Vitamins_Lecture_Outline

Vitamins_Lecture_Outline - HNF 150 Lecture Outline VITAMINS...

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Unformatted text preview: HNF 150 Lecture Outline VITAMINS I. What is a Vitamin? A. Types of vitamins: Fat-soluble = Water-soluble = B. How Vitamin Recommendations are Set = 1 HNF 150 Lecture Outline II. Fat Soluble Vitamins II. Fat Soluble Vitamins: Found in fats and oils of foods Require __bile____ for absorption Absorbed by the ___lymph____ Travel through the body associated with protein carriers Stored in _____ and _______ until needed The body can survive ________ without consuming fat soluble vitamins Can be ______ if take in too much Diverse roles in body A. Vitamin A 1. Facts _____ fat-soluble vitamin to be discovered 3 forms of vitamin A are active in the body o retinal o retinol - stored in the liver o retinoic acid Plants contain precursors = 2 HNF 150 Lecture Outline 2. Functions = Vision, immune system, maintenance of body linings and...
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Vitamins_Lecture_Outline - HNF 150 Lecture Outline VITAMINS...

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