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Nutrition Chapter 7

All fat soluble vitamins have the potential for_____due to their ability to be stored in the body for long periods of time
absorption of fat soluble vitamins are dependent on the bodies ability to absorb_______
dietary fat
clients with what diseases will cause a risk for deficiency
crohn's disease, cystic fibrosis, celiac disease, intestinal bypass
clients with ______disease should be careful not to take more than the recommended amount because of build up of the fat soluble vitamin
Vitamin A contributes to
vision health, tissue strength and growth, embryonic development
Vitamin deficiency results in
vision changes, xerophthalmia ( dryness and thickening of the conjunctiva), and changes in the epithelial cells (especially in the mouth and vaginal mucosa
food sources of Vitamin A are
fish liver oils, egg yolks, butter, cream, and dark yellow/orange fruits and vegetables (carrots, yams, apricots, squash, cantaloupe)
Vitamin D contributes to
utilization of calcium and phosphorus, and aids in skin repair
Vitamin D deficiency results in
bone demineralization, extreme deficiency results in rickets
excess consumption of vitamin D can result in
sunlight enables the body to
synthesize vitamin D
Vitamin D food sources are
fortified milk, cod liver oil, and eggs
Vitamin E contributes to
preserve muscles and red blood cells, maintain the myelin sheath
Vitamin E deficiency results in
hemolytic anemia, affects the nerve fibers that influence walking and vision
Vitamin E food sources are
vegetable oils and certain nuts
Vitamin K contributes to
blood clotting and bone maintenance
Vitamin K deficiency results in
increased bleeding time
Vitamin K food sources are
some oils, liver, leafy green vegetables (spinach, broccoli, cabbage)
Vitamin K is used as an antidote for
excess anticoagulants (warfarin, coumadin)
Vitamins are organic substances that are required in ______
minute quantities
Vitamins ______ become part of your body structure
do not
People who take vitamins should limit their intake to_________ of the RDA in a multivitamin product
people who synthetic vitamins in fortified foods or supplements are recommended for are
women capable of becoming pregnant and individuals older than 50 years old
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deficiency in vitamin d causes what
which vitamins are water soluble
B, C
the vitamin that essential to the synthesis of blood clotting factors is
vitamin K
which of the food groups would be the best sources of carotene
apricots, cantaloupe, squash
In general, individuals who elect to take a vitamin supplement should
limit the amount to 150% of the RDA levels
Vitamins are organic substances required for_______reactions
there are 2 classes of vitamins
water soluble
fat soluble
water soluble makes up which vitamins
vitamins C and the b complex
fat soluble makes up which vitamins
vitamins yield _____usable energy for the body
vitamin C aids in
tissue building, metabolic reactions (wound and fracture healing), collagen formation, adrenaline production, iron absorption, conversion of folic acid, cellular adhesion
vitamin C is found in
citrus fruits (oranges, lemons), tomatoes, peppers, green leafy vegetables, and strawberries
_____and illness increase the need for vitamin c
vitamin C deficiency results in
scurvy, hemorrhagic disease with diffuse tissue bleeding, painful limbs/joints, weak bones, swollen gums/loose teeth
sources of b vitamins almost always include__________ unprocessed or enriched grains
leafy green vegetables
Thiamin B1 aids in
proper digestion, peristalsis, provides energy to smooth muscles, glands, the CNS, and blood vessels
thiamin deficiency results in
beriberi, gastrointestinal symptoms, cardiovascular problems
thiamin is found in
in almost all plant and animal tissues, especially meat, grains, and legumes
riboflavin B2 aids in
growth and tissue healing
riboflavin deficiency results in
cheilosis (manifestations include scales and cracks on the lips and mouth), smooth/swollen red tongue, dermatitis in the skin folds
riboflavin is found in
milk, meats, green leafy vegetables
niacin B3 aids in
metabolism of fats, glucose, and alcohol
niacin deficiency results in
pellagra (sun sensitive skin lesions), gastrointestinal and neurological symptoms
niacin is found in
beef liver, nuts, legumes, whole grain, enriched breads and cereals
pantothenic acid B5 aids in
biological reactions (energy production, catabolism, synthesis of fatty acids, phospholipids, cholesterol, steroid hormones, neurotransmitters acetylcholine)
pantothenic acid deficiency results in
anemia, CNS changes, deficiency unlikely due to diverse availability of foods available
pantothenic acid is found in
organ meats, egg yolk, avocados, cashew, nuts and peanuts, brown rice, soy, lentils, broccoli, milk
pyroxidine B6 aids in
cellular function, synthesis of hemoglobin, neurotransmitters, niacin
pyroxidine deficiency results in
anemia and CNS disturbances
pyroxidine is found in
widespread food sources, organ meats, and grains
______ intake of supplements may cause sensory neuropathy
biotin aids in
coenzyme used in fatty acid synthesis, amino acid metabolism, and the formation of glucose
biotin deficiency results in
rare, but results in neurological symptoms such as depression, fatigue, rashes on the skin, especially on the face you can have a "biotin deficient face"
biotin is found in
eggs, milk, and dark leafy green vegetables
folate aids in (folic acid is the synthetic form)
hemoglobin and amino acid synthesis, cellular reproduction, prevention of neural tube defects in utero
folate deficiency results in
megaloblastic anemia, CNS disturbances, fetal neural tube defects
folate is found in
liver, dark leafy green vegetables, citrus fruit, whole grain products, legumes
cobalamin aids in
production of red blood cells
cobalamin deficiency results in
pernicious anemia, seen mostly in strict vegetarians(b12 found solely in foods of animal origin) and those with the absence of intrinsic factor needed for the absorption of B12
cobalamin is found in
beef liver, shellfish, and fortified grains
clients who are unable to be out in sunlight can increase their intake of vitamin D by consuming
eggs and fortified milk
an older adult is prescribed warfarin(coumadin) an anticoagulant, due to a previous heart attack. due to the clotting effects associated with vitamin k, the nurse should advise the client to limit the intake of