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any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism

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Weil seems to be saying that people should trust his advice because he has nothing to gain when they buy the vitamins he recommends.
Vitamin Angels provides critically needed vitamins and minerals to undernourished children and mothers worldwide.
About Vitamin Angels Vitamin Angels helps at-risk populations in need-specifically pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five-gain access to lifesaving and life changing vitamins and minerals.
Primary End-Use Applications of Vitamins Individually Listed for Human and Animal Nutrition
In his view, vitamins D, A, and K are interrelated.
The Norwegian Vitamin (NORVIT) trial gave more than 3,700 heart attack patients either a placebo, folic acid (800 mcg), vitamin B-6 (40 mg), vitamin B-12 (400 mcg), or some combination of the three B vitamins every day for three years.
182) is the fourth time I've seen a report that vitamin E may not be appropriate for elderly people at cardiac risk.
If you store these fat-soluble vitamins for too long, you can run into trouble,'' Nowlin says.
Vitamins such as potassium, vitamin C, vitamin A, folate, thiamin, iron, zinc, niacin, malic acid and other important necessary elements such as fiber and sugars are all present in fruits and fruit juices.
What's more, among traditional populations, grains and tubers were prepared in ways that increased vitamin content and made minerals more available--soaking, fermenting, sprouting, and sour leavening.
Exposing unprotected skin to UVB radiation sets in motion a cascade in which the initial (prohormone) form of vitamin D, found in the skin, is converted to an intermediate form (25-hydroxyvitamin D) in the liver, and then is converted in the kidneys where it becomes the active hormonal form (1,25 dihydroxyvitamin D).
In a major review and analysis of three and a half decades of research on vitamins and chronic disease, the authors recommend that everyone, regardless of health status, diet or age, should take a daily multivitamin.
Propel is a lightly flavored water, fortified with 25% niacin (B3), panothenic acid (B5), vitamins B6, B12, and 100% of the daily recommended closes of vitamins C and E.
The Institute of Medicine recently released new recommendations for a number of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A.