Health Canada supports a nutrient rich diet.

Please see below a nutrient table with information pertaining to the vitamin & mineral content of foods.


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Vitamin A

Vitamin A aids in normal bone & tooth development! It contributes to the normal function of the immune system and supports healthy skin.


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Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a dietary antioxidant that protects the fat in body tissues from oxidation.


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Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a factor in energy metabolism. It helps build teeth, bones, cartilage & gums.


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Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6 is a factor in energy metabolism & tissue formation.


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Folate

Folate aids in red blood cell formation. It contributes to normal amino acid synthesis.


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Vitamin K

Vitamin K contributes to the maintenance of bones.


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Calcium

Calcium aids in the formation of bones & teeth.


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Magnesium

Magnesium contributes to normal muscle function & is a factor in energy metabolism, tissue formation & bone development.


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Iron

Iron is a factor in red blood cell formation & helps build red blood cells.


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Zinc

Zinc contributes to the maintenance of normal skin & to the normal function of the immune system.


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Fat

Fat supplies energy & aids in the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins.


For up to date information on nutrition, please visit the Government of Canada’s Food Inspection Agency website: