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Flashcards in Vitamins Deck (12):
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Fat soluble vitamins

A, D, E, K

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Vitamin A

=Retinol, beta-carotene
Retinal function, bone growth, healthy skin

3

Vitamin B1

=thiamine
Energy, deficiency is Beri-beri

4

Vitamin B2

=riboflavin
Energy, synthesis of fat and protein

5

Vitamin B3

=niacin
lipid metabolism, fights cholesterol

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Vitamin B6

=pyridoxine
RBC synthesis, immune system

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Vitamin B9

=folic acid
RBC formation

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Vitamin B12

=cyanocobalamine
RBC formation

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Vitamin C

=ascorbic acid
collagen formation, tissue repair

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Vitamin D

=ergocalciferol or chloecalciferol
Absorption of calcium and phosphorus in bone/teeth

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Vitamin E

=tocopherols
Antioxidant

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Vitamine K

=phytonadione
Blood clotting