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Unformatted text preview: 45 µg/day 45 µg The vitamin and mineral amounts in the multivitamin to my diet, I think are somewhat in the average. Several of the vitamins included in my formula are water soluble meaning that the excess is usually flushed out of my system through urination. These water soluble vitamins include vitamin B and C. Overdoses are more common in vitamins A, D, E, and K as they are fat soluble, and so get stored in the liver before passing through the bloodstream. While nothing in my daily routine puts me at risk for toxicity, the consequences of taking mega doses of the fat soluble vitamins are severe. They include short term symptoms such as: vomiting, double vision, joint pain, cramps, diarrhea, constipation, and long term kidney, liver, and heart damage as well as anemia....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2010 for the course SCI/241 SCI/241 taught by Professor Tierapacklawyer during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10