Vitamin A Is Retinol And a List Of Other Vitamins With Their Alter Egos

 Sometimes it is hard to know what vitamins and supplements you are taking because the vitamin has 2 maybe 3 other names.  Here is a list of common vitamins and their different names:

Vitamin C:  ascorbic Acid

Vitamin B1:  thiamine

Vitamin B2:  riboflavin

Vitamin B3:  niacin, niacinamide, nicotinic acid, vitamin PP

Vitamin B6:  pyridoxine

Vitamin B12:  cobalamin, cyanocobalamin

Vitamin D:  calciferol

Vitamin E:  tocopherol

Iron:  ferrous fumarate, ferrous gluconate, ferrous sulphate

Folate:  folic acid, vitamin B9

The list taken from Arthritis Today:  September/October 2012

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