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50 Cards in this Set

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vitamin A deficiency
night blindness
thiamin deficiency
beriberi (I can't, I can't)
vitamin D deficiency
rickets (children)
vitamin E deficiency in babies
erythroeyte hemolysis
excess vitamin A
damages liver
large doses of vitamin B6
can't walk and numbness in legs
folate deficiency
tube damage
Niacin deficiency
inablility to absorb vitamin B12
impaired absorption
vitamin D deficiency
adults- osteomacia
vitamin C deficiency
scurvy-bleeding of gums
most economical source of energy, known as sugars and starches
most concentrated source of body energy, carries fat soluble vitamins
helps the body build and repair body tissues
helps eyes adjust to dim light, deep yellow fruits and begs and dark green leafybegs are key sources
Vit A
the skin makes this vitamin from the sunlight and helps the body use calcium and phosphorus
Vit D
protects vit A and fatty acids from damage by oxygen and found in vegs oils and wheat germ
Vit E
necessary for normal blood clotting
Vit K
helps the body obtain energy from carbs and needed for a healthy nervous system and enriched and whole grain breads and cereals and pork are key sources
helps the body break down carbs, proteins and fats and enriched and whold grain breads and cereals and milk products are key sources
helps the body break down carbs, proteins and fats, needed for a heathy nervous system enriched and whoe grain breads and cereals and peanuts are good sources
helps build red blood cells and form genetic material and found in dark green leafy vegs and enriched and whole wheat bread
helps form collagen which keeps blood vessels strong and found in citrus fruits and broccoli
vit C
helps build and maintain healthy bones and teeth and found in dairy products and salmon
helps make good red blood cells and carry oxygen in the blood and found in liver and egg yolks
helps the thyroid gland work properly found in iodized table salt
important in growth, reproduction and healing wounds
helps maintain the fluid babance in the body found mainly in salt
helps miantain normal muscle action often eating babanas reduces muscle cramping
activates enzymes and helps make fats and glycogen
synthesizes DNA to divide newe cells
helps keep skin and nervous system healthy and good digestion
promotes growth
pantothenic acid
helps relaease energy from carbs, fats,proteins
helps in energy metabolism
helps form good eye sight and epithelia tissue
vit A
synthesizes non essential amino acids
vit B6
helps growth nerve tissue and blood cells
vit B12
helps form cooagen increase iron and and calcium
vit C
helps regualte levels of calcium in blood
vit D
helps immune and nervous systems
vit E
helps clott blood
vit K
1) helps ntrient metabolism
2) energy production and release
3) tissue maintenance
4)normal digestion
5)infection resistance
five basic functions of vitamins
insufficient amount of a vitamin in the diet and the failure of the body to absorb vitamins
2 mian causes of vitamin deficiencies
provitamin for vitamin A
main function of vitamin E is
3 deficiency sysmptoms shared by B complex vitamins are
inflamed tongue, eye disorders, and mental confusions
people who smoke need more vitamin C because
it destroys it
vitamin supplements are recommended for
pregnate women, infants, and old people
keeping freezer temp at 0 degrees, store canned foods in cool and dry areas, sote milk in opaque containers, store vegs in beg crisper in frig, and wrap vut foods
five ways to prevent vitamin losses