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Fat-Soluble Vitamins A, D, E, K Chart.doc

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Health Studies
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HLTH 230
Jeffery Lalonde

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Fat-Soluble Vitamins A, D, E, K Chart Vitamin Recommendations Deficiency Loss/Destruc Toxicity Sources tion Vitamin A -1mcg of retinal = 1 -depends on -lost when -possible w. large amounts -liver, milk, fish, -1st to be recognized RAE stores in liver + milk is from animal/fortified foods, butter, eggs, -precursor: beta- protein status skimmed but not beta-carotene fortified carotene -12 mcg dietary (milk margarine beta-carotene = 1 -occurs more generally -bone/birth defects, 3 active forms - aka RAE quickly in growing fortified) yellow/orange skin -beta carotene: retinoids children dark green leafy, -retinol, retinal, retinoic hypervitaminosis A rich yellow/deep acid -liver abnormalities, reduced orange (spinach, bone density (chronic) kale, squash, -**vision carrots) -reproduction + growth Vitamin D -based on not -factors that -excess from supplements -fortified -aka calciferol receiving any sun contribute: milk/butter/marg dark skin, => precipitate forming on arine -non-essential -have been breastfeeding w/o tissues (kidney stones), -egg yolks, liver, -a hormone increased supplem., lack of hardens arteries fatty fish -made through sunlight sunlight, not using -precursor from fortified milk cholesterol -> activated in liver -> kidneys -Vit. D creates *D2+D3 must be calcium deficiency
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