Kicking off the alphabet of vitamins is vitamin A. Also known as retinol, retinyl palmitate and retinyl acetate, it is important for overall well-being and health.** A Powerful antioxidant that is found in dietary sources such as liver, carrots, and sweet potatoes.
There are eight essential vitamins that fall into the category of B-vitamins. A majority of these B vitamins function as coenzymes, assisting important enzymes within the body to function, however, each B-vitamin has a specific specialized role within the body.
Also known as ascorbic acid, vitamin C is probably one of the best-known letter vitamins. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant. Found in citrus fruits, kiwi, strawberries and kale, among other food sources, vitamin C is important due to the fact that the body needs it but cannot produce it on its own.**
Vitamin E is a network of compounds called Tocopherols and Tocotrienols. Vitamin E is obtained from many food sources like nuts, seeds, and green leafy vegetables in trace amounts. There are many forms of Vitamin E, but Alpha-Tocopherol is the only one used by the human body. Vitamin E supplements are typically available in soft gel form, but also in serums and creams for topical use.**
Vitamin K is found in leafy green vegetables, like kale and spinach, as well as Brussels sprouts, broccoli, chili powder, and asparagus. However for some, supplementation of this important nutrient might be ideal.
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