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Vitamin is a crucial micronutrient needed in small quantities for the proper functioning of an organism’s metabolism.

Vitamins – The Cable Lifestyle

The vitamins needed by the body include vitamins A and B, vitamins; B1 (Thiamine)  B2 (Riboflavin)  B3 (Niacin)  B5 (Pantothenic acid) B6 (pyridoxine)  B9 (folic acid)  B12 (cobalamin), vitamins C (ascorbic acid) D, E and K.

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You can get all your vitamins from the fruits you eat. Your body can also make vitamins D and K. However, people on vegetarian diet may need to take its supplements, depending on their body’s needs.

Each vitamin plays specific roles in the body and a deficiency in any of the vitamins may lead to health problems.

Below are signs you may need to step up on your vitamins intake.


Anaemia occurs due to a lack of healthy red blood cells. Anaemia is linked to the deficiency in folate, vitamin B-12 and vitamin C.

Night blindness

Blurred vision, inability to see in low light or darkness may be signs that you are not taking enough vitamin A.

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Fatigue, breathlessness

Constant feeling of tiredness and breathlessness, numbness, poor balance and memory could be symptoms of vitamins B12 and E deficiency.

Mouth ulcer

Sores in and around the mouth may partly be linked to an insufficient intake of iron or B vitamins.

Soft bones
Calcium is needed for strong and healthy bones and teeth and muscles.

If your bones sprain at any slight move or a lot of body ache, consider increasing your vitamin D intake.

Poor blood clotting

Does your injury refuse to stop bleeding? That’s a sign you need more vitamin K in your diet.

If you experience one or more of these signs, consult a doctor for medical advice.

Source: The Cable Lifestyle

Sunday Akinseye

is the Lifestyle Editor at dkmngr. he is a blogger, and social media addict.