Vitamin Chart

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This chart contains the most common vitamins along with their functions in the body, recommended daily allowances, their source in foods, deficiency symptoms and the side effects of over dosages. Click on the Vitamin Name to find out where to purchase each vitamin from trusted online retailers.

VITAMIN

FUNCTIONS
IN THE BODY

VALUABLE SOURCE

RECOMMENDED
DAILY ALLOWANCES:
DEFICIENCY SYMPTOMS
SIDE EFFECTS OF OVER DOSAGES
B3
or Niacin
or Nicotinic Acid
Essential
for proper circulation, healthy functioning of the nervous system and proper protein and carbohydrate metabolism.
Yeast, whole
wheat, green leafy vegetables, tomatoes, nuts, sunflower seeds and peanuts.

12-20 mg.

Pellagra,
diarrhea, insomnia, anemia and mental disorders.
Nausea, vomiting,
flashes and tingling sensations.
B6
or
pyridoxine
Helps digestion and absorption of fats and proteins. Liver, rice, milk, Brewer’s yeast, cereals,
legumes, green leafy vegetables, carrots and peanuts.

100 mg.

Anemia, skin disorders, migraine, kidney
stones and mental disturbances.
Not established
B12
or Cyanocobalim
Essential for production
of red blood cells and for several metabolic and enzymatic processes.
Milk, bananas, peanuts and sunflower seeds.

125 – 2,000 mg.

Certain types of anemia, poor appetite and chronic fatigue.
Not established
B9
or
Folic Acid
Essential for the growth
of all body cells, healing processes and protein metabolism.
Whole grains, nuts and fresh leafy vegetables such as asparagus, green beans and peas.

400 mg.

 

Certain types of Anemia, skin disorders and
impaired circulation.
Not established
B5
or Panthothinic Acid
Aids normal growth of hair and prevents dermatitis. Wheat germ, whole grains, green vegetables and peanuts.

5-10 mg.

Mental depression, irritability, muscular
weakness, insomnia and skin disorders.
Not established
C
or

Ascorbic
Acid

Essential for normal growth and maintenance of body tissues, especially those of the joints, bones,
teeth and gums. Protects against infection and helps in quick healing of
wounds.
Citrus fruits, green leafy vegetables, amla, sprouted Bengal and green grams.

50-75 mg.

Scurvy, anemia, tooth decay, bleeding gums,
painful and swollen parts, slow healing of wounds and premature aging.
Formation of kidney stones,
menstrual bleeding in pregnant women, activation of peptic ulcers.
D
Essential for proper
bone and teeth formation and metabolism of calcium and phosphorus.
Rays of the sun, milk, butter, and sprouted seeds.

400-800 I.U

Rickets, tooth decay, pyorrhea, muscular
weakness and gross deficiencies of bones.
Irritability, nausea, vomiting,
constipation, high blood pressure and calcium deposits in arteries.
E
Essential for normal reproductory function, fertility and physical vigor. It dilates blood vessels and improves
circulation.
Wheat or cereal germ, whole grain products, green leafy vegetables, milk and all whole, raw or sprouted seeds.

15 I.U

Degeneration of reproductive tissues, liver
disorders and sluggish circulation.
High blood pressure.
K
Necessary for proper clotting of blood and for prevention of bleeding. Green leafy vegetables, spinach, cabbage and tomatoes.
90 – 120 mg.
Certain types of anemia, skin disorders and
impaired circulation
Not Established
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