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Rabu, 30 Maret 2011

Vitamin Essential to Health

What you should know about vitamins? Vitamins are a group of organic amine compounds having a molecular weight of small and vital function in human metabolism that cannot be produced by the body. Vitamin consists of 13 types of vitamins needed by your body so your body can grow and develop properly. Vitamins include vitamin A, D, C, K, E, and B (biotin, thiamine, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, and folate). Although vitamins have a very important role but your body only to produce vitamin K and vitamin D in the form of inactive provitamin. Therefore, your body requires vitamin intake from food that you consume. Vegetables and fruits have a high content of vitamins and very good to give extra vitamins into your body. Currently, to get the intake of other vitamins, it can be easily obtained through food supplements.

Vitamins have important and specific role in the body so as to provide benefits to maintain and improve health. If you are deficient in vitamin so your body can suffer from a disease. Although your body only needs vitamins in small amounts, but if the need for this vitamin you ignore the metabolism in your body will be impaired because of vitamin function cannot be replaced by another compound that is in your body. Lack of vitamins can cause health problems, or better known as avitaminosis. An example is if you are deficient in vitamin D, your bones are more brittle so if you are deficient in vitamin A then you will easily have myopia. To note if you consume vitamins in large quantities it can cause metabolic disturbances in your body so try to take a vitamin in that normal limits should not be excessive. Suppose you consume excess vitamin C because it wants your body healthy then what you do not very useful because your body will only take enough vitamin C and the rest will be discarded.