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Number of essential vitamins

How many essential vitamins are there?

13

Scientists consider that there are 13 essential vitamins for the excellent functioning of the body.  Here are the most important vitamins: vitamins A, C, D, E, K, and the B vitamins (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, and folate).  Everyone knows that vitamin A can be found in milk, cheese, cream, liver, kidney, and cod.  On the other hand, vitamin D can be found in cheese, butter, margarine.  Keep in mind that vitamin E is found in wheat germ, corn, nuts, seeds, olives, spinach.

This fact is verified on : November 26, 2013.





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