The fat-soluble vitamins are vital for many body functions, including cell differentiation, immune system function, plus they'll help to keep your bones strong.
Vitamin A is important for normal vision, adequate growth, immune system function and for cell division and differentiation. Symptoms of vitamin A deficiency
include visual problems and slower growth. Vitamin A is found in butter, egg yolks, fish, liver, meats, whole milk, dark green vegetables, yellow, and orange fruits and vegetables.
Vitamin D is required to absorb and utilize calcium
, which keeps your bones and teeth strong. It's not found in many foods unless they have been fortified
. Normally, your body makes vitamin D when your skin is exposed to sunlight
Vitamin E is important as an antioxidant that protects the cells of your body from free radical damage. It's found in nuts, seeds, vegetables oils, cereals and dark green leafy vegetables.
Vitamin K is important for normal blood clotting and may help keep your bones strong as you age. There are two different forms of vitamin K
. The best sources are dark green leafy vegetables, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, and soybeans.