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how are vitamins and minerals distinguished from each other?

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Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
Vitamins & Minerals: One of the major differences between vitamins and minerals is that minerals are generally inorganic compounds. On the other hand, vitamins are normally complex organic compounds that serve as catalysts for essential reactions in the body.
Answered on May 9, 2013

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