Micronutrition Part 1 – Vitamins and Minerals

by  Dr Rupy Aujla07 Oct 2015

This is my first nutrition video on micronutrients.

Click here to view on The Doctor’s Kitchen YouTube channel.

After 5 minutes you should have a broad understanding of what vitamins and minerals ACTUALLY are and why they’re essential to our diet. To find out more about their uses in medicine and health promotion, click on the informative links below!

I’ll be doing a Micronutrition blog post on the website too, so watch out for that!


Chemical Structures

Vitamin A (retinol, retinal, retinoic acid, carotenes)

Vitamin B1 (thiamin, thiamine)

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)

Vitamin B3 (niacin)

Vitamin B5 (pantothenic Acid, pantothenate, panthenol)

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine, pyridoxamine, pyridoxal)

Vitamin B7 (biotin)

Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid, Folate)

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin, cyanocobalamin, hydroxocobalamin)

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)

Vitamin D (calciferol, cholecalciferol, ergocholecalciferol)

Vitamin E (tocopherols, tocotrienols)

Vitamin K (phylloquinones, menaquinones)


by Dr Rupy Aujla


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