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25 Cards in this Set

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What is Vitamin A?
Functions: keeps eyes, skin, hair, teeth, and gums healthy

Sources: Milk, cheese, egg yolk, green and yellow veggies, liver, and fruits
What is Vitamin D?
Functions: Necessary for formation of bones and teeth

Sources: Diary products, fish-liver oils, tuna, and egg yolk
What is Vitamin K?
Functions: Necessary for normal blood clotting

Sources: Leafy, green veggies, liver, cheese, and pork
What is Vitamin B1? (Thiamin)
Fuctions: Necessary for function of nerves

Sources: Whole-grain cereals and breads, poultry, eggs, wheat germ, and pasta
What is Vitamin B12?
Functions: Necessary for formation of red blood cells

Sources: Beef, poultry, fish, eggs, cheese, and milk
What is Vitamin C? (Ascorbic Acid)
Functions: Helps heart cells, and muscles function

Sources: Citrus fruits, green veggies, potatoes, tomatoes, and cantaloupe
What is Vitamin B3? (Riboflavin)
Functions: Helps body use energy

Sources: Yeast, wheat germ, fish, eggs, milk, and cheese
What is Vitamin B6?
Functions: Helps body use fats and take in protein

Sources: Liver, whole grains, veggies
What is Vitamin E?
Functions: Helps form and maintain cells

Sources: Green veggies, whole-grain cereals and breads, and nuts
What is Folacin?
Functions: Necessary for formation of hemoglobin in red blood cells; necessary for production of genetic material

Sources: Green veggies, liver, whole-grain cereals and breads, and nuts
What is Vitamin B2?
Functions: Necessary for function of nerve cells; necessary for a healthy appetite; helps cells produce energy

Sources: Milk, eggs, whole-grain products, leafy, green veggies, dried beans, enriched breads, cereals, and pasta
What is Biotin?
Functions: Necessary for normal metabolism of carbohydrates and other B vitamins

Sources: Organ meats, egg yolks, green veggies, dried beans, bananas, peanuts, and some fruits
What is Pantothenic acid?
Functions: Necessary for production fo RNA, DNA, and normal red blood cells

Sources: Liver, kidney, milk, yeast, wheat germ, whole-grain cereals and breads, and green veggies
What is Calcium?
Functions: Builds up bones and teeth

Sources: Milk, cheese, legumes, soybean products, clams, oysters, and leafy, green veggies
What is Magnesium?
Functions: Necessary for chemcial reactions during metabolism

Sources: Milk, dairy products, and leafy, green veggies
What is Phosphorus?
Functions: Builds bones, teeth, and cells

Sources: Milk, whole-grain cereals, meats, poultry, legumes, cheese
What is Potassium?
Functions: Keeps fluids balanced within cells

Sources: Whole-grain cereals and breads, green veggies, legumes, and fruit
What is Sodium?
Functions: Necessary for water balance in cells and tissues and for nerve cell conduction

Sources: Table salt, high salt meats, cheese, crackers
What is Sulfur?
Functions: Builds, hair, nails, and skin

Sources: Meats, milk, eggs, legumes, nuts, cheese, and brown sugar
What is Copper?
Functions: Necessary for production of hemoglobin in red blood cells

Sources: Red meat, liver, seafood, whole grains, poultry, nuts, and legumes
What is Iodine?
Functions: Necessary for production of the thyroid gland hormone

Sources: Iodized salt, milk, cheese, fish, whole-grain cereals and breads
What is Iron?
Functions: Aids red blood cells

Sources: Liver, red meats, fish, eggs, leumes, and whole-grain cereals
What is Manganese?
Functions: Aids in synthesis of cholesterol and normal function of nerve tissue

Sources: Whole-grain products, leafy, green veggies, fruits, legumes, and nuts
What is Zinc?
Functions: Necessary for digestive enzymes and healing of wounds

Sources: Seafood, red meats, milk, poultry, eggs, whole-grain breads and cereals
What are the 9 Components of Physical Fitness?
Reaction Time
Cardiorespiratory Endurance