As your body goes through diffrent stages of life it requires a balanced level of vitamins within your system for normal growth and development. In total there are 13 vitamins that you body needs Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K. These can all be acquired from foods you eat in your diet. The body also produces Vitamin D and Vitamin K. Each vitamin has a specific job within the human body and a balanced diet is normally sufficient to get enough vitamins. However this may not always be the case and the addition of vitamin supplements within your diet may be required. It is important to maintain healthy vitamin levels in the body as most vitamins facilitate many of the body’s mechanisms and preform functions which can not be preformed by any other nutrients. Research on the effects of vitamins has shown their ability to not only treat but to also prevent various diseases such as high cholestrol levels, heart problems aswell as skin and eye disorders. Supplements are recommended to be taken as part of a balanced healthy diet and it is also adviced speaking to a qualified medical expert before incorporating any supplement to your diet to avoid any adverse issues.