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vitamin in Chemistry topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvitaminvit‧a‧min /ˈvɪtəmən, ˈvaɪ- $ ˈvaɪ-/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 DFNa chemical substance in food that is necessary for good health Try to eat foods that are rich in vitamins and minerals.vitamin A/B/C etc (=a particular type of vitamin) Lack of vitamin E can cause skin diseases and tiredness.2 (also vitamin pill, vitamin supplement) a pill containing vitamins Perhaps I ought to take vitamins.
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vitaminThe diets were reformulated to include more vitamins, minerals, and carbohydrates.These days everyone is becoming an expert in the nutritional value of different foods and the importance of vitamins and trace elements.The loss of vitamin C in fried potatoes has been investigated but the results show considerable variation according to conditions.The debate over vitamins takes place in a marketplace overflowing with supplemental pills, powders and potions.Similar controversies surround vitamin C, ascorbic acid.For small children, an overdose can result from swallowing as few as three vitamins with iron.Because parathyroid and renal function are normal, therapy with vitamin D is indicated.vitamin A/B/C etcShe recovered after vitamin C therapy said the medical journal Clinical and Experimental Dermatology.Star fruit is high in vitamin C, and sweetness varies with the variety.Only bell peppers contain more vitamin C than a cabbage.It is concluded that successful eradication of H pylori improves secretion of vitamin C into gastric juice.There is no evidence that either antihistamines or vitamin C are beneficial.Countries now routinely providing vitamin A have virtually eliminated vitamin Arelated blindness and death.In each study, the rates in the vitamin A and placebo groups were similar.Hoffmann-La-Roche's Sight and Life programme supplied the vitamin A and placebo.take vitaminsI tend to play hard but I work-out hard and I take vitamins and try to eat well and stuff like that.Any subjects taking vitamins supplements within a year of entering the trial were not included in this study.There was Mrs Richards telling me I ought to take vitamins.