Multivitamins

Vitamins are essential for the normal growth and development of a multicellular organism. Using the genetic blueprint inherited from its parents, a fetus begins to develop, at the moment of conception, from the nutrients it absorbs. It requires certain vitamins and minerals to be present at certain times. These nutrients facilitate the chemical reactions that produce among other things, skin, bone, and muscle. If there is serious deficiency in one or more of these nutrients, a child may develop a deficiency disease. Even minor deficiencies may cause permanent damage.

For the most part, vitamins are obtained with food, but a few are obtained by other means. For example, microorganisms in the intestine — commonly known as "gut flora" — produce vitamin K and biotin, while one form of vitamin D is synthesized in the skin with the help of the natural ultraviolet wavelength of sunlight. Humans can produce some vitamins from precursors they consume. Examples include vitamin A, produced from beta carotene, and niacin, from the amino acid tryptophan.

Once growth and development are completed, vitamins remain essential nutrients for the healthy maintenance of the cells, tissues, and organs that make up a multicellular organism; they also enable a multicellular life form to efficiently use chemical energy provided by food it eats, and to help process the proteins, carbohydrates, and fats required for respiration.

Multivitamins

Alive Multi-Vitamin for Children, 90 Gummies
Product Description: Alive! Children's Multi-Vitamin Gummies Now your kids can get the same great benefits of Nature's Way Alive Multivitamin...
$13.50
Alive, Multi-Vitamin, 90 Tablets
Alive!™ Max Potency (no iron added) Complete, 3x daily tablet Highest potency Alive! formula in vitamins, minerals and B-complex 100%+...
$18.25
EVE Superior Women's Multivitamin, 120 Vcaps (Now Foods)
NOW Foods EVE™ Superior Women's Multi Capsules Iron-Free Description   Superior Women's Multi With Cranberry, Alpha Lipoic Acid & CoQ10...
$21.00
Liquid Multi-Vitamin, Wild Berry Flavored, 16 fl oz (Now Foods)
High Potency - Fast Absorption Added Phytonutrients Stabilized with Rice Protein Wild Berry Flavor Iron-Free With Xylitol A Dietary Supplement...
$15.50
Multi-Vitamin Kid Vit's Berry Splash (Now Foods)
A Dietary Supplement Vegetarian/Vegan The nutritional needs of a growing child are of considerable importance, especially during their early years....
$12.00
Sea Buddies, Children Multi-Vitamin, Berry, 60 Tablets
Delivers 25 Important Nutrients Splash Berry Flavor Why should children use multivitamins? Because diet may not be enough Many children don't...
$9.25
Sea Buddies, Children Multi-Vitamin, Tropical, 60 Tablets
Delivers 25 Important Nutrients Tropical Splash Flavor Why should children use multivitamins? Because diet may not be enough Many children...
$10.00

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