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VITAMINS: FOOD NUTRITION AND HEALTH
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Which vitamins can be stored
Fat soluble vitamins A,D,E,K
What is vitamin A for?
good eyesight, growth, healthy immune system, healthy skin
Where is vitamin A found?
Retinol, carotene, margarine, liver, butter, oily fish, eggs
Deficiency of vitamin A
night blindness, weak immune system, stunted growth
Excess vitamin A
What is vitamin D for?
absorb calcium, healthy teeth, healthy bones
Where is vitamin D found?
oily fish, eggs, sunlight
Deficiency of vitamin D
bone disease, osteop0rosis, rickets, osteomalacia
Excess vitamin D
What is vitamin E for?
healthy skin, healthy eyes, healthy immune system
Where is vitamin E found?
leafy greens, broccoli, nuts, vegetable oils, wheat germ
Deficiency of vitamin E
weak muscles, sight issues
Excess vitamin E
nausea, interfere with blood clotting, blurred vision
Why do we need vitamin K?
clot blood, heal wounds, maintain immune system, help bones
Where is vitamin K found?
cereals, leafy greens, vegetable oils, meats
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