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(1) Question: Distinguish between vitamins and minerals; compare vitamin molecules (as a group) with minerals (as a group) and their sources for humans
The main difference between vitamins and minerals is that minerals are inorganic compounds, while vitamins are organic compounds. Examples for minerals include: Fluoride, Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Zink, Potassium, Chlorine, and Iodine. Examples for vitamins: Vitamin A, B, C, D, E, K, B12 and many others. Only some minerals are required for the proper functioning of a human body, whereas all vitamins are essential for the proper functioning of a human body. Minerals can be obtained from water, plants and animals. Some vitamins like ...
Vitamins and minerals are examined.