vitamins and minerals

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retinol
vitamin A, carrots, aids night vision, night blindness, toxic in large quantities
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asordic acid
vitamin c, fruit,grape fruit, tomatoes- helps healing, repair maintenance- scurvy, spongy gums
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Cholecalciferol (sunny d)
vitamin D, sunlight- strengthens bones and teeth, helps calcuim be absorbed- ricets in babies or osteomalacia in old people
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tacopherols (captain Oile)
vitamin E, oily products,nuts- protects cells against free radicals
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Nathoquinones (kale)
vitamin k, green veg,dairy products,meat-healing(clotting blood in cuts)- rare! made in body, easily bruised
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Thiamine
vitamin b1, red meat-converts catbs to engery,nervous system spinal and brain growth- nerve damage, death, beriberi
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Riboflavin
vitamin b2, cereals, all animals- releasing energy from food, helps hormones-blood shot eyes, dry lips, skin disorder
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Iron
red meat-haemoglobin,moves oxygen around blood
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calcuim
milk-strengthens bones and teeth
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zinc
nuts-helps growth-Chronic liver&kidney disease
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soduim
same as potassium salt-
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phosphorus
same as calcuim- milk -bones,teeth
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potassium
same as soduim, potatoes-to much kidney disease
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iodine
fish(seafood)-thyroid gland- d=goitre
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