Micronutrient Table

Micronutrient Table - Nutrient Vitamin A Function Vision,...

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Nutrient Function Deficiency Disease Deficiency Symptoms Excess Best Sources Text Section Vitamin A Vision, cell differentiation, antioxidant (beta- carotene) Night blindness, keratosis Liver toxicity, headaches, bone pain, bone fractures, birth defects Orange/yello w fruits/veggies, dark leafy greens, milk Tissue synthesis/function , antioxidants, bone repair Vitamin D Ca absorption, bone metabolism -Rickets -Csteomalacia -bone malformation in children -weak bones in adults Excess Ca, Ca deposits Sun exposure, fluid milk, fish oils Bone repair Vitamin E Antioxidant Anemia, lowered immune response Wheat germ, whole grains, seed oils (corn, soy) Antioxidants Vitamin K Blood clotting, bone metabolism Defective blood clotting, bone fractures Dark leafy greens Bone repair Vitamin C Collagen synthesis, antioxidant, immune response, enhances iron absorption Scurvy Poor wound healing, bruise easily, scars reopen, teeth fall out Fruits/veggies (dark leafy greens, peppers, potatoes, kiwi, citrus) Tissue
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