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You don't need much of them, but you can't live without them. Vitamins are a group of 43 substances that the body needs. For the most part, you get vitamins and minerals KIDS from the food you eat. DE is a group of vitamins that help the body turn food into energy. They are also needed to make red blood cells and the genetic materials DNA and RNA. Vitamin A cso called retinol. Itis necessary for healthy vision and also helps create strong bones and teeth, as well as a strong immune system. The vitamin B group includes: "Bt (thiamin) *B2 (riboftevin) *B3 (niacin) "BS (pantothenic acic) "BG (puridoxine) "B9 (folic acid) "B12 (cobalamin) “BIOTIN @ o © 00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 \® Vitamin D. made by the body when, it is exposed to the sun. The vitamin is also found in certain foods. Vitamin D helps the body absorb the mineral calcium. It also helps build strong bones and teeth. ¢ half Is manufactured Vitamin E by bacteria in your helps maintain healthy: intestines. red blood cells and muscle tissue. —— www.KIDSDISCOVER.com Vitamin C. aso called ascorbic ocd, is necessary for making collagen, whieh holds body cells together ial cigs inthe heating of wounds and burns ond helps uit strong teeth ond : bones, Vitamin K.. necessary for blood to clot wien you goto eat Halt or the vitamin comes from the food you eat the other 0 000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000