LESSONS

Vitamins

Essential vitamins must be obtained from the diet because the body does not make them or does not make them in sufficient quantities to satisfy its needs.

Vitamins are substances in food found in either plants or animals. Essential vitamins include:

  • Vitamin A
  • B Vitamins, like B12 and folate
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin K
  • Vitamin E