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1

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

2

What are the vitamins that are apart of RBC Formation?

B6, B12, Folic Acid

3

What are the Fat soluble Vitamins?

DEAK

4

Can fat soluble vitamins be harmful?

YES, because they are stored in the body, not flushed.

5

What does Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) do in regards to energy?

Produces TDP to stabilize glycogen to glucose

6

What does Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) do in regards to energy?

FAD

7

What does Vitamin B3 (Niacin) do in regards to energy?

NAD

8

What does Pantothenic Acid do in regards to energy?

Co-enzyme a --> when pyruvate to Acetyl Co-A

9

What does Biotin do in regards to energy?

All over the board.

10

What does Follic Acid do?

Prevents natal defects

11

What can be dangerous for a smoker to ingest?

Beta Caratine

12

What vitamins are found in Fruits and Vegetables?

Vitamin A, Vitamin C

13

What vitamins are found in Grains?

Vitamin B, Vitamin A precursors

14

What vitamins are found in dairy?

Vitamin D, Riboflavin

15

What vitamins are found in Meat?

Vitamin B12, iron, Zinc

16

What is the recommended intake of Ca++

2500 / day

17

What does vitamin D3 do?

functions like a hormone, plays large part in calcium regulation in the body

18

What is the active form of vitamin D?

Vitamin D3`

19

What does Vitamin K do?

Made in the gut, cannot be synthesized. Coagulant.

20

What must be present in order to breakdown Vitamin B12?

Intrinsic Factor

21

What does Vitamin B12 do?

Plays a role in cell replication.