Unformatted text preview: n cause hemorrhagic disease. Also important in synthesis of bone proteins. Deficiency is rare. Maybe a problem with Deficiency newborns. newborns. High intakes can reduce effectiveness of High anticoagulant medications. anticoagulant Toxicity symptoms include red cell hemolysis, Toxicity jaundice, and brain damage. jaundice, Food Source of Vitamin K B Vitamins Assist in energy-yielding processes but DO NOT Assist provide energy. provide Include: Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate, B12, B-6, Biotin, and Pantothenic acid. Each B vitamin act as part of co-enzymes (small Each molecules that work with enzymes to promote enzyme activity) enzyme Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Biotin, and Thiamin, Pantothenic acid are part of a coenzyme used to produce energy. produce Folate and B-12 are important for cell division. B-6 is important for metabolizing amino acids. Folate Active in cell division. Important for women of all child bearing years. RDA is 400 ug per day. Most vulnerable vitamin to interactions with Most...
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