What is Vitamins


Vitamins ImageWhen we hear about vitamins, the question come in our mind that, What are vitamins?

They are naturally occurring substance that are present in our body. Vitamins are micronutrients. These vitamins perform important functions in our body. They are most essential nutrients that need in our body. These vitamin important for healthy cells.

Good vitamin is a natural molecules that made of amino acids. This is an essential nutrients that is require in very small amount for proper function in metabolic process. If the enough amount of vitamin is not present in our body. Our body is not able to do properly function. These vitamins are not produce in human body. These are consume via diet.

Types of Vitamins

  1. Lipid soluble vitamins

  2. Water soluble vitamins

What are the Difference between Water Soluble and Lipid Soluble?

Water Soluble

Water soluble vitamins that are dissolve in water. Vitamin C and Vitamin B are water soluble vitamins. They are made of eight different types of vitamins that are something unique. They are not present or produce in body. They are consume by different diets.

These vitamin present in food and than the take directly in the bloodstream. These blood plasma is water based. Water soluble vitamin C and vitamin B have their transport cut out for them and move freely within the body.

Lipid Soluble

These lipid soluble vitamins are dissolved in fat and found in foods like diary, butter and oils. Vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E and vitamin K are lipid soluble vitamins. They are stored in body for long terms.

List of Vitamins

  1. Vitamin A
  2. Vitamin B
  3. Vitamin C
  4. Vitamin E
  5. Vitamin K
  6. Vitamin D
  7. Vitamin B1 (thiamine)
  8. Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)
  9. Vitamin B3 (niacin)
  10. Pantothenic acid (B5)
  11. Biotin (B7)
  12. Vitamin B6
  13. Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)
  14. Folate (folic acid and B9)

Vitamins Protect Us to Many Diseases

It is good idea to take vitamins on regular basis that body needs. The peoples who does not take vitamins are highly risk of different diseases like Cancer, Chronic fatigue, depression, Alzheimer’s, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, heart disease, kidney disease, and skin cancer. 

These minerals and vitamins can help to reduce the risk of chemotherapy drugs and radiation treatment on the body. These vitamins and minerals help to optimal health.

Production of Vitamins in Body with Exercise

Exercise play an important role in the body that it needs. These vitamins are stored in different body parts. Therefore, the exercise of certain days or time does not receive the amount of vitamins or minerals where it needs.

Sleeping is Important in Bloodstream

Some peoples think that enough sleeping is not important because there are a number of nutrients that need to absorb into the bloodstream during sleeping time. It help to absorb the nutrients from foods that body eat during the day and also get rid of any toxins in the body. That why it is important to get enough sleep.

What are Vitamin Functions?

Vitamin A

Health to maintain healthy teeth, strong bones, tissues, mucous membranes and skin. It is also known Retinol because it have the pigments, retina in the eyes. It help in good eye sight.

Vitamin B

It is also play a vital role in the health and also in the building block of a healthy body. Vitamin B direct help in energy level, brain function, brain memory and metabolism. And also help cell health.

Vitamin C

It is use in growth and repair the cells and tissues in the body. It is important protein use to make skin, tendons, ligaments, blood vessels and also help to heal the wounds and scar.

Vitamin D

It help to strong the bones. It maintain the blood levels. Vitamin D help the body to absorb the calcium. That calcium help the strong the bones and teeth.

Vitamin E

It is act as antioxidant in the bod. It help to cells from damage. It also use in red blood cells.

Vitamin K

It is use as coenzymes in the process of protein synthesis and bone metabolism and other physiological functions.

Vitamin B1

Vitamin B1 is also known Thiamin that help to change carbohydrates into energy. These carbohydrates provide energy to brain and nervous function. It help also hearth function.

Vitamin B2

It is also help to body growth and red blood cells production.

Vitamin B3

It is also call Niacin. It help to convert food into glucose. This is also use in healthy skin and nervous system.

Vitamin B5

It is also called Pantothenic acid. This vitamin use in metabolism in food. It play a important role in the production of hormones and cholesterol.

Vitamins B6

It is called  pyridoxine. This vitamin help in brain function and also help red blood cells.

Vitamins B7

It is called Biotin. It is use body growth. This vitamin help in skin, hair and nails.

Vitamin B9

This is Folate or Flic acid. It help production of DNA that control the tissue growth and cells functions.

Vitamin B12

It is called cyanocobalamin. It help to maintain the blood cells and help in central nervous systems.

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