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Vitamins

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Vitamins
Vitamin K
Chemical Composition:
C31H46O2
Properties:
it is not a single nutrient, and they occur naturally.
Benefits:
is an essential nutrient necessary for responding to injuries, it regulates normal blood clotting. It also transports calcium throughout the body,and may be helpful for bone health: reduce bone loss, and decrease risk of bone fractures.
Food where they are found:
green leafy vegetables, mustard greens, broccoli, beens (green), and peppers.
Effects if they are lacking in humans:
your injuries don't clot, bad calcium regulation,and bone loss can occur.
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"Chapter 8. Vitamin D." Chapter 8. Vitamin D. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2016. Retrieved from:
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"Properties of Vitamin A." Properties of Vitamin A. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2016. Retrieved from:
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"Top 5 Signs of Vitamin E Deficiency." Newsmax. N.p., 30 Sept. 2014. Web. 14 Jan. 2016. Retrieved from:
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Vitamin D
Chemical Composition:
C27H44O
Properties:
white crystalline compound soluble in fat and fat solvents, thermostable and not affected by light, acid or alkalies.
Benefits:
it can improve athletic performance. Promotes the absorption of calcium, plays a role in the immune function, and it strengthens muscle mass.
Food where they are found:
Fish, liver, egg yolk, and it is added to milk and orange juice.
Effects if they are lacking in humans:
not normal blood pressure, bad levels of calcium, bad mineralisation of the bone, not general cellular function in the body.
Vitamin B12
Chemical Composition:
C63H88CoN14O14P
Properties:
needed to convert carbohydrates into glucose, helps in healthy regulation of the nervous system, reducing depression, stress, and brain shrinkage, helps maintain a healthy digestive system, s essential for healthy skin, hair, and nails, and helps protect against cancers.
Benefits:
converting proteins and sugars into energy, and are used during the production of cells, including red blood cells.
Food where they are found:
fruits and vegetables, whole gains, dairy, cheese, milk, and meat.
Effects if they are lacking in humans:
can cause anemia, can cause walking and balance problems, can cause damage in your mouth, weakness of body, and confusion.
Vitamin E
Chemical Composition:
C29H50O2
Properties:
it has antioxidants, improves healing process, color pale yellow, and is thermostable.
Benefits:
is a structural, and functional component of skeletal, cardiac and smooth muscle. It also reduces inflammation in athletes muscles.
Food where they are found:
nuts and seeds, avocado, vegetable oils, dark leafy greens, and fish.
Effects if they are lacking in humans:
loss of weight and delayed growth, can cause mental problems, and bad circulatory system.
Vitamin A
Chemical Composition:
C20H30O
Properties:
it strengthens the immune system, prevents disease, has anticancer properties, it takes care of vision, maintains the skin and mucous membranes in good condition, prevents hearing loss, and is necessary for growing up.
Benefits:
Helps you eyes adjust to light changes and keeps your eyes, mucous and membranes moisturized.
Food where they are found:
liver, oranges, pears, yellow fruit and vegetables.
Effects if they are lacking in humans:
eye inflammation, diarrhea and night blindness.
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