Which of the following does not describe a vitamin?
Can be synthesized in the body
Vitamins are classified as
fat-soluble and water-soluble.
Identify one function of vitamin D:
aids in the absorption of calcium
Which of the following does not describe fat-soluble vitamins?
Excesses are excreted in the urine.
The leading cause of blindness in the world today (excluding accidents) is a dietary deficiency of
Dark green vegetables such as broccoli and greens are excellent sources of beta-carotene, but the characteristic orange-yellow pigment is not visible
because the dark-green chlorophyll pigment conceals the color.
Vitamin D is called the sunshine vitamin because
exposure to sunlight converts a precursor to vitamin D.
Vitamin E functions as
An important role of vitamin K is the synthesis of
Newborns usually receive an injection of vitamin _________ to protect them until their gastrointestinal tract has matured.
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