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Vitamins definition

Substances that are essential in tiny amounts for growth and activity in the body

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Organic means

Chemical and molecule containing carbon

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What three things can alter or destroy vitamins

Heat certain light and oxygen

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What are vitamins measured in

Microgram and milligram

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What are five things that vitamins help do

Strengthen bones, heal wounds, keep the skin healthy, build cells, resist infection

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Name the four fat soluble vitamins

A, D, E, K

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Name the nine water-soluble vitamins

8B vitamins, vitamin C

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Define fat soluble vitamins and their characteristics

Dissolve and dietary fats stored in the liver and body fat stored in the body not used every day

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Define water soluble vitamins and their characteristics

Dissolve in water not stored in the body. Stored in bloodstream needs to be replaced every day

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Disease caused by lack of vitamin C

Scurvy

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Disease caused by lack of niacin

Pellagra

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The three vitamins that are antioxidants

Vitamin E vitamin C and beta Charitan

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Vitamin D deficiency

Rickets

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Vitamin A

Retinol body tissue, bones and teeth, infections, difficult seeing at night. Orange fruits and vegetables beta-carotene. Fat soluble

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Vitamin D

From sun sun block blocks vitamin D, milk stored in liver. Ages 65 produce half. Cod oil fat soluble

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Vitamin E

Used externally doesn't really help helps the skin hair and nails internally fat-soluble

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Vitamin K

Help stop the flow of blood after cuts helps keep calcium in bones

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Vita is Latin for

Life