Health Canada supports a nutrient rich diet.
Please see below a nutrient table with information pertaining to the vitamin & mineral content of foods.
Vitamin A aids in normal bone & tooth development! It contributes to the normal function of the immune system and supports healthy skin.
Vitamin E is a dietary antioxidant that protects the fat in body tissues from oxidation.
Vitamin C is a factor in energy metabolism. It helps build teeth, bones, cartilage & gums.
Vitamin B6 is a factor in energy metabolism & tissue formation.
Folate aids in red blood cell formation. It contributes to normal amino acid synthesis.
Vitamin K contributes to the maintenance of bones.
Calcium aids in the formation of bones & teeth.
Magnesium contributes to normal muscle function & is a factor in energy metabolism, tissue formation & bone development.
Iron is a factor in red blood cell formation & helps build red blood cells.
Zinc contributes to the maintenance of normal skin & to the normal function of the immune system.
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: