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VITAMIN

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Structur e
Definition of Vitamin Function of Vitamin Source of Vitamin Deficiency of Vitamin

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Definiti on
Vitamins are organic components in food that are needed in very small amounts for growth and for maintaining good health.

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Classification of Vitamin
1. Water Soluble Vitamin Vitamin Vitamin Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B7, Vitamin B9, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C

2. Fat Soluble

Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K

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Function
regulators of mineral metabolism or regulators of cell and tissue growth and differentiation, Others function asantioxidants.

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Function
Vitamin Vitamin A Function Promotes skeletal growth, normal tooth structure, healthy mucous membranes, healthy skin, eyes and hair; essential for vision. Helps convert sugar and starches into energy; promotes digestion, strong heart muscle, child growth; prevents fatigue, fat deposits in arteries Aids in releasing energy to body cells; enables utilization of fats, proteins and sugars. essential for the formation of collagen; antioxidant; needed for absorption of iron, some proteins and folic acid; prevents oxidation of other vitamins;

Vitamin B1

Vitamin B2 Vitamin C

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Sources

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Sources
Vitamin Vitamin A Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Source carrots, pumpkin, squash, spinach, liver, etc. Pork, oatmeal, brown rice, potatoes, egg, etc. bananas, green beans, asparagus, etc. Meat, fish, egg, mushrooms, tree nuts, etc. Meat, broccoli, avocados, etc. Meat, vegetables, tree nuts, milk, banana,etc.

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Sources
Vitamin Vitamin B7 Vitamin B9 Vitamin B12 Vitamin C Vitamin D Vitamin E Vitamin K Source Raw egg yolk, liver, peanuts, etc. Leafy vegetables, pasta, bread, cereal, liver, etc. Meat, fish, milk and other animal products, etc. oranges, lemons, limes, melons, strawberries, etc. Fish, eggs, liver, mushrooms, etc. Many fruits and vegetables, etc. egg yolks, liver, etc.

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Sources
Vitamin is available in many source, we know like in vegetables, fruit, animal, and now, we can found it in synthethic ones or we called with suplement. But 'natural' vitamins are better than synthetic ones.

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Deficiency Symptoms
Vitamin Vitamin A Vitamin B1 Deficiency Can cause night blindness and dry skin. Numbness, tingling, loss of sensation and shooting pains in the extremities, especially in the legs. People who are deficient in this vitamin develop dimness of vision, ulcers in their mouth and cracked lips. Vitamin B3 deficiency could lead to weakness, diarrhoea, burning sensation on the tongue, sores in the mouth, rough skin and weight loss. Low levels of this vitamin could cause depression, dizziness, nausea and sores in the mouth.

Vitamin B2

Vitamin B3

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Deficiency Symptoms
Vitamin Vitamin B12 Deficiency Symptoms of deficiency are feelings of weakness, numbness and tingling in the extremities and shortness of breath. Vitamin C deficiency, it is characterised by bleeding, swollen or infected gums, and bleeding into the skin causing bruising Bowed legs and a deformed spine are the result of Vitamin D deficiency. could result in bleeding

Vitamin C

Vitamin D Vitamin K

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