Home Economics - Vitamins

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Home Economics - Vitamins
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Vitamins
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  1. Name the water soluble vitamins
    Vitamin B

    Vitamin C
  2. Name the fat soluble vitamins
    Vitamin A

    Vitamin D

    Vitamin E

    Vitamin K
  3. List four sources of Vitamin C
    1. Oranges

    2. Lemons

    3. Peppers

    4. Potatoes
  4. List two functions of Vitamin C
    1. Healthy skin and gums

    2. Helps absorb iron
  5. What is scurvy?
    This is caused by a lack of Vitamin C in the diet

    The symptoms are poor healing of wounds and bleeding mouth and gumsĀ 
  6. Describe four ways to help prevent loss of Vitamin C during cooking
    1. Do not overcook vegetables

    2. Do not use bread soda

    3. Eat vegetables soon after cooking

    4. Cook vegetables in a small amount of water
  7. List four sources of Vitamin B
    1. Meat

    2. Brown bread

    3. Milk

    4. Breakfast cereals
  8. List two functions of Vitamin B
    1. Growth

    2. Healthy nervous system
  9. List three diseases a person can get if they do not have enough Vitamin B in their diet
    1. Beri beri - disease of the nervous system

    2. Pellagra - sores on the skin and tongue

    3. Spine bifidia in babies
  10. List three sources of Vitamin A
    1. Eggs

    2. Margarine

    3. Oily fish
  11. List two functions of Vitamin A
    1. Healthy eyes

    2. Healthy skin
  12. List two diseases a person can get if they do not have enough Vitamin A in their diet
    1. Slowed growth

    2. Night blindness
  13. List four sources of Vitamin D
    1. Cheese

    2. Eggs

    3. Oily fish

    4. Margarine
  14. What is the function of Vitamin D in the diet?
    To absorb clcium into the bones
  15. What is rickets?
    This is a disease caused by a lack of Vitamin D

    A person with rickets have soft, badly formed bones and teeth that are prone to decay

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