Archive for May, 2012

Recommended Daily Dosage Of Vitamin C

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin that is necessary for normal growth and development. It dissolves easily in water. Leftover amounts of the vitamin leave the body through the urine. So, it is necessary to include this vitamins in your daily diet. The main function of Vitamin C is: Heal […]

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Recommended Daily Dosage of Vitamin A

Vitamin A is essential for reproduction, growth, immunity, vision and development of the embryo and the fetus. This is found in animal foods, notably in dairy foods, seafood and liver. The carotene content form of vitamin A is found in plant foods, like carrots, pumpkin, squash and spinach etc. Carotene, like Beta carotene are converted […]

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Recommended Daily Intake Levels of Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin and is stored in the body’s fatty tissues. The main function of vitamin D is to help the body absorb calcium. Calcium is essential for normal bone formation. If your body does not get enough calcium from your diet, bone production and bone tissues may suffer. The deficiency of […]

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