Tag: food sources



Zinc is an essential mineral for human health. It is needed to create proteins and DNA in the body, making it vital for normal growth and development, especially during pregnancy, infancy, and childhood. Zinc also supports the immune system, is important in wound healing, and contributes to the development of […]


Vitamin K

Vitamin K is an essential fat-soluble vitamin needed for blood clotting, bone health, and for producing proteins needed by our blood, bones, and kidneys. How much do I need? 90 micrograms per day for adult women 120 micrograms per day for adult men For recommendations for infants, children, and teens, […]


Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin and antioxidant that protects red blood cells, fatty acids, and vitamins A and C from damage. Many studies show a lower risk for heart disease, cancer, and several other diseases when consuming a diet with lots of fruits and vegetables—rich in antioxidant vitamins and […]