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What Vitamin A does?

Vision, Infection protection, Immune system regulation, Reduce risk of diseases of aging, Antioxidant benefits

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If you consume too much Vitamin A?

Problems from supplements, yellow skin from eating, not harmful

3

Vitamin A Fat/Water?

Fat Soluble

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What Vitamin D does?

Calcium and Phosphorus absorption, Bones and teeth strengthen

5

If dont consume enough Vitamin D?

Osteoporosis, Osteomalacia

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Too much Vitamin D?

Problems from supplements not food, consumption or excessive sun exposure

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Fat/Water Vitamin D

Fat

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What Vitamin E does?

Neutralizes free radicals

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Too much Vitamin E?

Increased effect of anticoagulant medication, problems from supplements not food consumption

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Fat/Water Vitamin E

Fat

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What Vitamin K does?

Blood Clotting

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Too much Vitamin K?

Eat foods high in K with moderation if on anticoagulant medication

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Fat/Water Vitamin K

Fat

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What B1 Thiamin does?

Faciliates energy production from carbohydrates, May help maintain mental function

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Too much B1 Thiamin?

Extra excreted and no energy benefit

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Fat/Water B1 Thiamin?

Water

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What B2 Riboflavin does?

Helps produce energy, regulate metabolism

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Fat/Water B2 Riboflavin?

Water

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What B3 Niacin does?

Influences metabolism, Facilitates use of fatty acids and sugar

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Too much B3 Niacin?

Self-perscribing large doses to lower cholesterol may lead to adverse effects without lowering cholesterol

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Fat/Water B3 Niacin

Water

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What B3 Pyridoxine does?

Nonessential amino acid production, Production of chemicals such as insulin, hemoglobin , and antibodies

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Fat/Water B6 Pyridoxine

Water

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What Folate/ Folic Acid, Folacin does?

Hemoglobin production, Birth defect reduction

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Fat/Water Folate/Folic Acid, Folacin

Water

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What B12 Cobalamin does?

Red Blood Cell Production

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Dont consume enough B12 Cobalamin

Pernicious anemia occures when body cannot absorb B12

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Too Much B12 Cobalamin?

No benefits such as increased energy from taking extra

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Fat/Water B12 Cobalamin

Water

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Fat/Water Biotin

Water