Water Soluble Vitamins

Vitamins are powerful organic compounds that are very essential for the functions, growth, and development of the cell in our body.

‘vital amine’ is the meaning of Vitamin. It is found in foods in small concentrations.

Vitamins have specific and vital functions in the body chemistry. They are like electric sparks which help to run the human motor.

Vitamins are mainly classified into two categories. Fat-soluble vitamins and Water-soluble vitamins

Vitamin B complex and vitamin C are water-soluble vitamins.

Water-soluble means these vitamins easily dissolves in water. Some portion of these vitamins are also destroyed by heating or cooking.

These vitamins can’t be stored in the body and so we have to take it on a daily basis in our food. Extra quantity taken in any one day is eliminated as waste.

They are measured in milligrams or micrograms.

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