Vitamins are essential nutrients, part of a necessary process that helps to release energy from foods consumed to keep the skin, nerves, bones and red blood cells in constant rejuvenating mode.
The two types of vitamin groups are categorized as fat soluble vitamins and water soluble vitamins. The fat soluble vitamins are vitamins A, D, E, and K and they are all usually found in the fat content in foods. Sources of these may also be found in food items such as vegetable oils, nuts, egg yolks, fish oil, whole grains and deep green leafy vegetables.
As for the water soluble vitamins these come in the form of vitamin B, C, and B complex. Containing elements thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, biotin and Pantothenic acid which are what the body needs to carry out specific functions to ensure optimum working if all the body systems.
All the vital ingredients the body needs and cannot get from the daily diet can be gotten by taking the appropriate combinations and amounts of multivitamins and mineral supplements. This is especially so it other medications are being consumed at the same time.However caution should be exercised when taking these vitamins and minerals as some of the don’t work well together and for some body systems it may end up being stored and may eventually cause toxic conditions.