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5 Vitamins Crucial for Vein Health

The nutrients we put into our bodies can have a huge impact when keeping our veins in optimal condition. Each vitamin plays an important role in the body, and knowing which foods contain them and which vitamins help promote healthy veins is key to maintaining overall health. Today on the blog we are breaking down the five key vitamins that you should include daily to keep your blood flow healthy.

1. Vitamin B: Vitamin B comes in the form of eight strains of vital vitamins that all attribute to strengthening your blood vessels. It’s important to take vitamin B when pregnant to help prevent various veins during and after pregnancy.

Foods Rich in Vitamin B:

·     Meats (beef, poultry, and fish)

·     Eggs and dairy products

·     Whole grains

·     Dark and leafy vegetables

 

2. Vitamin E: Vitamin E is great for the circulation in your legs, which is important in preventing varicose and spider veins, but it also helps if you are already experiencing poor circulation in your legs. Vitamin E is also known for helping the appearance of spider veins by decreasing inflammation. Vitamin E helps to promote better circulation.

Foods Rich in Vitamin E:

·     Sunflower seeds

·     Almonds

·     Hazelnuts

·     Pine Nuts

·     Peanuts

·     Pumpkin seeds

 

3. Vitamin C: This powerful vitamin is known for strengthening the walls in your veins. It’s also a rich source of antioxidants as well as a source that helps heal veins from damage and reduces inflammation, it naturally produces collagen protein to help strengthen and rebuild skin cells.

Foods Rich in Vitamin C:

·     Broccoli

·     Brussel sprouts

·     Green bell peppers

·     Strawberries

·     Oranges

 

 

4. Vitamin K: Vitamin K aids in the fluidity of movement in your blood and can also be used as a topical cream to help with swelling and irritated surface veins.

Foods Rich in Vitamin K:

·     Kale

·     Mustard greens

·     Spinach

·     Turnip greens

·     Collards

·     Liver

 

 

5. Vitamin D: Vitamin D helps your veins in the act of contracting and relaxing, and helps the overall health and elasticity in your veins which helps prevent clotting.

Foods Rich in Vitamin D:

·     Fatty fish

·     Cheese

·     Egg yolks

·     Fortified cereals and orange juices

 

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