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Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins

Vitamins are needed in very small amounts for growth and health. The main vitamins are vitamin A, the B complex of vitamins, vitamin C and vitamin D.

Uses and sources of vitamins

VitaminNeed forSources Vitamin A

  • - good vision
  • - healthy skin
  • - growth
  • - green and yellow vegetables
  • - dairy products
  • Vitamin B
  • (thiamin, riboflavin and niacin)
  • - release of energy from foods
  • - healthy skin
  • - breads
  • - milk
  • - eggs

Vitamin B12

  • - red blood cells
  • - meat

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