Vitamins are certain chemicals the body needs in small amounts to
function properly. They work in a variety of ways, mostly as "helpers"; for
example, many of the B vitamins help the body use protein, carbohydrate, and fats.
Vitamins are divided into two categories:
August 29, 2011
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
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