Vitamins are essential for the
different enzyme activities in cells.
Vitamin A is an unsaturated
alcohol, which maintains good eyesight. A deficiency in the diet
leads to a degeneration of the structure of the eye.
Vitamin B1 is a Vitamin which
is antineuritic - and prevents the disease beriberi.
Vitamin B2 is a component of
the respiratory enzyme and is involved in carbohydrate
Vitamin C is a atrong
reducing agent. The absence of Vitamin C in an otherwise normal
diet will ultimately lead to scurvy.
Vitamin D is necessary for
the proper formation of bones, and when lacking, leads to
Vitamin E is found in seed
germ oils and is thought to be necessary for healthy
Vitamin K has