Tag Archives: Deficiency

Vitamin B Sources shaped like letter B

Micronutrients: Vitamin B

Micronutrients: Vitamin B   The B Vitamins The final piece in this series of articles based on vitamins, will look at the (water soluble) B vitamins. Many people believe that the b vitamins supply the body with energy, however this not accurate. The majority of the B vitamins ‘help’ the body release energy from the…

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May 25, 2016
'C' shaped citrus fruit

Micronutrients: Vitamin C

Micronutrients: Vitamin C This week we will move on from fat-soluble to water-soluble vitamins, starting with vitamin C. Most plant and animal tissues are able to synthesise vitamin C from glucose, however humans (along with other primates) are some of the few mammals unable to do this. This means that we must get our vitamin…

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May 18, 2016
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