Vitamins Notes For SSC CGL and MTS Exam

Dear Students, As SSC CGL Tier-I 2017 is going to be conducted in the month of June/July. For GA Part will are providing all types of topics and notes. Today, in this post we are providing to you study Notes on “Vitamins” for SSC CGL and MTS Exam. Sometimes questions are asked from this topic as well, So memorize all these names and score better in the exam. 

Vitamins, Their Sources and Diseases Caused
Due to Their Deficiencies

Name of the vitamin
Main source
Disease caused due to
their deficiencies
Vitamin A
Milk, carrot, dark leafy greens, fish, dried apricots, etc.
Night blindness, dryness of skin (Dermatitis)
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
pulses, peas
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
Liver, spinach, mushrooms, milk
Cracking of skin , reddish eye
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
Fish, beef
liver, vegetables
Anaemia ,dermatitis
Niacin (Nicotinic acid)
Peas, tomato, eggs
Pellagra and glossitis
Folic Acid
leafy vegetables, meat, egg, dried beans ,nuts
and in pregnant birth defects
Pentothenic Acid
 meat, yeast , pork
,yogurt ,fish eggs
Premature graying of hair, burning feet syndrome
Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)
liver, meat ,milk
Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid)
Lemons, oranges, fresh fruits and vegetables
Scurvy, sore mouth and gums bleeding
Vitamin D (Calciferol)
products, sun rays, eggs, oily fish, milk
diseases of the bones, rickets in children, osteomalacia
Vitamin E (Tocopherol)
Milk , soyabeans, egg yolk , butter
Interferes with reproduction and causes abortion and menstrual
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
Fish, peas
and green vegetables
Causes the
delayed clotting of blood


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