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What Are Vitamins :13 Essential Vitamins Important for Human Body
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What Are Vitamins :13 Essential Vitamins Important for Human Body

Vitamins : The word vitamin comes from a Latin word, "vitamine," which means "life amine" and was coined in 1912 by Polish biochemist Casimir Funk. Initially, he believed that the various micronutrients he was studying were chemical amides. However, later studies have found that they were not, so the term has been shortened to vitamin. The earliest vitamins were a group of nine, and this group of nine was followed by the 'B-complex'. Vitamin Important for Human Body The human body needs 13 vitamins: four are fat-soluble and can't metabolized by the body. Nine are water-soluble. These substances help the body absorb the other nutrients in foods, such as iron, zinc, and thiamin. The B-complex vitamin family consists of eight important vitamins: thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin. They are all...