Vitamins are the complex organic compounds found in some foods which are necessary for the well-being of the entire body. Vitamins are necessary for normal growth, good health, good vision, proper digestion, healthy teeth, gums and bones, and for life to be maintained. Vitamins act as a catalyst in certain chemical reactions of metabolism in our body which lead to normal growth and good health.
Vitamins do not provide energy to our body like carbohydrates and fats. It also not forms body tissues like proteins or minerals. Vitamins are essential in our body in little quantities but their presence is essential in our diet.