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vitamins

1. A group of substances that are essential in small amounts in the diet.
2. Essential nutrients needed in tiny amounts to prevent deficiency diseases.
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I don't get money from the vitamins that I make," he told Couric.
Making vitamins available to children in need is the most immediate and cost-effective way to create a healthier world.
The funds raised will support Vitamin Angels' efforts to distribute vitamins to children and mothers across the U.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Vitamins in US$ Thousands by the following Product types - Vitamin A, Vitamin B Complex, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, and Vitamin K.
What if worries about overdosing on fat-soluble vitamins D, A, K, and E have less to do with the intake amount of the individual vitamins and more to do with the ratio between them?
By Ruba Shawwa Vitamins are organic molecules in food that are needed in small amounts for growth, reproduction and maintenance of good health.
High doses of B vitamins didn't lower the risk of heart disease in high-risk patients in two new studies.
Perhaps the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K act as a group in this way.
Two years ago, the Journal of the American Medical Association came out in favor of taking a daily multivitamin: ``Most people do not consume an optimal amount of all vitamins by diet alone,'' wrote Dr.
All-natural juices that are sold commercially are a good bet for obtaining vitamins and other important nutrients.
It was when Price analyzed the fat-soluble vitamins that he got a real surprise.
Second, vitamin D supplements, at least in the United States, generally come bound to other vitamins or minerals, such as calcium.