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    Vitamin and Mineral Chart

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    A Prevents night blindness and other eye problems, skin disorders such as acne. Enhances immunity. Is needed for the maintenance of epithelial tissue. It is important in the formation of bones and teeth, aids in fat storage and protects against colds, flu and infections of the kidney, bladder, lungs and mucous membranes. It acts as an antioxidant, and slows the aging process. Animal livers, fish liver, oils, green and yellow fruits and vegetables, herbs
    C An antioxidant that is required for at least 300 metabolic functions in the body, including tissue growth and repair, adrenal gland function, and healthy gums. Is also aids in the production of anti-stress hormones and interferon, and important immune-system protein and is needed for the metabolism of folic acid, tyrosine and phenylalanine. It protects against the harmful effects of pollutants, helps to prevent cancer, protects against infection, and enhances immunity. Berries, citrus fruits, and green vegetables and herbs.
    D It is a fat-soluble vitamin that has properties of both a vitamin and a hormone, which is required for the absorption and utilization of calcium and phosphorus. It is necessary for growth, especially of bones and teeth in children. It protects against muscle weakness and is involved in the regulation of the heartbeat. It is also important in the prevention and treatment of breast and colon cancer, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and is necessary for the thyroid function and normal blood clotting Fish liver oils, fatty saltwater fish, dairy products, and eggs, sunlight, and herbs.
    E An antioxidant that is important in the prevention of cancer and cardiovascular disease. It improves circulation, is necessary for tissue ...

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    This solution provides a sample table that outlines the sources and health benefits of common vitamins and minerals.