Vitamins

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  • Created on: 28-05-18 13:19
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  • Vitamins
    • Vitamin A
      • Fat soluble
      • Sources
        • Carrots, apricots
      • Functions in body
        • Ability to see in dim light, healthy respiratory tract, growth
      • Deficency
        • Night blindness, poor growth
    • Vitamin C(Ascorbic Acid)
      • Water soluble
      • Sources
        • Oranges, grapefruit, blackcurrants, peppers, liver
      • Deficency
        • Scurvy-Teeth fall out, gums bleed, slow wound healing
    • Vitamin D
      • Sources
        • Sunshine, animal fats, fortified fats
      • Fat soluble
      • Deficency
        • Rickets(children) Osteoporosis (Adults)
      • Functions in body
        • Formation of bones and teeth
    • Vitamin E
      • Fat soluble
      • Sources
        • Butter, margarine, eggs, meat ,liver
      • Function in body
        • Good skin, oxidising agent
    • Vitamin K
      • Fat soluble
      • Sources
        • Eggs, milk, green leafy veg
      • Functions
        • Blood clots properly

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