Vitamins Essay

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  • Vitamins And Minerals Of Vitamins

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    Vitamins and minerals The vitamins and minerals are substances found in our daily diet foods that promote healthy and balanced development of our body and are also called micronutrients because they are needed in small amounts thereof to achieve that function. Most essential vitamins can not be synthesized (produced) by the body, so it can obtain through the balanced intake of vitamins contained in natural foods. Vitamin deficiency is called hypovitaminosis while excessive vitamin level is called

  • Vitamin : Vitamin A Deficiency

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    Vitamin A deficiency in Southeast Asia In order to maintain proper functioning, our body requires nutrients that must be obtained through our diets. Vitamin A, one of the four fat-soluble vitamins, can be obtained through an eclectic variety of sources such as milk, eggs, fish, beef liver, red and yellow vegetables, and dark leafy vegetables (Booth, Johns, & Kuhnlein). The vitamin A that comes from animal provenances is called preformed vitamin A (“Vitamin A”). The configurations of vitamin A that

  • Micronutrients: Vitamin B Vitamin

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    Mariam Haider Micronutrients Vitamins Written Task Design Brief; Foods are not ‘pure’ substances. Although referred to as protein foods, or carbohydrate foods, this only recognized the food to be high in a particular nutrient. In fact, foods are mixtures of different nutrients and other chemical substances such as toxins, pigments and additives. Protein, carbohydrates and fat are regarded as macronutrients due to the size of their molecules. These nutrients are needed in large quantities

  • Vitamin : Vitamin And Vitamin Essay

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    Vitamin B1 - thiamine Vitamin B2 - riboflavin Vitamin B3 - niacin Vitamin B5- pantothenic acid Vitamin B6- pyridoxine Vitamin B7- biotin Vitamin B9- folic acid Vitamin B12- cyanocobalamin (Wardlaw, Smith, & Collene, 2013) 2. Describe 5 properties or functions that a number B vitamins have in common and identify any exceptions to these (5 marks) • Thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin and vitamin B12 cyanocobalamin all aid in energy metabolism • Folate, vitamin B6 pyridoxine and

  • vitamins Essay

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    VITAMINS Introduction Vitamins are organic food substances found only in living things, i.e. plants and animals. They are essential for our bodies to function properly, for growth, energy and for our general well-being. With very few exceptions the human body cannot manufacture or synthesize vitamins. They must be supplied in our diet or in man-made dietary supplements. Some people believe that vitamins can replace food, but that is incorrect. In fact, vitamins cannot be assimilated without also

  • Supplementary Vitamins

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    Supplementary Vitamins taken in by MMSU Students A Term Paper Submitted to: Dr. RITHA B. REYES In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement in English 2 _____ by ALFIE MONJE MARJORIE ANN P. TABIJE BS in Accountancy College of Business, Economics, and Accountancy Mariano Marcos State University March 2011 OUTLINE Thesis Statement: Students take in supplementary vitamins to improve their health. 1. Introduction 1.1 Vitamins 1.1.1 Definition of Vitamins 1.1.2 Importance

  • Vitamin C ( Vitamin C )

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    Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) Vitamin c plays an essential role in the functionality of the body. Vitamin c is a water-soluble vitamin which means that it cannot be stored in the body and is excreted out of the body when there is excess vitamin c in the body. Vitamin c has several important roles in maintain body systems, vitamin c develops and forms tissue, collagen, the protein that forms connective tissues, it also helps protect from free radicals that contribute to the development of serious diseases

  • Vitamins

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    Soluble Vitamins Katharine Jones SCI/241 September 22, 2013 Water soluble and fat soluble vitamins are both needed in order for our bodies to not only survive but to thrive as well. Water soluble vitamins are vitamins that are stored within our bodies and are needed daily. If we consume too much water soluble vitamins they will then be excreted through our urine. Water soluble vitamins are metabolized by the process of digestion and then absorption. Fat soluble vitamins are vitamins that

  • Vitamin A Research Paper

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    (7-9). For example, vitamin A plays a crucial role in the immune system such that a deficiency in this essential vitamin is strongly associated with infectious diseases. Other nutrients that have been studied with regards to nutritional immunology include zinc, copper, selenium, iron, vitamins C, B6, folic acid, A and E and the essential (polyunsaturated) fatty acids. A brief discussion of these nutrients follows. Vitamins and how they affect immunity Vitamin A Insufficient vitamin A has been found

  • Importance And Importance Of Vitamin

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    Vitamin is a type of nutrient or nutrition that is a must for the human body to survive, grow and for the development of multicellular organism. There are total 13 types of vitamin found and recognized right now, all the function and benefit are essential for human body to develop if consume in the right way. Vitamin also is an organic and essential substance that can found in food stuffs, therefore the smart choice of selecting food is best to base on the nutrient that have in the food itself.

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