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What are the Anti-Oxidants & what do they do?
ACE - they eat up free radicals in the body. They produce a neutral charge by taking the electron. Too many anti-oxidants make a pro-oxidant, which destroys and oxidizes DNA
What are the vitamins that are apart of RBC Formation?
B6, B12, Folic Acid
What are the Fat soluble Vitamins?
Can fat soluble vitamins be harmful?
YES, because they are stored in the body, not flushed.
What does Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) do in regards to energy?
Produces TDP to stabilize glycogen to glucose
What does Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) do in regards to energy?
What does Vitamin B3 (Niacin) do in regards to energy?
What does Pantothenic Acid do in regards to energy?
Co-enzyme a --> when pyruvate to Acetyl Co-A
What does Biotin do in regards to energy?
All over the board.
What does Follic Acid do?
Prevents natal defects
What can be dangerous for a smoker to ingest?
What vitamins are found in Fruits and Vegetables?
Vitamin A, Vitamin C
What vitamins are found in Grains?
Vitamin B, Vitamin A precursors
What vitamins are found in dairy?
Vitamin D, Riboflavin
What vitamins are found in Meat?
Vitamin B12, iron, Zinc
What is the recommended intake of Ca++
2500 / day
What does vitamin D3 do?
functions like a hormone, plays large part in calcium regulation in the body
What is the active form of vitamin D?
What does Vitamin K do?
Made in the gut, cannot be synthesized. Coagulant.
What must be present in order to breakdown Vitamin B12?