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WATER-SOLUBLE VITAMINS *Directly move into the bloodstream after being absorbed. *Once in the blood, they travel freely *Needed in frequent doses (1-3 days) *The kidneys removes excess through urine *Possible to reach toxic levels when comsumed from supplements Vitamin Major Function RDA or Adequate Intake Dietary Source Deficiency Symptoms Toxicity Symptoms Thiamin (Vitamin B1) Coenzyme of energy metabolism – breaking down of nutrients Nerve memory integrity 1.1 – 1.2mg Pork Whole grains Enriched grains Beriberi Muscle weakness and wasting of wet lower extremities Heart failure and edema None Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) Coenzyme of energy metabolism 1.1 – 1.3mg Milk products enriched grains eggs cracks at corners of mouth sensitivity to light eye disorders None Niacin (Vitamin B3, nicotinic acid, nicotinamide) Coenzyme of energy metabolism 14 – 16mg Proteins food Enriched grains Make from tryptophan Pellegra
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