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Get your daily dose #5

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Vitamin B6

Benefits: Needed for growth, brain function and production of red blood cells; helps produce energy; natural diuretic.

Possible Diseases or Illnesses Prevented: PMS, cardiovascular disease.

RDI: 2 mg.

Food Sources: Bananas, potatoes, spinach, soy, salmon, tuna, red meat.

  
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LLLAWSON 9/25/2010 8:13PM

    There's my spinach again. Love that stuff. emoticon

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OLYGIRL1 9/25/2010 2:21PM

    Thanks for the great info...Have a good weekend!!

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SVELTINGTON 9/25/2010 9:49AM

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PJSTIME 9/25/2010 9:23AM

    Thanks for all your good info. Have a great Saturday

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Get your daily dose #4

Friday, September 24, 2010

Niacin (B3)

Benefits: Metabolizes fats; reduces cholesterol; maintains healthy skin; decreases allergic reactions.

Possible Diseases or Illnesses Prevented: Cardiovascular disease, migraine.

RDI: 20 mg

Food Sources: Cold cereals, whole grains, breads, peanuts, chicken, fish, avocados, dates, figs, prunes.

  
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DENI_ZEN 9/24/2010 7:02PM

    To B3 or not to B3!

Now we know the answer :) - Sandi emoticon

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LLLAWSON 9/24/2010 6:19PM

    Don't know about those prunes:)

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SVELTINGTON 9/24/2010 11:16AM

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EAGLEDALEGIRL 9/24/2010 7:27AM

    Interesting---Thanks

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Get your daily dose #3

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Riboflavin (B2)

Benefits: Maintains healthy skin, hair and nails; treats stress and fatigue; helps form and maintain eye tissues.

Possible Diseases or Illnesses prevented: Migraine

RDI - 1.7 mg

Food Sources - Cold cereal; english muffin, liver (beef, chicken), liverwurst, salmon, milk, yogurt, eggs, cheese.

  
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MOM4407 9/23/2010 10:17PM

    Thanks for the tip.
And great job on the exercise mins. YOU are awesome.

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TEDYBEAR2838 9/23/2010 8:45PM

    I just don't get my vitamins and I got them in the closet???

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SVELTINGTON 9/23/2010 5:22PM

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LLLAWSON 9/23/2010 7:59AM

    Don't know about that liver. ewww. But everytings else is good. emoticon

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Get your daily dose #2

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Thiamin (B1)

Benefits - Maintains healthy skin, nervous system, muscles and heart; metabolizes carbohydrates; increases energy in body.

Possible Diseases or Illnesses prevented - Air or seasickness.

RDI - 1.5 mg

Food Sources - Pork, fish, soy, beans, peas, peanuts, brewer's yeast, egg yolks.

  
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LLLAWSON 9/22/2010 6:47PM

    emoticon It's alway good to be reminded of these things.

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SVELTINGTON 9/22/2010 8:54AM

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TEDYBEAR2838 9/22/2010 8:33AM

    I am so forgetful on my vitamins. I'll try to take some before I go out today.

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DENI_ZEN 9/22/2010 8:04AM

    Thanks, Judy! - Sandi emoticon

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REILLYGIRRRL 9/22/2010 6:40AM

  Thanks for the info.

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Vitamin A

Benefits: Antioxidant; Maintains normal vision, healthy skin, strong teeth, gums, skeleton & lungs.

Possible Diseases or Illnesses Prevented: Acne; night vision; some cancers; aids in treatment of emphysema

Reference Daily Intake: 1500 mcg (microgram)

Food Sources: Carrots, peas, peppers, sweet potatoes, spinach, apricots, cantaloupe, oatmeal, milk, eggs.

  
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DENI_ZEN 9/21/2010 9:25PM

    Between carrots and lots of dark, leafy greens, I usually get a generous dose of this vitamin every day. Sooo important! - Sandi emoticon

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SVELTINGTON 9/21/2010 3:12PM

    I always eat my "A"!!!

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LLLAWSON 9/21/2010 2:43PM

    Love em all but the peas. Eat them anyway buried in something. Love spinach, sweet potatoes and oatmeal.

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TEDYBEAR2838 9/21/2010 12:24PM

    I try to eat a variety of foods to cover the bases. Not sure anyone does a thorough job of it. You hear so much about "natural vitamins' and how they just do nothing for you. Who can you really believe?

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PLAYBLUES22 9/21/2010 8:26AM

    Sweetie, great food group emoticonvery important info

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