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The Science of Vitamins in the Body (Infographic)

The Science of Vitamins in the Body (Infographic)

Vitamins and minerals are what keep us going, but it’s super challenging to remember what vitamins are in what foods and if we’re incorporating enough diversity in our day-to-day meals. This infographic is easy on the eyes, helping divide food groups up by vitamin source and effect. Check out how your food pyramid is actually serving you by browsing these common foods below.

infographic by positivemed

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5:15AM PDT on Aug 23, 2014

very important info!

8:49PM PDT on Aug 22, 2014


11:12AM PDT on Aug 20, 2014

Tammy D.: Depends on how old the doctor is! Wether or not he (or she) reccomends organ meats to an amnivorous patient, that is. You must also be blind. I saw quite clearly icons for carrots, citrus fruits and green veggies.

10:09AM PDT on Aug 20, 2014


9:29AM PDT on Aug 19, 2014


5:26PM PDT on Aug 17, 2014

Thanks for sharing.

1:32PM PDT on Aug 17, 2014


6:39AM PDT on Aug 17, 2014

Yes, Tammy. I think they've concentrated on the most stereotypical fods. For example, iron occurs is some vegetables, but as the most stereotypical source of iron is meat, they have neglected the other sources, which doesn't, of course, mean that meat is the only source. A well-balanced vegetarian diet is definitely healthy, but the author hasn't taken the time to read up on vegetarian sources of vitamins and minerals.

5:17AM PDT on Aug 17, 2014

Thank you.

5:00AM PDT on Aug 17, 2014

thank you.

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