Vitamin Resources for Review and Reference

This page contains a listing of Vitamin Resources that I hope you find useful.

  • Vitamin A is one of the essential vitamins, one that the body cannot do without. It helps to fight off infections and is essential for maintaining a healthy immune system. This page on Vitamin A lists 10 things on which bodily functions need Vitamin A for optimum function, and also lists 6 things that happen when you don't get enough Vitamin A. Vitamin A

  • In past years, the B Vitamins were thought to be a single vitamin. However, research has found that there are actually 8 unique water-soluble vitamins co-existing in the same food items. These 8 vitamins are referred by their individual names when sold as such although there are supplements containing all 8 vitamins, which are then called vitamin B complex. Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, and B12 are each B vitamins. The B Vitamins

  • Hippocrates described scurvy (a deficiency in Vitamin C intake) in 400 BC. My Vitamin C page talks more about this, as well as Physiological Functions of Vitamin C, Foods that have the Reccomended Daily Amount, and Information of Supplementation. Vitamin C

  • Vitamin D was originally identified in the 1930s. This essential nutrient is critical for the correct functioning of the human body. There are two major forms of this vitamin, which are critical for the human body: vitamin D2 and vitamin D3. Vitamin D2 is produced by plants and otherwise known as ergocalciferol. Vitamin D3 is produced by the human body and otherwise known as cholecalciferol.
    Vitamin D

  • The following link is to a website with a ton of great content on the topic of Vitamin Supplements. Sometimes we don't have all of the facts regarding our vitamins. This website helps identify the facts about vitamins and empowers us to make better choices for our health. Facts about Vitamins





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