Why are Vitamins Important? | #aumsum #kids #science #education #children
It’s AumSum Time. Why are Vitamins Important?Noo. Just vanilla ice-cream is important. Oh AumSum. Vitamins are micronutrients which help performimportant functions in our body. The most essential nutrients needed by ourbody are. Vitamin A, C, D, E, K and a group of B complexvitamins. Vitamin A is required to make a pigment calledRhodopsin in our eyes. Rhodopsin helps us to see in low light conditions. Thus, without vitamin A, rhodopsin won’t beproduced, causing night-blindness. Vitamin C and E are antioxidants. Unstable free radicals damage our cell’s DNA. Leading to illness or cancer. Vitamin C and E neutralize the free radicals,preventing cell damage. Vitamin D helps our body absorb calcium tobuild strong bones. Thus, lack of vitamin D can lead to a conditioncalled rickets. Which is characterized by weak, soft bones. During an injury, vitamin K helps the bloodclot. Thus preventing excessive bleeding. Lastly, B complex vitamins are essential forhealthy functioning. Of our brain and nervous system.