Vitamin is an organic substance which is needed by our body for grow up and proper functioning . It’s a type of Micronutrients( mean it’s needs small quantity in out body ). But drawback are that they are not synthesis in our body . Our body intake it from other food Source.
There are mainly two types of Vitamin –
1.Water soluble Vitamins are those which is not store in our body .It remove with water from our body . It’s also divide in subtype as
i) B- Complex –It include 9 Vitamin and it’s also divide in three parts –
a) Energy releasing Vitamin
- Thiamine (Vitamin B 1)
- Riboflavin (Vitamin B 2)
- Niacin (Vitamin B 3)
- Biotin ( Vitamin B 7 )
- Pantothenic acid ( Vitamin B 5)
- Lipoic acid
b) Hemopoietic Vitamin
- Folic acid Vitamin B 9
- Cobalamin (Vitamin B 12)
- Pyridoxine Vitamin B 6
2. Fat soluble Vitamins are those which is stored in our Body. It’s contain-
Vitamin A (also known as Retinol , Retinal , Retinoic acid).
Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol and ergocalciferol )
Vitamin E (Tocopherolos )
Vitamin K (Phylloquinone and menaquinone )
Vitamin A is also known as Retinol , Retinal and Retinoic acid which is a type of fat Soluble Vitamin . It’s also necessary for us . It is available in many food Source which we intake easily.
Vitamin A deficiency can result from inadequate intake, fat malabsorption, or liver disorders. Deficiency impairs immunity and hematopoiesis and blindness).
Due to deficiency of Vitamin A person face Night blindness disease , dry eyes and inability to produce tears which is a bitot Disease and also impaired immunity and homeostasis and cause rashes.