Fat Soluble Vitamins (Functions)

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Fat Soluble Vitamins (Functions)
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2014-10-23 14:17:46
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Fat Soluble
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  1. Vitamin A
    The formation of visual purple, which enables eye to adapt to dim light

    Normal growth and development of bones and teeth

    The formation and maintenance of mucosal epithelium to maintain healthy functioning skin and membranes, hair, gums, and various glands

    Important role in immune function
  2. Vitamin D
    Maintains serum calcium concentration by Stimulating GI absorption Stimulating the release of calcium from the bones

    Stimulating calcium absorption from the kidneys
  3. Vitamin E
    Acts as an antioxidant to protect Vitamin A and polyunsaturated fatty acids from being destroyed

    Protects cell membranes
  4. Vitamin K
    Synthesis of blood clotting proteins and a bone protein that regulates blood calcium

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