Unformatted text preview: The amounts of vitamins and minerals are at the minimum amount to leave room for our food intake. However, if a person does not follow directions and they take more than the recommended dose they could run into trouble. What are the consequences of toxicity? There are different consequences depending on which vitamin has been taking at toxic levels. Toxicity from some vitamins can even cause death. One of the consequences of toxicity is, Hypervitaminosis A which causes, liver failure, reduced bone density, blurred vision, hair loss, and vomiting. This is caused by taking too much vitamin A. Another consequence is Hypercalcemia which is caused by taking too much vitamin D. Toxicity can cause permanent consequences....
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course SCI 241 241 taught by Professor Donna during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10