Vitamins

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  • Vitamins
    • Vitamin A
      • Liver, egg, margarine, dark green leafy vegetables and red fruits and vegetables
      • Vision problems, dry skin, slow growth in children
      • Orange tint to skin
      • Healthy eyes and bone growth
    • Vitamin D
      • Margarine, breakfast cereal and sun light
      • Strong teeth and bones
      • Rickets, osteoporosis, poor development of a unborn child
      • Can be poisonous
    • Folic Acid
      • Dark green leafy vegetables, pulses and bananas
      • Makes red blood cells
      • Neural tube defects
      • N/A
    • Vitamin C
      • Citrus fruits, green vegetables and blackcurrents
      • Helps iron abdorbtion
      • Scurvy, slow healing of wounds
      • Water soluble, lost in urine
    • Vitamin B complex
      • Wholegrain, cereal yeast, meat
      • Releases energy
      • Not stored in the body
      • Shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, loss of feeling or pain in hands and feet, difficulty speaking and vomitting
  • Source
    • Function
  • Deficiency
    • Excess

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