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Uses of Vitamin A
-visual health incl. adaption to light
Uses of Vitamin A
integrity of mucous membranes
Uses of Vitamin A
promote normal growth & development of teeth and bones
Uses of Vitamin A
maintain night vision
Indications of Vitamin A
malabsorption syndrome
Indications of Vitamin A
facial wrinkles
acne
diaper rash
Sources of Vitamin A
fish oils butter yellow fruits & vegetables milk cheese liver
Uses of Vitamin D
necessary for the absoption of calcium & phosphorous in the intestines
Uses of Vitamin D
calcification of bones
Indications of Vit D
metabolic bone disorders
treat minor burns
chafed skin
diaper rash
Sources of Vit D
eggs liver fish cereals, dairy products, exposure to sunlight
Uses of Vit E
antioxidant
Uses of vit E
protects red blood cells from hemolysis
Uses of vit E
associated with decrease in risk of death from CAD
Indications fo vit E
deficiency
chaffed skin
diaper rash
Sources of Vitamin E
wheat germ oil vegetable oils, leafy vegatables, egg yolk, milk fat
Uses of vit K
essential for the synthesis of blood clotting factor
Uses of vit K
prothrombin in the liver
Indication of vit K
hypoprothrombinemia
Sources of vit K
green vegetables, cabbage, cauliflower, fish liver oils, eggs, milk, meat, bacterial synthesis by normal intestinal flora
Uses of vit B1
essential to normal functioning of the nervous system
Indications of vit B1
malabsorption, alcholism
sources of vit B1
pork products
Uses of B2
promotes metabolsim of carbohydrates, fats, proteins
Uses of B2
synthesis of DNA
Sources of B2
milk, milk products, meats, grains
uses of B3
metabolism of food products,
uses of B3
aids in building tissue proteins
indications of B3
hyperlipoproteinemia
sources of B3
meats, legumes, enriched grains, peanuts
Uses of B6
metabolism of amino acids for the formation of blood
Uses of B6
maintenance of nervous tissue
Indications Vit B6
deficiency, INH poisoning
Sources of Vit B6
chicken, fish, eggs, whole grains
Uses of Vit B9
synthesis of RNA & DNA
Uses of Vit B9
promotes amino acid metabolsim
Uses of Vit B9
promotes formation of red & white blood cells
Uses of Vit B9
promotes healthy fetal development
Indications of Vit B9
megaloblastic & macrocytic anemia, prevention of neural tube defects in the fetus
Sources of Vit B9
green leafy vegetables, milk, eggs,yeast, fortified breads & cereals
Uses of B12
promotes normal function of all cells
Uses of B12
assists with blood formation
Uses of B12
metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, & protein
Indications of B12
pernicious anemia
Sources of B12
fresh shrimp, oysters, milk, eggs, cheese
Uses of vit C
building & maintaining strong tissues for wound healing
uses of vit C
resistance to infections
uses of vit C
enhanced absoprtion of iron
indications of vit C
scurvy, deficiency, wound healing
sources of vit C
citrus fruits, tomatoes, melons, cabbage, strawberries, broccoli
uses of Iron
essential component of blood hemoglobin, used in antibody formation, stored in bone marrow
indication of Iron
iron defiency anemia
sources of Iron
lean red meat, whole grains, egg yolks legumes, raisins
uses of calcium
needed for bone & teeth health
uses of calcium
contraction & relaxation of muscles
uses of calcium
secretion of insulin
indications fo calcium
nutritional supplement
sources of calcium
milk sardines, cheese, salmon, green leafy vegetables, whole grains
uses of potassium
important in maintaing cell structure
uses of potassium
vital in requlating muscle function
uses of potassium
aids in protein synthesis and carbohydrate metabolism
indications of potassium
acid-base balance
sources of potassium
oranges, bananas, prunes red meats, vegetables, milk milk products, yams coffee