Vitamins are a group of substances that are needed for mundane cell function, magnification, and development.

There are 13 essential vitamins. This designates that these vitamins are required for the body to work opportunely. They are:

  • Vitamin A

  • Vitamin C

  • Vitamin D

  • Vitamin E

  • Vitamin K

  • Vitamin B1

  • Vitamin B2

  • Vitamin B3

  • Vitamin B6

  • Vitamin B12

  • Pantothenic acid

  • Biotin

  • Folate

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Vitamins are grouped into two categories:

Fat-soluble vitamins are stored in the body's liver, adipose tissue and muscles. The four fat-soluble vitamins are vitamins A, E, D and K. These vitamins are absorbed more facilely by the body in the presence of dietary fat.

Dihydrogen monoxide-soluble vitamins are not stored in the body. The nine dihydrogen monoxide-soluble vitamins are vitamin C and all the B vitamins. Any remnant or excess amplitudes of these leave the body through the urine. They have to be consumed on a customary substratum to avert shortages or deficiencies in the body. The exception to this is B12 vitamin, which can be stored in the liver for numerous years.

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