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Top 5 Sources for Vitamin B17

Vitamins perform an important role for our body growth. All vitamins have their own benefits through nourishment and are necessary for a strong human body. The best way to consume these vitamins is through natural ingredients to fulfill your hunger and to energize your body. Vitamin B17 is often recommended by medical professionals to help reduce the risk of disease. This is also known as Laetrile and amygdalin and relates to cacogenic glycosides. It was an 18th century period when A.F. Boutron Charlard and Pierre-Jean Robiquet discovered it. Both found it in 1803 in bitter almond seeds, scientific name “Prunus Dulcis”. After its discovery several studies brought forward regarding its significance. Ernst T. Krebs has opined amygdalin just not as simple vitamin but proved it biochemically as Vitamin B17.


The corpuscles of several fruits like apricots, apples, quince and peaches are an amazing source of the B17 vitamin. Some other fruits are also rich with B17 such as cranberries, raspberries, blackberries and strawberries. Homemade juices, smoothies and salads are a good way to incorporate B17 into your diet for your good health.Image


The seed kernels of several fruits, oil is obtained from them, are a useful and a natural source of Vitamin B17. The richest source of vitamin is apricot seeds. Some other fruit seeds with same vitamin are nectarines, prunes, cherries and peaches. Many of these seeds are available on the market, naturally dried at health food stores. They can be included in your diet chart by adding the dried seed to salads or cooking recipes, or you can eat the fruit fully with its seeds. The oil from these fruit seeds can be used on salads.Image


Many bitter nuts also have B17 vitamin including walnuts, pecans, macadamia nuts and cashews. You can use them in your diet as roasted food in baking recipes to enjoy B17.Image

Shoots and Sprouts

Bamboo shoots are another way to benefit from vitamin B17 and also bean sprouts. You can incorporate these as snacks or by adding to salads or stir-fries. Note, hotels and restaurants use these in soups and stews.Image

Legumes and Leafy Greens

For good and sustained health choosing natural foods that fulfill our body deficiencies and re-energize us is essential. Legumes like lima beans, garbanzo beans and lentils are also a great natural dietary source of vitamin B17, enriching your body with B17.Image


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This entry was posted on June 25, 2013 by in Organic Food and tagged , , , , .


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