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Flashcards in Vitamins Deck (29):
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Flowchart of Fat Soluble vs. Water Soluble Complexes

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What are Vitamins

 

 

 

Components of Co Enzymes

Anti-Oxidants

 

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Vitamers

 

 

 

Related Structures of the Same Vitamen

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What is the range of absorption rates for vitamins?

 

 

 

20%-80%

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What are the factors that affect a vitamins bioavailability/absorption?

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Avitaminosis/Hypovitaminosis 

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Sequence of Events in Vitamin Deficiency 

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Fortification 

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Enrichment

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Causes of Vitamin Toxicity

Signs/Symptoms of Vitamin Toxicity

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Fat Soluble Vitamins:

Digestion

Absorption 

Excretion

Storage

 

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Populations at Risk for Fat Soluble Vitamin Deficiency 

and 
Treatments

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What are the 4 Vitamers of Vitamin A

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Digestion, Absorption, and Transport of Vitamin A and Carotenoids

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What are the roles of Vitaimin A?

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What are the roles of Beta Carotene

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Dietary Sources of Vitamin A

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Vitamin A Deficiency 

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Vitamin A Toxicity

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Carotenemia

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Water Soluble Vitamins:

Absorption

Digestion

Transport

Excretion

Storage

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Functional Classification of Water Soluble Vitamins

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Vitamin C

Absorbtion

Transport

Excretion

Storage

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Roles of Vitamin C

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Vitamin C Needs and Sources

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Scurvy 

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Vitamin C Toxicity

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Focal Points

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