List of Vitamins

Vitamins, functions and sources

List of Vitamins, function and their sources.

Vitamins Name Function Sources
A It helps to see day and night.

Skin and some body part healthy.

Normal growth and development of


Fish, milk, cheese
Energy produce in body Nuts and seeds, whole grains. Enriched grains
B2 Energy produces in body.

Use other vitamins B.

Soybeans, mushrooms,

eggs and liver, meat,

Milk, cheese, yogurt

Enriched grains, whole grains

B3 Helps body to use protein, carbohydrate and fat to make energy.


Peanut butter, meat, fish, poultry

Whole grains, enrich

B12 Milk, rice beverages, cheese, yogurt.

Fish, meat, eggs, liver, fortified soy products,


C It helps prevent cell damage and reduce risk for certain cancers, heart

Disease etc.

Gums healthy

Citrus fruits (Like: Kiwi, strawberries, mango, Orange,

Lemon, grapes, tomato,

D Calcium and phosphorus absorbs from foods.


Milk, some fish, eggs, fish liver oils, organ meats etc
E Maintain healthy immune system and other process.


Green leafy vegetables, vegetable oil, peanut butter, nuts, wheat gram, sunflower seeds etc.
K Making body proteins Soybeans, dark green leafy vegetables, broccoli,

Some vegetables( Like: beet greens, turnip,

Kale,collards etc.)


Vitamins Chemical Name

Vitamins Name Scientific Name
A Retinal or Retinol
B1 Thiamine
B2 Riboflavin
B3 Niacin, Niacinamide
B5 Pantoththenic acid
B6 Pyridoxine, Pyridoxamine, Pyridoxal
B7 Biotin
B9 Folinic acid, Folic acid
B12 Cynocobalamin, Hydroxycobalamin, Methylcobalamin,
C Ascorbic acid
D Ergocalciferol, Cholecalciferol
E Tocopherols, Tecotrienols
K Phylloquinine, Menaquinomes


Water-soluble vitamins

Vitamin B1

Vitamin B2

Vitamin B3

Vitamin B5

Vitamin B6

Vitamin B9

Vitamin B12

Vitamin H

Vitamin C


Fat soluble vitamins

Vitamin A

Vitamin D

Vitamin E

Vitamin K


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