The word “vitamin” comes from the Latin for “vital to life.” These important nutrients help release energy from food, fight infection, protect against damage to cells, promote normal growth and development and generally keep us healthy. The following is a list of the different functions of some important vitamins and list of food sources for them.
These succulent spears is one of the most welcome signs of spring. The best asparagus is local asparagus. In Canada, asparagus is harvested and sold late spring through June. You will be compensated with optimal sweet and grassy flavours of asparagus while its in season that you won’t taste any other time of year.