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Beriberi

name of thiamine deficiency disease

Pork / Ham

a food unusually rich in thaimin

Ultraviolet Light

exposure to this leads to destruction of riboflavin

Dairy

a food source that supplies a substantial amount of peoples riboflavin intake

Riboflavin

deficiency of this vitamin leads to cracks and redness at corners of the mouth

Tryptophan

used for synthesis of niacin

Corn

over consumption of this food has resulted in pellagra

Niacin

high doses are known to lower LDL cholesterol

Biotin

deficiency of this vitamin is induced by feeding raw egg whites

Pantathenic Acid

this vitamin is a component of acetyl-CoA

B6

toxicity from this vitamin is known to cause nerve damage and inability to walk

Folate

prevention of neural tube defects is related to increased intake of this substance by pregnant women

Anemia

one of the first symptoms of folate deficiency

B12

required to maintain nerve fiber sheath

Intrinsic Factor

required for absorption of vitamin B12

Choline

a conditionally essential nutrient

Ascorbic Acid

the antiscorbutic factor

Collagen

Vitamin C is required for the synthesis of this substance

Iron Overload

Excess intake of vitamin c may aggravate this disorder

Broccoli

a concentrated source of vitamin C

Retinal Binding Protein

Transport protein of vitamin A

Vitamin A

promotes bone dismantling prior to bone growth

Xerophthalmia

condition that results from severe vitamin A deficiency

Keratin

the protein of hair and nails

Acne

chronic inflammation of skin follicles and oil producing glands

Carotene

pigment in carrots and pumpkins

Cholesterol

precusor for vitamin D sythesis

Rickets

Vitamin D deficiency disease in children

osteomalacia

vitamin D deficiency in adults

hypercalcemia

term denoting high blood calcium

Vitamin E

may be benficial for treating fibrocytic breast disease

Erythrocyte hemolysis

vitamin E deficiency disorder in premature infants

Vegetable Oils

typical food source of vitamin E

Hemolytic

type of anemia prevented by vitamin E

Vitamin K

substance that promotes synthesis of prothtombin

Coagulation

another term for blood clotting

Antibiotics

use of this increases the risk for vitamin K deficiency

Anticoagulant

substance that prevents clotting of the blood

Menadione

sythetic form of Vitamin K

Green Leafy Vegetables

food source of Vitamin K

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