The Origin of Vitamins and How They Got Their Names

On a recent episode of SciShow, host Hank Green explains the history of vitamins, the difference between fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamins and how they got their strange confusion of names.

With history in this case that history is chock-full have mistaken assumptions and as we’ve correct those mistakes we ended up with the alphanumeric soup that we call vitamins today.