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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