Why Vitamins Are Important [Infographic]

Vitamins and minerals are so hot right now. Remember when lycopene went viral? Or riboflavin? But how essential are these “essential” nutrients?

There are tons of claims (“Vitamin D enriched!”) and marketing slogans (“The best source of calcium!”) to sort through as you make food decisions. What should you believe?

Check out this infographic to learn why vitamins are important, which vitamins and minerals you need every day, and the most nutrient-rich sources for each.

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Recommended reading:

Why Should I Take Vitamins?

What You Need to Unlearn About Vitamins & Supplements

Infographic courtesy of myfitnesspal.com