Fat Vitamins Part 2

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Fat Vitamins Part 2
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2014-05-06 00:36:43
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Fat Vitamins Part 2
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  1. Vitamin D UL
    • 2,000IU
    • okay to exceed if correcting deficiency
  2. Vitamin D DV
    400
  3. Vitamin D RDA
    600
  4. Vitamin E Function
    protects tissues from damage (antioxidant), immunity, circulation
  5. Vitamin E Sources
    • nuts
    • seeds
    • veg oil: sunflower, corn, soy
    • leafy greens
    • fortified cereals
    • wheat germ
  6. Vitamin E deficiency
    • Muscle weakness
    • poor circulation
  7. Vitamin E toxicity
    • bleeding problem (affects blood clotting)
    • mega doses increase risk for stroke
  8. Vitamin K function
    • co-factor in blood clotting
    • bone health
  9. Vitamin K sources
    • green leafy
    • meat
    • fish
    • eggs
    • fortified cereals
    • intestinal bacteria produce some
  10. malabsorption problems lead to problems absorbing
    fat soluble vits
  11. Vitamin K deficiency
    • rare
    • can affect bleeding or bruising
  12. Toxicity
    n/a
  13. Vitamin K extra
    diet modification for those on blood thinners

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