Vitamins

Biology

IMPORTANCE OF VITAMINS, MINERAL SALTS, ROUGHAGE AND WATER IN HUMAN NUTRITION VITAMINS

These are organic compounds that are essential for proper growth, development and functioning of the body
Vitamins are required in very small quantities.
They are not stored and must be included in the diet. Vitamins Band C are soluble in water, the rest are soluble in fat. Various vitamins are used in different ways

Mineral Salts

Mineral ions are needed in the human body
Some are needed in small amounts while others are needed in very small amounts (trace)
All are vital to human health
Nevertheless, their absence results in noticeable mulfunction of the body processes