Vitamins are naturally occurring chemicals essential for building bones, skin, nerves, blood, they occur naturally in all the foods you need. You can classify vitamins as either Fat Soluble or Water Soluble which mean that they either dissolve in fat or in water. Each vitamin has a special role to play within your body.
FAT SOLUBLE VITAMINSA D E K
Vitamin A Vitamin A is essentail for vision in dim light you can find vitamin A in milk, cheese, eggs, carrots, tomatoes, cabbage.
Vitamin D Vitamin D helps your body promote Calcium absorption so it is vital for strong bones and teeth, you can get vitamin D from from fortified margarine and breakfast cerals, oily fish and egg yolk
Vitamin E Vitamin E is an antioxidant which helps protect agaisnt heart disease and helps promote normal cell growth, vitamin E is found in vegtable oils, margarine, oily fish, nuts, seeds and egg yolks.
Vitamin K Vitamin K is essentail in the formation of blood clotting proteins, you can get vitmain K from dark green leafy vegtables such as cabbage, sprouts, cauliflower and spinach. Claims have been made that athletes can improve their performace from a higher than normal intake level.