for DNA metabolism and growth. Found in sesame and pumpkin seeds, green vegetables, lentils, and wholegrain.

Copper. For red blood cell formation and many enzyme functions. Found in green vegetables, yeast, nuts, and wheat germ.

Iodine. For the production of thyroid hormones important in body metabolism. Amount in plant foods depends upon the amount in soil in which plants were grown.

Selenium. For red blood cell function and acts as an antioxidant. Selenium in plant foods depends on selenium in the soil and can vary considerably.

Chromium- Necessary to maintain blood glucose level. Exact nutritional role is uncertain. Good sources include black pepper, yeast and whole meal bread.

Manganese-for the function of many enzymes and also muscle function. Deficiency has never been observed. Found in tea, green vegetables, wholegrain cereals, nuts, and spices.

Molybdenum-Essential part of some enzyme systems though deficiency has never been observed. Amount in plant foods depends on the amount in the soil.

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