What You Need For a "Healthy Diet"
Jordan Haddad and Erica Garcia
Vitamin A, C, and E
vitamin A is a soluble vitamin that is naturally present in many foods. Vitamin A is important for regular vision, the immune system, and reproduction. It also helps the heart, lungs, kidneys, and other organs work properly. its found in organ meats, leafy greens, and orange fruits. We need 2,310 international units a day. Vitamin C helps the body form and maintain connective tissue, including bones, blood vessels, and skin. its found in fruits and vegetables, red and green peppers, kiwis and guava. We need 75 milligrams a day. Vitamin E helps protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are compounds formed when our bodies convert the food we eat into energy. it is found in peanuts, peanut butter, cereals, and grains. We need 15 milligrams a day.