Vitamin

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A vitamin is an organic molecule found in small amounts in the diet, the lack of which causes overt symptoms.[1] Vitamins can not be manufactured by humans and must by obtained by ingesting plants and bacteria.[2] One exception is Vitamin D, which can be synthesized in the skin following exposure to sunlight.[3]

List of vitamins[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. Linus Pauling Institute Micronutrient Information Center - Vitamins
  2. The Free Dictionary - "Vitamin" definition
  3. Wikipedia - Vitamin D


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