Essential vitamins include the water-soluble B-vitamins, water soluble vitamins C, and fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, K, and represent a diverse group of required dietary consituents our body's can no longer intrinsically synthesize de novo and mandate dietary and/or supplemental in-take. Marginal or subclinical deficiencies of essential vitamins has been recently acknowledged by the US government as having negative impacts on health. This addresses the "other" not-so-well-known roles of selected essential vitamins including epigenetic post-translational modifications and their synergistic co-dependent relationships with other essential vitamins to optimize biochemical function.
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