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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Miranda Parkinson

very important info!

Ursula Margrit Joos


Angela Roquemore
Angela Roquemore2 years ago

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.

Natalie V.
Natalie V.2 years ago


Roxana Cortijo
Roxana Cortijo2 years ago


Janis K.
Janis K.2 years ago

Thanks for sharing.

Angela J.
Angela B.2 years ago


Teresa W.
Teresa W.2 years ago

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.

Jennifer C.
Past Member 2 years ago

Thank you.

Sarah Ellissa Markey
Sarah Markey2 years ago

thank you.