Well in a word, yes they are!!
But taking supplements can be a chore. How many times I’ve bought a containers of recommended vitamins with good intention to start a regime of taking each day. They tend to be expensive, easy to forget to take and sit in a cupboard until the sell by date….then bin!
But there is an easier way to get all the vitamins we need to maintain and improve our health and well being, through diet.
A balanced diet is essential we are told. Let me tell you just some of the key vitamins we need and why.
Vitamin C – Found in Cranberries – Cranberries offer excellent anti inflammatory benefits, antioxidant, cardiovascular benefits, anti cancer benefits and digestive tract benefits
Vitamin A – Found in Apricots – Apricots contain nutrients that promote good vision, anti oxidant. apricots are also a good source of fibre, preventing constipation & digestive conditions
Vitamin K – Found in Pumpkin Seeds & Cinnamon – Pumpkin seeds are also a great source of protein, iron & copper, low in cholesterol and sodium.
Vitamin E – Found in sunflower seeds – Sunflower seeds are also low in cholesterol and sodium
Nutritional data source from www.nutritiondata.com & www.whfoods.org