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There are six major nutrients our bodies need to remain healthy and well-functioning: Minerals, proteins, lipids, water, carbohydrates, and Vitamins.
Vitamins play an important role in strengthening the bones, providing body energy, maintaining muscle and brain health, promoting a healthy immune system, wound healing, digestive system, and much more.
The essential vitamins that the body needs are B vitamins, including B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6 (pyroxidine), B7 (biotin), B9 (folate), B12 (cobalamin), vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E, and vitamin K, and vitamin A.
Not getting enough of these essential vitamins can cause vitamin deficiency, such as vitamin deficiency anemia, in which the body is unable to produce healthy red blood cells.
Lack of vitamins can cause you some very unpleasant body symptoms including hair loss, poor vision, unhealthy skin, brittle nails, slow wound healing, bleeding gums, etc.
To ensure that your body stays healthy, you need to take the recommended daily vitamin intake. Read on to find out the exact roles of each essential vitamin, where you can find them, and how much you should take.