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Vitamins and Minerals

We learned on the nutrition page that proper nutrition means eating the right foods so our body will get the vitamins and minerals it needs. Our bodies need vitamins and minerals to function. Different parts of our bodies like our eyes, brains, muscles, and bones need different nutrients to grow and be healthy.

Here is a list of vitamins and minerals that our bodies need:

Vitamins

Vitamin A Vitamin C Vitamin D Vitamin E Vitamin B12 Vitamin B6 Thiamin (B1) Niacin (B3) Riboflavin (B2) Folate (B9, folic acid)

Minerals

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Zinc
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Cell
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Cell Cycle and Division
Nucleus
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Mitochondria
Chloroplasts
Proteins
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The Human Body
Human Body
Brain
Nervous System
Digestive System
Sight and the Eye
Hearing and the Ear
Smelling and Tasting
Skin
Muscles
Breathing
Blood and Heart
Bones
List of Human Bones
Immune System
Organs

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Nutrition
Vitamins and Minerals
Carbohydrates
Lipids
Enzymes

Genetics
Genetics
Chromosomes
DNA
Mendel and Heredity
Hereditary Patterns
Proteins and Amino Acids

Plants
Photosynthesis
Plant Structure
Plant Defenses
Flowering Plants
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Trees
Living Organisms
Scientific Classification
Animals
Bacteria
Protists
Fungi
Viruses

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Infectious Disease
Medicine and Pharmaceutical Drugs
Epidemics and Pandemics
Historical Epidemics and Pandemics
Immune System
Cancer
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