Healthy Heart

When we are young, we are told we need to eat good food and get our vitamins to grow big and strong. While we are not still growing, we need our vitamins to stay strong. There are some key ones that we should be focusing on getting in our diet. And there are many different ways to get those. It doesn’t have to be a pill. Read up on these vitamins to see if they are missing from your diet and the best ways to fill the void.


Vitamin C

With all the sickness floating around, everyone can benefit from upping their Vitamin C. School is about to start. Everyone is returning from their summer vacation and returning to work. Unfortunately, they are going to be bringing all the germs back with them. Vitamin C is found in citrus fruit add a few more into your daily diet. If you would rather get it from vegetables, try adding more broccoli and brussels sprouts. For a quick way to get your daily dose try emergen- C.


Vitamin A

Organ health may not be able to be seen, but it is definitely felt. Vitamin A is needed to keep your most vital part like your heart, lungs, liver working at their best. The liver has a high content of vitamin A. If you don’t think you can stomach eating liver, there are some other options. Sweet potatoes, carrots, spinach, and black-eyed peas are other excellent sources. In addition, there are many options for supplements to keep your levels up. Puritans Pride has a great supplement with fish liver oils to boost your Vitamin A and D levels.


Vitamin D

Unless you want to break a bone, increase your Vitamin D levels. It will keep our bones strong and help us absorb more calcium. Sun may be the most effective way to get your Vitamin D, but the fear of skin cancer stops many from getting enough. There are not many foods that will help you make it up. A few to try and incorporate are salmon, egg yolks, fortified dairy, and many cereals. To get the recommended daily vitamin D, it would be wise to find a supplement.


Vitamin E

Vitamin E is another natural way to boost your immune system. It can also be a way to prevent blood clots from occurring and is a natural antioxidant. In addition, it will help prevent damage from your cells. Seeds and nuts like sunflower seeds, peanuts, almonds are packs with vitamin E. Most multivitamins will help you get your daily dose.



Technically, Zinc is a mineral, but just as important. Those that have been pregnant know how essential Zinc is to the development of a fetus and children. Getting your Zinc could be difficult to you are not a fan of meat. Natural Zinc can be gained from meats, beans, nuts, and whole grains. Even adults can benefit from the immune boost it can give you.


Stay healthy and eat all your vitamins.