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SOURCES OF THE B VITAMINS
MEATS
GRAINS, WHOLE OR ENRICHED
DAIRY PRODUCTS
DARK GREEN VEGETABLES
EGGS

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WATER SOLUBLE AND FAT SOLUBLE VITAMINS?

WATER SOLUBLE VITAMINS DISSOLVE IN WATER & WILL LEACH OUT INTO THE WATER WHEN COOKED.

FAT SOLUBLE DISSOLVE IN FAT.


PRIMARY FUNCTION OF VITAMINS

TO REGULATE & ENABLE BODY PROCESSES

B VITAMINS DEFICIENCIES

WEAKENED NERVOUS SYSTEM
UNHEALTHY SKIN
NAUSEA
ANEMIA

VITAMINS OTHER FUNCTIONS
AIDS IN HEALTHY SKIN & MEMBRANES
AIDS IN EYESIGHT
AIDS IN BONE FORMATION
AIDS IN MUSCLE FUNCTION
HELPS KEEP THE IMMUNE SYSTEM STRONG
AND ON AND ON AND ON AND ON AND ON......


TYPES OF VITAMINES:

WATER SOLUBLE VITAMINS: C & B VITAMINS

FAT SOLUBLE VITAMINS: A, D, E, K

SOURCES OF VITAMIN C

CITRUS FRUITS, STRAWBERRIES, BROCCOLI, CABBAGE, TOMATOES, DARK LEAFY GREENS

VITAMIN K DEFICIENCY

BLOOD WILL NOT CLOT AS WELL


WHAT IS THE NICKNAME OF VITAMIN D & WHY?

THE SUNSHINE VITAMIN BECAUSE OUR BODIES CAN PRODUCE VITAMIN D WHEN OUR SKIN IS EXPOSED TO THE SUN.


VITAMIN C DEFICIENCY

SCURVY: BLEEDING GUMS
WOUNDS REQUIRE A LONG TIME TO HEAL

SOURCES OF VITAMIN K

WHOLE GRAINS
DARKY LEAFY GREENS
LIVER
MILK
EGGS

SOURCES OF VITAMIN E

VEGETABLE OILS (PEANUT, CORN, ETC.)
LEAFY GREEN VEGETABLES
WHOLE GRAINS & NUTS


WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FAT SOLUBLE AND WATER SOLUBLE VITAMINS?

WATER SOLUBLE ARE NEEDED ON A DAILY BASIS BECAUSE THEY ARE NOT STORED IN THE BODY.

FAT SOLUBLE VITAMINS ARE POTENTIALLY TOXIC BECAUSE THEY ARE STORED IN THE BODY.

SOURCES OF VITAMIN D

FORTIFIED MILK
FISH OIL
SUNSHINE

SOURCES OF VITAMIN A

LIVER
EGG YOLK
YELLOW-ORANGE FRUITS & VEGETABLES


DEFICIENCY OF VITAMIN D


RICKETS (SOFT BONES)

DEFICIENCY VITAMIN A

NIGHT BLINDNESS