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Vitammins & Minerals

This is a list of all the vitamins and minerals that we (Baldwin School of PR 8th grade) mus study for our next health test.
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A
eyes, skin, bones, teeth
D
absorption of calcium and phosphorus in the intestine, bones, teeth
E
protects cell membranes from free radicals
K
blood clotting
B1
produce energy from carbs, nervous system
B2
produce energy from carbs, growth, skin
B3
produce energy from carbs, fat, protein, nervous system, skin
B5
produce energy from carbs, fat, protein
B6
protein metabolism, hemoglobin, nervous system
B12
forming cells, nervous system
Folate
forming cells, prevent birth defects
Biotin
metabolism
C
gums, teeth, healing, absorption of iron, antioxidant
Calcium
bones, teeth, nerve impulses, muscle contraction, blood clotting
Chromium
regulates blood sugar
Copper
production of bone, red blood cells, absorption of iron
Fluoride
strengthens tooth enamel, prevents cavities
Iodine
thyroid hormones, cell function
Iron
hemoglobin
Magnesium
bone growth, metagbolism, muscle contraction
Potassium
fluid balance, nerve impulses, muscle contraction
Phosphorus
born formation, cell reproduction
Selenium
heart, antioxidant, thyroid
Sodium
water balance in cells and tissues for transmissions of nerve impulses
Sulfur
protein metabolism
Zinc
growth, healing, production of digestive enzymes