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Vitamins Chapter 8 NTR 100 Professor Davis, MBA
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Vitamins Vitamins- essential organic substances needed in small amounts in the diet for normal function, growth, and maintenance of the body Fat soluble vitamins- dissolve in fats and substances Vitamins A, D, E, and K Water soluble vitamins- dissolve in water Vitamins B and C
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Fat-Soluble Vitamins Vitamin A – Retinoids- pre-formed Vitamin A found in foods of animal origin – Carotenoids- found in plants (fruits and vegetables) Vitamin A Vision: Night blindness, inability to produce mucus, eye infection/ dry eyes, Macular degeneration Other Cells: great risk of bacteria infection (surfaces of lungs, intestines, stomach, vagina, urinary tract, bladder, eyes, and skin) Growth, Development, and Reproduction: Stunted growth, bone growth, inability to reproduce Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Consume at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day to reduce risk Cancer Prevention: Prostate Cancer is most common among North American men Acne: Tretinoin and 13-cis retinoic acid found in Vitamin A
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2010 for the course HEALTH 100 taught by Professor Mrs.davis during the Spring '10 term at S. Alabama.

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