Fat Vitamins Part 1

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Fat Vitamins Part 1
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2014-05-06 00:36:25
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Fat Vitamins
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  1. Vitamin A Function
    • 2 forms
    • eyesight
    • immune system
    • skin health
    • antioxidant*carotenoids
    • bone growth
  2. 2 forms of Vitamin A
    • retinol
    • carotenoids
  3. retinol
    • milk
    • egg yolks
    • liver
  4. carotenoids
    • leafy greens
    • tomatoes
    • vegetable oils
    • carrots
    • peppers
    • squash
  5. Vitamin A deficiency
    night blindness
  6. Vitamin A toxicity
    • retinol= birth defects
    • carotenoids= orange skin
  7. Vitamin D function
    • allows for the absorption of calcium
    • bone mineralization
    • maintains Ca balance
  8. Vitamin D sources
    • fatty fish
    • fortified dairy: milk, yogurt, egg yolks, some mushrooms
  9. Vit D from sun
    • skin exposure
    • based on:
    • skin pigment
    • sunscreen
    • cloud cover
    • closer to equator
    • clothes
  10. Vitamin D deficiency
    • Rickets in children
    • Osteomalacia/osteoporosis
  11. Rickets
    weak and malformed bones, abnormal teeth, bowed legs
  12. osteomalacia/ osteoporosis
    reduced BMD, weakness, increased risk for fx
  13. Vitamin D toxicity
    • rare from food
    • supplements are dangerous
    • Hyperkalemia
    • liver/ kidney damage
  14. Most toxic vitamin
    Vit D

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