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Vitamin

Part of speech: Noun, Thing

We need to take some vitamins.


  • Whoever controls the food supply controls the people. - 236
  • Vitamin B12 is a source of energy that comes from eating protein and meat. - 678
  Key words: Diet, Food, Health, Minerals, Nutrient, Nutrition, Suppliment, Vitamin, Vitamins  

  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)  

Question: What is food?
  Answer: Food is any nourishing substance of plant or animal origin that is eaten. - 211

Question: What is the purpose of food?
  Answer: Food supplies nourishment, sustains life, provides energy, promotes growth, and maintains health. - 212

Question: What is a vitamin?
  Answer: Vitamins are a group of fat-soluble or water-soluble organic substances that are found naturally in plant and animal foods. Some vitamins can be produced within the body. Many vitamins are duplicated and produced synthetically in labs and factories. - 251

Question: What is the purpose of vitamins?
  Answer: Vitamins are essential in small quantities to nutrition, normal growth, and metabolism of the body. Vitamin deficiencies can produce sickness, and disease. - 252


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U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
 U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)


fda.gov - 260
Food and Nutrition Service
 Food and Nutrition Service


fns.usda.gov/fns/default.htm - 361
Food Safety and Inspection Service
 Food Safety and Inspection Service


fsis.usda.gov - 362
Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services
 Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services


fns.usda.gov/fncs - 363
Food and Agriculture Organization
 Food and Agriculture Organization


fao.org - 364
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc.
 Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc.


checkers.com - 365
Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration
 Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration


gipsa.usda.gov - 366
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
 Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion


usda.gov/cnpp - 367
Food Safety News
 Food Safety News

 Global Food Safety News and Information

foodsafetynews.com - 368
Vitamins: MedlinePlus
 Vitamins: MedlinePlus

 Vitamins are substances that your body needs to grow and develop normally.

nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/vitamins.html - 1095
Reference guide for Vitamins
 Reference guide for Vitamins

 The importance and deficiency symptoms of a specific list of vitamins.

realtime.net/anr/vitamins.html - 1096
Vitamins discussion
 Vitamins discussion

 Functions, deficiencies, disease prevention and treatment, food sources, and research indexed by vitamin.

lpi.oregonstate.edu/infocenter/vitamins.html - 1097


  User Comments and Quotes  
- Id: 95

The goal: variety, nutrition and flavor.


Author: Donna Nabors - Id: 96

We want foods with lots of texture and different colors




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