JELL�S NOTES-Vitamins

JELL�S NOTES-Vitamins - JELL'S NOTES VITAMINS Fat...

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JELL’S NOTES! 30/03/2008 14:15:00 VITAMINS:     Fat soluble = A, D, E, K  Water soluble = B (Thiamin, Riboflavin, B12, B6, etc.) and Vitamin C vitamin  essential, non-caloric, organic nutrient RDA for vitamins   balance study, 97-98% of population needs FAT SOLUBLE Found in fats and oils of foods Require bile for absorption Absorbed through lymph Travel through body associated with protein carriers Stored in liver and fatty tissue until needed Body can survive weeks without consuming fat soluble vitamins Can be toxic Diverse roles in body     VITAMIN D not essential nutrient, body can produced from sunlight
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hormone; blood calcium and healthy bones immune system, brain, heart, pancreas, skin, reproduction childhood disease associated with Vit. D deficiency = RICKETS osteomalacid in adults, very rare. Women with many children who breastfed  and didn’t eat enough Vitamin D osteoporosis = loss of bone density food sources   milk, salmon, shrimp VITAMIN K blood clotting factor ( K oagulation) bone formation made by intestinal bacteria
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