Nutrition Part 4

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Nutrition Part 4
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  1. Pyridoxine Sources
    • fish
    • meat
    • poultry
    • root vegetables (potatoes)
    • egg yolks
    • enriched fortified grains
  2. Pyridoxine Deficiency
    • rarely occurs alone
    • neurological deficits
    • confusion
    • muscle weakness
    • memory loss
  3. Pyridoxine Toxicity
    • sensory neuropath
    • muscle weakness
    • ataxia
  4. Folate Function
    • RBC production
    • neurological development
    • aa synthesis
  5. folate sources
    • leafy greens
    • whole grains
    • legumes
    • citrus
    • fortified grains
  6. folate deficiency
    • anemia
    • fetal neural tube defects
  7. Folate toxicity
    n/a
  8. Cobalamin
    Vit B12
  9. Cobalamin Function
    • macronutrient energy metabolism
    • RBC production
    • forms myelin sheath of nerve fibers
    • DNA formation
    • requires IF in stomach acid for absorption (give injections if don’t have IF)
  10. cobalamin sources
    • animal products
    • fortified cereals
  11. Cobalamin Deficiency
    • anemia
    • fatigue
    • LOA
    • SOB
    • neurological deficits
  12. People at risk for cobalamin deficiency
    vegans/vegetarians/ elderly/ pts suffering from GERD, heart burn or on acid reducers
  13. cobalmin toxicity
    n/a
  14. Biotin Function
    • hair, skin, nails, nervous system
    • rare deficiency

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