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Vitamin and their sources

Vitamins are organic compounds which are needed in small quantities to sustain life, found only in living things, i.e. plants and animals. They are essential for our bodies to function properly, for growth, energy and for our general well-being.We need to take vitamins from food because the human body either does not produce enough of them or none at all.

Vitamin A:

         Vitamin A helps vision and promotes bone growth, tooth development, and helps maintain healthy skin, hair, and mucous membranes. Vitamin A has an important role in the normal formation and maintenance of the heart, lungs, kidneys. 

Sources:

  • Pink grapefruit
  • Apricots
  • Carrots
  • Guava
  • Mango
  • Papaya
  • Pumpkin
  • Tomatoes
  • Watermelon
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Peas
  • Spinach
  • Cows milk
  • Goat milk
  • Cream cheese
  • Dark green, leafy vegetables
  • Broccoli 
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