What are the functions of the various vitamins?
== == == == == == * It helps in improving your eyesight. Also it
aids in maintaining healthy skin. Rich sources of vitamin A are:
eggs, milk, apricots, carrots, spinach and sweet potatoes. *
Vitamin B aids in generating energy that the body utilizes to carry
out its activities. Vitamin B also participates actively in making
red blood cells that carry oxygen to different parts of your body.
Rich sources of vitamin B include whole grains, such as wheat and
oats, fish and seafood, leafy green vegetables, dairy products like
milk and yogurt, beans and peas etc.
* It helps in strengthening your gums and muscles. Vitamin C
found in citrus fruits like oranges, also aids in healing wounds.
It enables you to overcome infections. Foods rich in vitamin C,
apart from citrus fruits are: tomatoes, broccoli, cabbage and
strawberries. == == == == * It works towards strengthening your
bones and teeth. It also aids in absorbing the calcium required by
the body. Foods rich in vitamin D are: fish, egg yolk, milk and
other dairy products etc.
* It takes care of your lungs and also aids in formation of red
blood cells. Good sources of vitamin E are: whole grains, such as
wheat and oats, leafy green vegetables, egg yolks, nuts etc. *
Vitamin K helps in the maintenance of normal levels of the blood
clotting proteins. Good sources of vitamin K are: leafy green
vegetables, dairy products, like milk and yogurt, pork etc. == ==
vitamin A: is needed for healthy skins.
needed to formvisual purple in our eyes.visual purple helps us
better in dim light.
vitamin B:needed to release energy from the food we eat.
vitamin B1 is required for normal growth in children.
vitamin C:needed to absorb iron(a mineral)from the food we
needed to help wounds to heal
vitamin D:needed to build strong bones and teeth,and to
calcium(a mineral) from the food we eat