List of Foods and Nutrients

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This is an outline of ideas for memorizing foods and their nutrients with Mnemonics.

Ideas for Memorization

One idea is to organize the foods with Mnemonic Alphabet Systems. Mnemonic images could be made for the nutrients and then attached to each food.

Vitamins and Nutrients

Vitamins

  • Vitamin A (retinol)
  • Vitamin B complex
    • Vitamin B1 (thiamin)
    • Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)
    • Vitamin B3 (niacin)
    • Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid)
    • Vitamin B6 group:
      • Pyridoxine
      • Pyridoxal
      • Pyridoxamine
    • Vitamin B7 (biotin)
    • Vitamin B8 (ergadenylic acid)
    • Vitamin B9 (folic acid)
    • Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)
    • Choline
    • Inositol
  • Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid)
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin E (tocopherol)
  • Vitamin K
  • Carotenoids
    • Alpha carotene
    • Beta carotene
    • Cryptoxanthin
    • Lutein
    • Lycopene
    • Zeaxanthin
  • Folate (DFE)

Minerals

  • Boron
  • Calcium
  • Chloride
  • Chromium
  • Copper
  • Fluoride
  • Iodine
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Molybdenum
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Selenium
  • Sodium
  • Zinc

Organic Acids

  • Acetic acid
  • Citric acid
  • Lactic acid
  • Malic acid
  • Choline
  • Taurine

Foods

A list of foods by letter:

  • A -- apples, artichokes, asparagus
  • B -- bananas
  • C -- carrots
  • add more here...