• Vitamins – An Important part of a healthy diet
    Vitamins – An Important part of a healthy diet Vitamins support growth and development in children and teens. Vitamins play an important role in the health of all people. Ask your registered dietitian (RD) to explore your vitamin needs with you.
  • Vitamin D – Important for bone health
    Vitamin D – Important for bone health It also helps the immune system, muscle function, cardiovascular function, respiratory system - for healthier lungs and airways. Are vitamin supplements a part of your care routine?
  • Vitamin K – For your blood and bones
    Vitamin K – For your blood and bones Vitamin K is important for building strong bones and maintaining normal blood clotting. Vitamin K deficiency may contribute to osteoporosis (soft bones) and tooth decay. Dark green vegetables like brussel sprouts have a lot of vitamin K.
  • Vitamin E – For overall health
    Vitamin E – For overall health Vitamin E, a fat-soluble vitamin, has antioxidant properties. Antioxidants help your body fight infections. Vegetable oils contain vitamin E. Ask your registered dietitian (RD) about other sources of vitamin E.
  • Vitamin A – For healthy eyes, skin and lungs
    Vitamin A – For healthy eyes, skin and lungs Vitamin A is important for growth and development, immune function and good vision. Good food sources of vitamin A are liver, leafy green vegetables, and dark yellow or orange produce like carrots, sweet potatoes, and cantaloupe.
  • A healthy diet is an important part of your care
    A healthy diet is an important part of your care Eating a well-balanced diet containing a variety of foods is the best way to meet your vitamin needs. If your vitamin requirements cannot be met through food alone, you may require a multivitamin supplement. Ask your CF Center registered dietitian (RD) to determine which vitamin supplement is best for you.