Flashcards in Vitamins and Nutriets Deck (95)
What Vitamin A does?
Vision, Infection protection, Immune system regulation, Reduce risk of diseases of aging, Antioxidant benefits
If you consume too much Vitamin A?
Problems from supplements, yellow skin from eating, not harmful
Vitamin A Fat/Water?
What Vitamin D does?
Calcium and Phosphorus absorption, Bones and teeth strengthen
If dont consume enough Vitamin D?
Too much Vitamin D?
Problems from supplements not food, consumption or excessive sun exposure
Fat/Water Vitamin D
What Vitamin E does?
Neutralizes free radicals
Too much Vitamin E?
Increased effect of anticoagulant medication, problems from supplements not food consumption
Fat/Water Vitamin E
What Vitamin K does?
Too much Vitamin K?
Eat foods high in K with moderation if on anticoagulant medication
Fat/Water Vitamin K
What B1 Thiamin does?
Faciliates energy production from carbohydrates, May help maintain mental function
Too much B1 Thiamin?
Extra excreted and no energy benefit
Fat/Water B1 Thiamin?
What B2 Riboflavin does?
Helps produce energy, regulate metabolism
Fat/Water B2 Riboflavin?
What B3 Niacin does?
Influences metabolism, Facilitates use of fatty acids and sugar
Too much B3 Niacin?
Self-perscribing large doses to lower cholesterol may lead to adverse effects without lowering cholesterol
Fat/Water B3 Niacin
What B3 Pyridoxine does?
Nonessential amino acid production, Production of chemicals such as insulin, hemoglobin , and antibodies
Fat/Water B6 Pyridoxine
What Folate/ Folic Acid, Folacin does?
Hemoglobin production, Birth defect reduction
Fat/Water Folate/Folic Acid, Folacin
What B12 Cobalamin does?
Red Blood Cell Production
Dont consume enough B12 Cobalamin
Pernicious anemia occures when body cannot absorb B12
Too Much B12 Cobalamin?
No benefits such as increased energy from taking extra
Fat/Water B12 Cobalamin