Vitamins are divided into 2 type:-
1.Fat soluble vitamins
– Vitamin A
– Vitamin D
– Vitamin E
– Vitamin K
2.Water soluble vitamins
– Vitamin B complex
– Vitamin C
Here is the list of minerals:-
Lets quickly glance on the most common vitamins and minerals which plays majority of the role in maintaining good health!
Vitamin A- Fights against infection
Vitamin C- Fights against viruses and bacteria
Vitamin B6- Immunity boosters
Vitamin E- Prevents aging
Potassium- Reduces stroke risk
Iron- Helps in making blood cells!
How much of these micro nutrients do you need?
– As the name suggests, vitamins and minerals are needed in a very micro amounts.
– Our body needs them from diet.
– How much you need completely depends upon the RDA which is decided for Indians.
Here are the RDA tables for micro-nutrients as per Indian allowances :-