Nutrition Part 5

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Nutrition Part 5
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2014-05-05 22:30:31
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  1. Biotin Sources
    • Eggs
    • nuts
    • fish
    • chicken
    • vegetables
    • milk
  2. Pantothenic acid Function
    • macronutrient metabolism
    • rare deficiency
  3. pantothenic acid sources
    • whole grains
    • meat
    • fish
    • poultry
  4. choline function
    • Ach synthesis
    • rare deficiencies
    • some toxic effects
  5. Vitamin C Function
    • antioxidant
    • collagen synthesis (skin, hair, connective tissue)
    • wound healing
    • enhances absorption of iron
  6. Vitamin C sources
    • fruits: citrus, strawberries, papaya, mango
    • vegetables: bell pepper, broccoli, potatoes, leafy greens, parsley
  7. Vitamin C deficiency
    • fatigue
    • bruising
    • poor wound healing
    • Scurvy
    • mostly found in people in hospitals
  8. Scurvy
    • extreme
    • gum disease
    • joint pain
    • hemorrhaging
    • death
  9. Vitamin C toxicity
    UL: 2,000 mg/day- excess can cause GI upset
  10. Vitamin C UL
    2,000 mg/day

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