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GK Science: All about Vitamins

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             MINERALS  ALTERNATIVE NAME DEFICIENCY DISEASE
Vitamin A Retinol Night blindness
Vitamin B1 Thiamine Beri-Beri
Vitamin B2 Riboflavin Extreme and unusual sensitivity to light
Vitamin B4 Niacin Pellagra
Vitamin B5 Nicotinic acid Irritability, fatigue, tiredness, and apathy.
Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine Responsible for protein in metabolism, formation of blood; found in all food grains
Vitamin B12 Cobalamine Pernicious / Megaloblastic anemia
Vitamin C Ascorbic acid Scurvy
Vitamin D Calcipherol Rickets, Osteomalacia
Vitamin E Tocopherol Animals’ sterility (Reproduction capacity reduces)
Vitamin K Phillioquine Hemorrhage