Lecture on Vitamins

basic objective of this lecture is to present on Vitamins. The story of vitamin dates back to 18th century. Sailors of this period knew that eating of liver cures a disease called night blindness and Eating of lemons cures another disease called scurvy. Also cod liver oil cures a disease called rickets. A vitamin is an organic compound and a vital nutrient that an organism requires in limited amounts. Vitamins are micronutrients, which are very much essential for growth and for metabolism.