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Can Vitamins Prevent Disease?
Can Vitamins Prevent Disease?
There is research under way all around the world looking at the role of vitamins in health and disease, and while there is some evidence about where vitamins can and…...
Do Animals Need Vitamin Supplements?
Do Animals Need Vitamin Supplements?
Animals can make a number of vitamins, such as vitamin B3, vitamin C and vitamin D in their own bodies, and the bacteria in their gut can make vitamin K, but they…...
How Drugs and Foods Interact With Vitamins
How Drugs and Foods Interact With Vitamins
Drugs and vitamins can interact with each other, and certain foods can interact with vitamins....
How Were Vitamins Discovered?
How Were Vitamins Discovered?
Vitamins are compounds that are essential to life and health in small amounts. Vitamins were discovered through research over many years....
Pros and Cons of Vitamin Supplements
Pros and Cons of Vitamin Supplements
A summary of the pros and cons of taking vitamin supplements including how to take vitamins, potential vitamin overdose and benefits of vitamins....
The Effect of Caffeine on Vitamin Absorption
The Effect of Caffeine on Vitamin Absorption
Caffeine is a substance present in many food and drink items that are consumed around the world every day. If taken in large quantities it can be damaging to health…...
The Myths About Vitamins
The Myths About Vitamins
Vitamins are compounds that are needed by the body for good health. There are a lot of myths about vitamins, so what's true and what's a myth?...
Vitamins in Your Diet
Vitamins in Your Diet
A summary of finding vitamins in your daily diet, including vitamins from fruit and vegetables and vitamins from other foods....
What Are Fat Soluble Vitamins?
What Are Fat Soluble Vitamins?
Vitamins can be divided into two types - fat-soluble and water-soluble. Fat-soluble vitamins, vitamins A, D, E and K, are found in meat (especially liver), dairy…...
What are Vitamins?
What are Vitamins?
Vitamins What are vitamins RDA Recommended daily amount Vitamin A B1 Thiamine B2 Riboflavin B3 Niacin B6 Pyridoxine B12 Cyanocobalamin Folic acid Vitamin C…...
Which are the Most Nutrient Rich Foods?
Which are the Most Nutrient Rich Foods?
A summary of some key vitamins and the foods that give significant amounts of vitamin nutrients....
Why Do We Need Vitamins
Why Do We Need Vitamins
Vitamins are compounds that are essential for staying healthy, and that cannot be made in the body so must come from food or other sources (some vitamin D is made in…...
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