Vitamins and Minerals

By: Mario Herrera

Vitamin A? Why is it good for you and foods

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in many foods. Vitamin A does good in Vision, Immune System, and Reproduction.


Make sure to east this to have vitamin A:

  • Sweet potatoes
  • Lettuce
  • Carrots
  • Butternut Squash
  • Cantaloupe
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Vitamin C? Why is it good for you and foods

Vitamin C acts as an antioxidant, helping to protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals.


Make sure to eat this:

  • Guavas
  • Bell Peppers
  • Kiwi fruits
  • papayas
  • Oranges (Tangerines)



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Calcium? Why is it good for you and foods

Body needs calcium to maintain strong bones and to carry out many important functions.


Make sure to eat this:

  • Milk
  • Yogurt
  • Cheese
  • Sardines
  • Soybeans
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Iron -Fe? Why is it good for you and foods

We need Iron because it helps you to transport oxygen throughout the body.


Make sure to eat this:

  • Beef
  • Beans
  • Dark Chocolate and Cocoa Powder
  • Spinach
  • Chicken


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Potassium -K? Why is it good for you and foods

Potassium does many crucial functions in the body. We need potassium to maintain normal blood pressure. It is needed for the contraction of the heart.


Make sure to eat this:

  • White beans
  • Baked Potatoes
  • Dried Apricots
  • Fish (Salmon)
  • Avocados
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