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What are vitamins? What are the main vitamins needed by humans?

Most vitamins are coenzymes (fundamental substances for the enzyme functioning) that are not formed by the organism and must be obtained from the diet.

The main vitamins needed by humans are vitamins A, C, D, E, K, the vitamins of the B complex (containing folic acid), biotin and pantothenic acid.

 


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