List of Vitamins their deficiency disease and food sources

A vitamin is an organic compound required by an organism as a vital nutrient in limited amounts. An organic chemical compound (or related set of compounds) is called a vitamin. Vitamins are essential for the normal growth and development of a multicellular organism.

No. Vitamin Deficiency Disease Food Sources

1.

Vitamin A Night-blindness, Hyperkeratosis, and Keratomalacia Liver, orange, ripe yellow fruits, leafy vegetables, carrots, pumpkin, squash, spinach, fish, soy milk, milk

2.

Vitamin B1 Beriberi, Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome Pork, oatmeal, brown rice, vegetables, potatoes, liver, eggs

3.

Vitamin B2 Ariboflavinosis, Glossitis, Angular stomatitis Dairy products, bananas, popcorn, green beans, asparagus

4.

Vitamin B3 Pellagra Meat, fish, eggs, many vegetables, mushrooms, tree nuts

5.

Vitamin B5 Paresthesia Meat, broccoli, avocados

6.

Vitamin B6 Anemia peripheral neuropathy. Meat, vegetables, tree nuts, bananas

7.

Vitamin B7 Dermatitis, enteritis Raw egg yolk, liver, peanuts, leafy green vegetables

8.

Vitamin B9 Megaloblastic anemia and Deficiency during pregnancy is associated with birth defects, such as neural tube defects Leafy vegetables, pasta, bread, cereal, liver

9.

Vitamin B12 Megaloblastic anemia Meat and other animal products

10.

Vitamin C Scurvy Many fruits and vegetables, liver

11.

Vitamin D Rickets and Osteomalacia Fish, eggs, liver, mushrooms

12.

Vitamin E Deficiency is very rare; sterility in males and abortions in females, mild hemolytic anemia in newborn infants Many fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds

13.

Vitamin K Bleeding diathesis Leafy green vegetables such as spinach, egg yolks, liver

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Created At: 08 June, 2014

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