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Vitamins, diseases and their food source

Vitamins are organic compounds and a vital nutrient that an organism requires in limited amounts. Vitamins are group of organic compounds which are essential for normal growth and nutrition and are required in small quantities in the diet because they cannot be synthesized by the body.
  • Funk coined the term “Vitamin” in 1911.
  • Types of Vitamin are: A, B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B7, B9, B12, C, D, E, K, P.
  • Vitamins cannot be synthesised in body except Vitamin D & Vitamin K.
  • Two Categories of vitamins are:
  1. Fat Soluble vitamin (A,D,E,K)
  2. Water Soluble Vitamin (B,C,P)
  • Vitamins, diseases and their food source:
    Vitamins, Diseases and their food source