Seafood mainly contains vitamin A and vitamin D. Vitamin B6, niacin and thiamin are also found in seafood. Vitamin D helps in the development of bones by taking calcium from the intestine. Vitamin D is also produced from sunlight.
Seafood and Vitamins:
The paucity of vitamin D results in diseases like rickets and osteomalacia. Vitamin A also helps in the prevention of night blindness. Vitamin A also helps in the proper functioning of the eyes. Vitamin A also helps in improving the immunity . Vitamin A helps in the formation of red blood cells.
Vitamin B12 is found in seafood that help in the formation of the myelin sheath of the neuron. Vitamin B12 also diminishes the level of homocysteine in blood that cause arteriosclerosis and other cardiac disorders.
Vitamins in seafood:
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) is found in seafood that acts as the catalyst in the biochemical reactions taking place in human body. Vitamin B6 also helps in the formation of neurotransmitters like dopamine, serotonin, norephinephrine.
Vitamin B6 helps in the formation of hemoglobin.
Thiamine is a water soluble vitamin that is found in the Seafood. Thiamine acts as the co-enzyme for many biochemical reactions.
Thiamine helps in the combination of nucleic acids like Riboucleic acid and Deoxyribonucleic acid.
Niacin or vitamin B3 is required for the proper functioning of the nervous and digestive system . Niacin helps in the liberation of energy from carbohydrates.
Water soluble vitamins are removed from the body through urine. Vitamin B and vitamin C are examples of water soluble. The fat soluble vitamins are stored in the body . Vitamins A,D, E,K are fat soluble.
Vitamins A,,C, E are examples of antioxidants that improve the immunity of the body.