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Vitamins and Minerals

  • By: Andrew J. Waskey
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Vitamins and mineral are chemical compounds used by the body to metabolize food. Although a part of an organism's food, that is, its nutrients, vitamins and minerals have no calories. They are tiny unseen chemicals in foods nutrients which act as ...

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