Micronutrients include vitamins and minerals. Please click on the links below to learn about each essential vitamin and mineral.
Vitamins are organic essential nutrients that occur in all living things. Vitamins do not provide any energy but they assist the enzymes that release energy from carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Vitamins are involved in the fundamental functions of the body.
Minerals are inorganic compounds that occur in nonliving things such as rocks and metal ores. Plants get their minerals from the soil. Minerals have many essential roles in the body.
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