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Sources of vitamins and minerals to beat the Afternoon Energy Crash

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Beat the Afternoon Energy Crash (Excellent sources of vitamins and minerals)
Courtesy of Sue Kidd, RD, LD
Olathe #2 Hy-Vee Dietitian

Magnesium

4th most abundant mineral in the body

Almonds

Metabolism

Cashews

Normal muscle function

Pumpkin Seeds

normal nerve function

Crude Wheat Bran

Regulates blood pressure

Regulates blood sugar levels

Calcium

Most abundant mineral in the body

Yogurt

Muscle contraction

Milk

Nerve Transmission

Cheese

Sardines

Blackstrap Molasses

Fortified OJ

Potassium

Builds proteins and muscles

Lima Beans

Carbohydrate metabolism

Potatoes

pH balance

Yams

Control electrical activity of the heart

Papaya

Spinach

Iron

Oxygen transport

Cocoa powder

Beef

Oysters

Clams

Pumpkin seeds

Blackstrap Molasses

Spinach

Lentils

Zinc

Immune function

Oysters

Wound Healing

Beef chuck roast

Growth

Crab

Lobster

Pork Chops

Vitamin A

Immune function

Sweet Potato

Vision

Spinach

Reproduction

Carrots

Cantaloupe

Vitamin D

Regulates Calcium & Phosphorus

Cod Liver Oil

Swordfish

Salmon

Tuna

Fortified Dairy & OJ

**Sunshine

Vitamin C

Connective tissues

Guava

Wound healing

Kiwi

Antioxidant - prevent disease

Broccoli

enhances of absorption of iron

Blackcurrant

Red Pepper

Vitamin B12

red blood cell formation

Clams

neurological function

Fortified Cereals

Rainbow Trout

Tuna

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