Vitamins are potent organic compounds which you find in small concentrations in foods. They perform specific and vital functions in the body chemistry.
It is not possible to sustain life without all the essential vitamins.
- Is essential for growth and vitality
- helps to form and maintain healthy teeth, bones, and skin
- It builds up resistance to respiratory
- works on the eyes, and in the stomach
- It prevents eye diseases and plays a vital role in nourishing the skin and hair
- prevents aging and sensitivity.
- by-products of milk
- green leafy vegetables
- dry fruits.
- inflammation of eyes
- poor vision
- frequent colds
- defective teeth, and gums.
- B5(pantothenic acid)
- B9(folic acid)
- Is essential for healthy growth and the maintenance of all the body tissues
- protects against infections and acts as a harmless antibiotic
- helps to decrease blood cholesterol
- serves as a protection against all forms of stress
You can find vitamin C in citrus fruits, berries, green and leafy vegetables, tomatoes, potatoes.
Deficiency can cause Anemia, bleeding gums, slow healing of sores and wounds.
Daily recommended intake is 90-120 mg for adults and 30-50 mg for children.
- Is necessary for bone and teeth formation of the thyroid gland
- Helps in assimilating of calcium, phosphorus and other minerals from the digestive tract.
- It also helps in treating muscular fatigue, constipation, and nervousness.
- Is essential for normal reproductive function, fertility, and physical vigor
- Prevent destruction of unsaturated fatty acids, sex hormones, and fat-soluble vitamins in the body by oxygen
- It dilates blood vessels and improves circulation
- Prevents heart disease, asthma, and arthritis.
- Is necessary for the proper circulating of blood
- helps prevention of bleeding and standard liver functions
- It aids in reducing excessive menstrual flow