Flashcards in Nutrition Vitamins Video FC Deck (34)
What Vitamin is indicated for immune support, dermatitis and eye health?
Vitamin A (Retinol)
What two organ systems are affected with Vitamin A deficiency?
Eye and skin
What are food sources of vitamin A?
Fish, liver, dairy
What are some symptoms of vitamin A toxicity?
Vomiting, weight loss, joint pain
What is the best lab to monitor vitamin A levels?
1. Liver Bx
2. Serum retinol
What are food sources of betacarotene?
What is Beta Carotene indicated for?
Who cannot take Beta Carotene?
Smokers d/t increased risk for cancer
What vitamin is indicated for DM, Neuropathy, Seborrheic dermatitis?
What are some contraindications with Biotin?
Psoriasis (makes it worse)
What vitamin is indicated for alcoholism, neuro issues, fibrocystic breast?
What depletes B1 in the body?
What vitamin is indicated for eye health (cataracts, macular degeneration), migraines, and muscle cramps?
What vitamin is indicated for HLD, DM, migraines, and schizophrenia?
What does niacin do for HLD?
What are some SE from B3?
Flushing, pruritus, redness
What forms of B3 are for psych d/o? What about lipids? What form does not cause flushing?
Amide - psych
Acid - lipids
Inositol hexaniacinate: no flushing
What vitamin is indicated for Adrenal support and allergic rhinitis?
What vitamin is indicated for pain, nausea, PMS, DM, asthma, and depression?
What is a SE caused by B6 and what dose?
peripheral neuropathy (Reversible)
What vitamin is indicated for Megaloblastic anemia, fatigue, depression, memory loss, peripheral neuropathy?
What should you give with B12 to avoid deficiency?
What vitamin is indicated for anemia, PG, cervical dysplasia, CA, neuro d/o, oral dz?
What are some food sources of folic acid?
Liver, Greens (asparagus, broccoli), beets
What vitamin is indicated for CA, immune, colds, CVD, asthma, allergies?
What are the dosages used for immune support? Allergies? CA?
6-10 g (bowel tolerance)
75-125 mg IV
What are some toxicity symptoms of Vit. C?
Dialysis, Diarrhea, Iron overload
What vitamin is indicated for osteoporosis, bone health, hypoparathyroidism, CA?
What's the best form of Vitamin D for absorption?