All About Vitamins – GK Updates:

All About Vitamins – GK Updates:
We have given here the Important Information about Vitamins. Those who are all preparing for competitive exams can use this material.


S.No
Vitamins
Chemical Name
Source
Deficiency disease
1
Vitamins ‘ A ‘
Retinol & Carotene
Carrot
night blindness
2
Vitamins ‘ D ‘
Caleiferal
Sunlight on human skin
Rickets, softness of bones under development of teeth of in children
3
Vitamins ‘ E ‘
Tocopherol
Growing seeds
in potency in humans
4
Vitamins ‘ K ‘
Tomato
Grain
blood clotting
5
Vitamins ‘ B1
Thiamine
Cereals white flour
Beriberi
6
Vitamins ‘ B2
Riboflavin
Dairy
redness of eye blurred vision.
7
Vitamins ‘ B3
Niacen
Meat
Pellagra
8
Vitamins ‘ B5
Pantothenic acid
Beans
Focial dermatites
9
Vitamins ‘ B6
Pyridoxine
Whole
convulsions in child
10
Vitamins ‘ B12
Cobalamine
Liver, Kidney
Red blood cell production – Pernicious anemia
11
Vitamins ‘ C’
Ascorbic acid
Citrus, tomato
Scurvy
12
Vitamins ‘ P’
Nicotina mide
Lemon, orange
Growth of bones and teeth.