More nutrition terms

Vitamin A: A nutrient that helps cells grow, helps maintain mucous membranes and helps your eyes adapt to changes in light.
Vitamin C: A nutrient that helps form connective tissue -- the tissue that holds your body cells together. Vitamin C also helps wounds heal.
Vitamin E: This nutrient helps keep important chemicals in your body from oxydizing, or breaking down. Antioxidants like Vitamin E help prevent later-life health problems, such as heart disease and cancer.
Vitamin D: A nutrient that helps your body use calcium. Your body makes Vitamin D when you go out in the sun. You can also get this vitamin from fortified milk and cereals.
Vitamin K: A nutrient that helps your blood clot properly.