Water soluble vitamins

Vitamin B complex and Vitamin C are the only fat soluble vitamins.

Vitamin B complex

Vitamin B1-Thiamine(beriberi)

Thiamine is pyruvate dehydrogenase cofactor,Erythrocyte transketolase levels to test deficiency.

Vitamin B2-Riboflavin

Vitamin B3-Niacin(Pellagra)

Niacin isĀ  formed from tryptophan,deficient in maize eaters.

Vit B5-Pantothenic Acid(CoA)

Vit B6-Pyridoxine(Transamination)

Vit B7-Biotin(Carboxylation reactions)

Vit B9-Folic acid(neural tube defects)

Vit B12-Cyanocobalamine

Vitamin C- Ascorbic acid(scurvy)

All water solube vitamins wash out of the body very easily except B12 and folate which are stored in liver.

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