May 28, 2024, 03:21 PM IST

 8 superfoods to consume instead of multivitamin

Varnika Srivastava

Kale: Fresh kale offers a substantial amount of the RDI for vitamins K1 and C in a single serving.

Seaweed: is a rich source of iodine, with 1 gram providing 20-11% of the RDI, though brown seaweed is higher and should not be consumed daily.Seaweed: 

Liver: Liver is rich in vitamin B12, vitamin A, and copper, but it should be consumed only once or twice per week.

Brazil nuts: Brazil nuts are the top dietary source of selenium, with one large nut containing more than the RDI.

Shellfish: Clams and oysters are rich in vitamin B12, crucial for older adults, and are also rich in numerous other nutrients.

Sardines: Sardines are a highly nutritious fish, rich in essential fatty acids and providing over 300% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin B12.

Yellow bellpepper: Yellow bell peppers are a rich source of vitamin C, providing nearly 600% of the RDI, up to 4 times more than oranges.

Cod liver oil: Cod liver oil is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, and vitamin A, but excessive consumption is not advised.

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