Vitamins are essential elements to every human being's diet. Without them our bodies would simply stop functioning. There are various conditions related to vitamin deficiencies. Scurvy is caused by a deficiency of Vitamin C. Rickets (a condition affecting the development of bone) is attributed to a Vitamin D deficiency.
Vitamins are substances your body needs to grow and develop naturally. Vitamins have many interesting uses. Vitamin D helps build strong bones. Vitamin A (found in carrots) aids in night vision. Vitamin E helps form red blood cells. Vitamin C helps ward off the common cold, and fights infections. The various B vitamins aid the body in producing protein and energy.
The human body requires 13 different vitamins: Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, and the B-Vitamins (biotin, folate, niacin, pantothenic acid, riboflavin, vitamin B-6, and vitamin B-12.