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  • What Vitamins Do Inside Your Body
    By Health Blog on March 23, 2009 | 1 Comment1 Comment  Comments

    We all listen to the doctors emphasizing about how vitamins are vital for our health. But do we really know what functions these vitamins actually perform inside our bodies? Here some of the main functions of vitamins will be discussed.


    VITAMIN A : The primary function of Vitamin A is to strengthen our vision. Its deficiency can result in night blindness and if not addressed can also cause complete blindness.

    Vitamin B1 & B3: These vital vitamins help to convert our blood sugar into energy. Their deficiency can cause several problems such as dementia, delirium, beriberi and can even result in death.

    Vitamin B2 : It is also known as Riboflavin and it helps our body cells to control fats and carbohydrates to give us energy. Lack of Vitamin B2 can cause damage to skin and eye.

    Vitamin B5 : The main objective of Vitamin B5 is to convert the food in our body into energy. Although, its deficiency in human body is very rare, but if it happens it can cause pain and weakness in abdomen.

    Vitamin C : It is very critical for human health, as it helps connect tissues inside our body with the help of collagen. Its deficiency can result in swollen gums, and slowness in healing process.

    Vitamin D : It helps to strenthen our bones and joints as it contains calcium.

    Vitamin E : It helps to prevent our body cells from getting damaged as it is an antioxidant. Its scarcity in our body can cause age spots and hemolytic anemia.

    Vitamin K : It helps our blood to clot, and its deficiency can cause difficulties for blood to clot which can result in unstoppable bleeding which can be lethal.

    After knowing the critical functions these vital vitamins perform for us, you will definitely have greater urge to include them into your daily diet as their deficiency can disturb the inner mechanism of your body.

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