Importance of Vitamins and Minerals

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Vitamins and Minerals are vital and magical in our life. They mysteriously manage the proper functioning of our body along with the development and growth of the body cells too. It is just because of these two things that our body functions normally and makes us lead a normal life.

Advantages of Fat-soluble vitamins:-

Fat-soluble vitamins are a group of those vitamins that are hived in the liver and fatty tissues of our body. There they can be kept for a good long time, approximately six months and can be used as per the requirement of the body. The team of fat-soluble vitamin imbibes of all these vitamins: Vitamin A, Vitamin D and Vitamin K. All these have their role to play and own responsibilities to fulfill. Let’s know what those are:-

Vitamin A: It is the strongest supporter of our immune system. It is such a strong antioxidant that it takes perfect care of the health of our hair and skin too. It is just unreplaceable in the prevention of blindness and also nourishes the growth of bones in our body.

Vitamin D: If you are tooth problems sufferer, then include those eatables in your list which are highly rich in Vitamin D because it plays an eminent role in maintaining the strength and healthiness of teeth. This vitamin is popularly known as ‘Sunshine-vitamin’. It acts as a barrier in the case of bone deformities and kicks away diseases like rickets in kids and osteoporosis in adults.

vitamins and minerals in food
vitamins and minerals in food


Vitamin E: This is one of the most important vitamins among the entire group of vitamins. It helps in building our cells and tissue very strong thereby taking utmost care of their health. A few amazing benefits of Vitamin E are: proper functioning of the liver, amazing for eye-sight, skin health and above all works magically in precluding cardiovascular diseases and prostate cancer. A perfect one for the overall development and growth of our body!


Vitamins and Minerals In Human Body
vitamins and minerals in food

Vitamin K: This stands last in the list of vitamins that are water-soluble. It is responsible for taking proper care of blood clots. Rendering calcium to bones and improving the functioning of the kidney is also the core job of Vitamin K.

Advantages of water-soluble vitamins

Water-Soluble vitamins are a compounding of vitamins imbibing C and B Complex. It is important that we intake them regularly and it is not at all a challenge if we consume a completely healthy, nutritious and balanced diet. These water-soluble vitamins are just opposite to fat-soluble vitamins meaning thereby; they easily get released from the body not accumulated like fat-soluble vitamins.

C is such a strong and powerful antioxidant that it plays a great role in boosting immunity. It also works like a miracle when it comes to healing wounds speedily. It also serves as a helper in regulating high blood pressure and increased cholesterol thereby improving the absorption capacity of iron in the body.

B Complex serves as a one in all bunch of vitamins which works soundly in increasing the energy levels of our body, providing proper care in the production of red blood cells and perfect for the digestive pathway.

This gives a clear understanding of the importance of Vitamins and Minerals so ensure a complete balanced diet enrich with both of these.