• Monday, 14 March 2011

    VITAMINS

    VITAMINS


    Vitamin A
    (Fat-soluble)

    Deficiency Symptoms

    night blindness
    loss of smell
    appetite loss

    Natural Sources
    Carrots, Fish liver oils, liver, green leafy vegetables .


    Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
    water-soluble

    Deficiency Symptoms

    beriberi
    shortness of breath
    numb hands/feet

    Natural Sources

    Whole grains, brewers yeast, wheat germ, rice, seeds and milk.



    Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

    water-soluble

    Deficiency Symptoms
    cataracts
    corner of mouth cracks and sores
    poor digestion

    Natural Sources
    Liver, cheese, fish, eggs, seeds, and cooked leafy vegetables.



    Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

    Deficiency Symptoms

    dental cavities
    anemia

    Natural Sources
    Rose hips, citrus fruits, black currants, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, and green bell peppers.


    Vitamin D

    (Fat-soluble)

    Deficiency Symptoms

    tooth decay
    diarrhea

    Natural Sources

    Fortified milk, egg yolks, butter, fish liver oils, sardines, salmon, mushrooms, and sunflower seeds.


    Vitamin E
    (Fat-soluble)

    Deficiency Symptoms
    impotency
    enlarged prostrate gland

    Natural Sources
    Wheat germ, brussel sprouts, leafy greens, vegetable oils, and eggs.


    Vitamin K (Menadione)

    (Fat-soluble)

    Deficiency Symptoms
    nose bleeds

    Natural Sources
    Kelp, alfalfa, yogurt, safflower oil, fish liver oil, and leafy green vegetables.

    • Deficiency of vitamin A causes dryness of skin and night blindness
    • Skin food is Vitamin C
    • Vitamin C is also called Ascorbic Acid it prevents scurvy
    • Vitamin C is also necessary for utilization of iron
    • The food which contains largest amount of Vitamin C is tomato
    • Cod liver oil contains Vitamin D
    • Collagen is the substance that gives elasticity to skin
    • Vitamin E promotes oxygenation and acts as anti aging
    • Carbon dioxide we release comes from food we eat
    • Vitamin B2 has what other name Riboflavin
    • Fats are made of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen
    • Vitamin E is called anti-aging agent
    • Vitamin E helps in fertility process
    • Vitamin B helps maintain normal appetite and good digestion
    • Protein found in milk is Casein, in beans is Legumes, in meat is myosin and in eggs is albumin
    • Water soluble vitamin are B and C and all other are fat soluble
    • Vitamin A is stored as Ester in liver
    • Vitamin A is found in carotene bearing plants
    • Vitamin K helps to form prothrobin (fibro gin) one of the enzymes helpful in blood clotting
    • Vitamin E is necessary for iron utilization; normal reproductive function. Vitamin E is for reproduction.
    • Vitamin A is found in Dairy products
    • Deficiency of Vitamin A causes Night blindness.
    • Too much presence of the Potassium salt in human blood increase the risk of heart attack.
    • The lack of calcium in the diet causes what condition-Rickets
    • Celluloses are carbohydrates.
    • Milk contains lactose.
    • Vitamin C is a preventor of infectious disease
    • Vitamin C is also called Skin food
    • Vitamin C can easily be lost in cooking and food storage
    • Vitamin D is essential for calcium metabolism.
    • Vitamin C hastens healing of wounds
    • Vitamin capable of formation of blood is B12
    • Riches source of Vitamin D is code liver oil
    • Riches source of Vitamin A is eggs
    • Deficiency of Calcium leads to rickets
    • Vitamin B1 is available is yeast.
    • Scury, arising due to deficiency of vitamin C, it is related to Gastro-intestinal disorder.
    • Sodium is necessary of nervous system.
    • Vitamin D is essential for calcium metabolism.
    • Cheese contains vitamin D.
    • Vitamin C can not be stored in human body.
    • Scurvy, arising due to deficiency of vitamin C, it is related to Gastro-intestinal disorder.
    • Sodium is necessary of nervous system.
    • Ground nut has maximum protein
    • Digestion of fat in intestine is aided by Emulsification
    • Hair, finger nails, hoofs, etc are all make of protein
    • Deficiency of sodium and potassium causes muscular cramps, headache and diahrae
    • Milk contains 80% water
    • Milk is a complete food.
    • Cheese contains vitamin D.
    • Vitamin E is for reproduction.
    • Deficiency of Thiamine causes Beri Beri.
    • Glucose is the source of energy for human brain.
    • Major component of honey is Glucose
    • Three main food nutrients are carbohydrates, protein and fats. Other are vitamins and minerals
    • Meat is rich in iron we need to make blood cells
    • Eating of coconut increases man’s mental faculties
    • Food poisoning can result from the eating of too much toadstools.
    • Vitamin c is also known as Ascorbic Acid.
    • Celluloses are carbohydrates.
    • Milk contains lactose
    • Ascorbic acid is essential for the formation of bones and teeth.
    • Citric acid is a good substitution for ascorbic acid in our nutrition.
    • A guava contains more vitamin C than an orange
    • Vitamin not stored in human body.....C

    11 comments:

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