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What are the best sources for vitamin a through e in terms of diet and supplements?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: See below

A through e covers them all.
They don't give us nearly enough room here to answer this so i will refer you to this excellent web site where you can find good info on the best food sources for every vitamin, as well as minerals: http://whfoods.Org/essential-nutrients/ for supplements see http://www.Multivitaminguide.Org/ for independent ratings of 101 different brands of mulitivitamins & comment:.

In brief: See below

A through e covers them all.
They don't give us nearly enough room here to answer this so i will refer you to this excellent web site where you can find good info on the best food sources for every vitamin, as well as minerals: http://whfoods.Org/essential-nutrients/ for supplements see http://www.Multivitaminguide.Org/ for independent ratings of 101 different brands of mulitivitamins & comment:.
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Dr. Randy Baker
It is best to get as much nutrition from our diet as possible but it is reasonable to take a quality multivitamin as an insurance policy. A couple of important subtleties re: vitamins: 1/3 of people have difficulty converting folic acid to the active form, L-5-MTHF, so if a multivitamin has that form it is one of the best. Avoid any vitamin with synthetic E (dl-alpha tocopherol) instead of natural E (d-alpha tocopherol). Ideally find one that has mixed tocopherols (delta, beta, gamma), not just alpha. Avoid vitamins with artificial colors and potentially-harmful additives like titanium dioxide. Any of the top ones in the list at mulitivitaminguide.org are good but it is not all-inclusive- for example, one of the very best, Ultra-Nutrient by Pure Encapsulations, is not on their list. Everyone should take about 5000 iu of Vit D3 in fall and winter months, year-round if you don't get much mid-day sun without sunscreen in spring and summer. I advise everyone take 1-2,000 mg of Vit C 2x/day. Consider a superfood supplement like ORAC Energy Greens or Vitamineral Green.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: See below

Vitamin a: liver, sweet potatoes, carrots, butternut squash, cantaloupe, apricots, lettuce, dried herbs, dark green leafy vegetables, paprika, and chilli powder. Vitamin e: sunflower seeds, almonds, pine nuts, peanuts, dried apricots, pickled green olives, spinach, oregano, basil, paprika, and red chilli powder.

In brief: See below

Vitamin a: liver, sweet potatoes, carrots, butternut squash, cantaloupe, apricots, lettuce, dried herbs, dark green leafy vegetables, paprika, and chilli powder. Vitamin e: sunflower seeds, almonds, pine nuts, peanuts, dried apricots, pickled green olives, spinach, oregano, basil, paprika, and red chilli powder.
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Lots of

Vegetables, nuts, salads and fruit.
There is no reason to get supplements. They are voodoo and only for money making. Healthy food, not junk food, are the best sources. Everything else is just to confuse people.

In brief: Lots of

Vegetables, nuts, salads and fruit.
There is no reason to get supplements. They are voodoo and only for money making. Healthy food, not junk food, are the best sources. Everything else is just to confuse people.
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