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Vitamins are a group of organic substances present in food that are important to be ingested through food. These are important to perform a regular metabolism.
Vitamins are of two types;
Fat Soluble Vitamin
This group of vitamins includes vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin D and vitamin K. These vitamins that are fat-soluble are present in foods that contain fat in it. Egg yolk, liver, fish, cheese, almond, peanut, leafy vegetables and milk contains a high amount of these vitamins.
This class of vitamin contains Vitamin B-complex and C. These vitamins are present in almost every food as water is present in every food. Soymilk, watermelon, whole grains, mushrooms and citrus fruits are key sources of these vitamins.
Minerals or commonly known as salts or ashes are inorganic compounds that are chemical compounds in solid form and present in pure forms.
Minerals on the base of their requirement are divided into two categories;
These minerals are needed by the body, but our body cannot synthesize them. This type of minerals contains Calcium, sodium, magnesium, chloride, potassium and sulfur. These are present in fruits, meat, cereals, and milk are rich sources of such compounds.
Minerals that are required by our body for better maintenance and growth. Our body can produce them from variant food sources that we consume.