Rylenn Miller

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What it does

Vitamins is an organic compound and a vital nutrient that an organism requires in limited amounts. An organic chemical compound is called a vitamin when the organism cannot synthesize the compound in sufficient quantities, and must be obtained through the diet.The term "vitamin" is conditional upon the circumstances and the particular organism.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is necessary for the synthesis of collagen, which provides structure to blood vessels, bone and ligaments.Vitamin C is found in many fresh fruits like the oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruit, cantaloupes, mangoes, papayas, and their juices. Vegetables such as bean sprouts, green peppers, plantains, broccoli and greens like kale and poke greens are also good sources of Vitamin C
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Folate, found in foods, helps to prevent birth defects. Pregnant women or women who plan to become pregnant should speak with their physician about taking a folic acid supplement, the synthetic form of folate, in addition to their diet.
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Vitamin D

Vitamin D helps to maintain calcium homeostasis. it can be found in food sources or synthesized by the sun. Vitamin D is found in very few foods in nature contain Vitamin D. The flesh of fatty fish and fish liver oils are among the best among the best sources.
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Vitamin A

Vitamin A is a group of unsaturated nutritional organic compounds, that includes retinol, retinal, retinoic acid, and several provitamin A carotenoids, among which beta-carotene is the most important. Vitamin A is found in meat, poultry, fish, and dairy products. the second type, provitamin A, is found in fruits, vegitables, and other plant-based products.
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Vitamin B-12

Vitamin B-12 is a water-soluble vitamin with a key role in the normal functioning of the brain and nervous system, and for the formation of blood. without vitamin b12 you can get pernicious anemia, a nutrient deficiency that is when abnormally large red blood cells and neurological disturbances, such as depression and drowsiness.
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