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Date:September 09, 2013

Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and minerals do not provide kcals (calories) but both facilitate release of energy from Carbs (CHO), Proteins and Fats. Vitamins are classified as Fat or Water soluble.

Fat soluable: absorbed with dietary Fat and can be stored in the body. These include Vitamins A, D, E, K.
Water soluable: not stored in the body and excess is excreted in the urine. These include the C and B Vitamins.
Minerals are classified according to thier concentrations and functions in the body.

Minerals – e.g.: Calcium and Magnesium
Trace Minerals – (less abundant) e.g.: Zinc, copper, and iron
Electrolytes -e.g.: Sodium, Potassium and Chloride.

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