Vitamins and Minerals

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  • Vitamins and Minerals
    • Vitamins
      • Vitamin A  - make 'visual purple' which is needed to prevent 'night blindness
      • Vitamin B - groups of vitamins that release energy from carbohydrates
      • Vitamin C - makes connective tissue that holds body cells together. Helps body to absorb iron.
      • Vitamin D - helps form strong bones with calcium, it can be manufactured by the body by the action of sunlight on the skin
    • Minerals
      • Iron - needed to make red blood cells. Lack of iron results in the disease anemia.
      • Calcium - needed for strong bones and teeth. Helps blood to clot.


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