Flashcards in Vitamins Deck (21):
How do you classify the Vitamins
By water soluble and fat soluble
What are in water soluble vitamins?
Vitamin B and C.
What are in the fat soluble vitamins?
Vitamins A, D, E and K.
Whats the function of vitamin B.
Healthy nerves, growth, energy prevent defects of the nueral tube in unborn babies.
What are the sources of vitamin K?
Made in the intestine green vegetables and cereals.
What happens if you lack vitamin C?
You'll get scurvy, slow healing wounds and get infection.
What are the sources of vitamin B?
Red meat, fish, brown bread, milk,
What happens if lack of vitamin A?
You'll get slowed growth, night blindness and rough dry skin.
What is the function vitamin E?
Antioxidant and healthy red blood cells.
What are the sources of vitamin C?
Oranges, kiwis blackcurrants new potatoes and tomatoes.
Whats the function of vitamin C?
Healthy skin and gums, general health, absorbs iron heals wounds.
What is the function of vitamin A
Growth, healthy eyes, skin and lining throat and nose.
What is the function of vitamin D.
Healthy bones and teeth.
What is the function of vitamin K?
Helps blood to clot.
What is the source of vitamin A?
Fish liver oil, oily fish, offal margarine and eggs.
What happens if lack of vitamin E?
Anaemia in babies.
What are the sources of vitamin D?
Sunshine, fish liver oil, oily fish, eggs
What happens if lack of vitamins K?
Blood clotting problems.
What are the sources of vitamin E?
Nuts, seed, eggs and cereals.
What happens if lack of vitamin D?
Rickets Osteoperosis, osteomalacia and unhealthy teeth.