Vitamin is defined as a natural substance that is usually found in foods and that helps your body to be healthy. Vitamins allow your body to grow and develop. They also play important roles in bodily functions such as metabolism, immunity and digestion. There are 13 essential vitamins, including vitamins A, C, D, E, and K and B vitamins.
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Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin made up of closely related unsaturated hydrocarbons, including retinol, retinal, retinoic acid, and several provitamin A carotenoids. Vitamin A and its derivates, either natural or synthetic, are collectively and generally referred to as retinoids. This vitamin carries the distinction of having being used therapeutically approximately 3000 years ago, in ancient Egypt to treat endemic night blindness, a condition wherein a person finds it difficult to see in…
Mango is an excellent source of Vitamin A, flavonoids, dietary fiber & vitamin B6 which maintains & improves brain function. May help protect against colon, breast, leukemia & prostate cancers. The peel is rich in phytonutrients like carotenoids & polyphenols. The fruit is rich in potassium, magnesium & great for high blood pressure. Selenium, calcium, iron regularly can help eliminate anemia. #dherbs