Understanding Vitamins

 

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What is the recommended daily allowance for vitamins? Vitamin A. Vitamin A is fat-soluble vitamin also known as retinol. The RDA of vitamin A is 700 mcg for women and 900 mcg for men.

Vitamin A can be Vitamin B. Vitamin C. Vitamin D. Vitamin E. Micronutrients with a big role in the body. Scurvy. Old-time sailors learned that living for months without fresh fruits or vegetables—the main sources of vitamin C—causes the bleeding Blindness. In some developing countries, people still become blind from vitamin A deficiency.

Rickets. A. What Can Vitamins Do For You? We know that vitamins, minerals and herbs are essential to our health.

A diet high in fruit and vegetables reduces the risk of chronic diseases. However, 94% of people have inadequate fruit or vegetable consumption!This collection of fact sheets and other resources from the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements and other federal government sources presents information about dietary supplements and their ingredients. These include vitamins, minerals, herbs and botanicals, probiotics, and more.

Many of these. Vitamins are essential nutrients that contribute to a healthy life. Although most people get all the vitamins they need from the foods they eat, millions of people worldwide take supplemental.

High doses of vitamin A and other fat-soluble vitamins like E and K can build up in the body and become toxic. Other risky supplements include the minerals iron and selenium. Supplements are.

In addition, vitamin amounts vary drastically, from 15 mcg daily for vitamin D to 90 mg daily for vitamin C. Understanding the jargon on the the label of your favorite dietary supplement or multivitamin can help you ensure you are maintaining healthy levels of all important vitamins. “I.U.,” stands for “International Unit” and is the standard for measuring fat-soluble vitamins, which include vitamins A, D, E and K. The abbreviation “mg” stands for milligrams, or one-thousandths of a gram, and “mcg” stands for micrograms, or one millionths of a gram. 4. You probably take vitamins and supplements with the goal of improving your health. That’s great news!

Yet these products aren’t always good for you or safe. And buying dietary supplements isn. Dietary fiber, vitamin D, calcium, iron ad potassium are nutrients on the label that Americans generally do not get the recommended amount of. They are identified as nutrients to get more of.

List of related literature:

Water-soluble vitamins, which include vitamins B6, Bl2, and C, biotin, folic acid, niacin, pantothenic acid, riboflavin, and thiamin (Padh 1994), are found in fruits, vegetables, and grains.

“Handbook of Food Products Manufacturing, 2 Volume Set” by Y. H. Hui, Ramesh C. Chandan, Stephanie Clark, Nanna A. Cross, Joannie C. Dobbs, W. Jeffrey Hurst, Leo M. L. Nollet, Eyal Shimoni, Nirmal Sinha, Erika B. Smith, Somjit Surapat, Fidel Toldrá, Alan Titchenal
from Handbook of Food Products Manufacturing, 2 Volume Set
by Y. H. Hui, Ramesh C. Chandan, et. al.
Wiley, 2007

Water-soluble vitamins (e.g. vitamins B1 or thiamine, B2 or riboflavin, B3 or niacin, B5 or pantothenic acid, B6 or pyridoxine, B7 or biotin, B9 or folic acid, B12 or cyanocobalamin, and C or ascorbic acid) are not normally stored in significant amounts in the body, so we need a daily supply of these vitamins.

“Bee Products Chemical and Biological Properties” by José M Alvarez-Suarez
from Bee Products Chemical and Biological Properties
by José M Alvarez-Suarez
Springer International Publishing, 2017

A general classification scheme for vitamins divides them into two groups: the fat-soluble vitamins and the water-soluble vitamins.

“Canine and Feline Nutrition E-Book: A Resource for Companion Animal Professionals” by Linda P. Case, Leighann Daristotle, Michael G. Hayek, Melody Foess Raasch
from Canine and Feline Nutrition E-Book: A Resource for Companion Animal Professionals
by Linda P. Case, Leighann Daristotle, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2010

The most essential water-soluble vitamins are B1, B2, B6, B12, folic acid, C, niacin, pantothenic acid, and biotin.

“Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine E-Book” by Marc S. Micozzi
from Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine E-Book
by Marc S. Micozzi
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2010

The water-soluble vitamins include vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and eight nutrients included in the B group: thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3), pyridoxine (B6), biotin, pantothenic acid, folic acid and cyanocobalamin (B 12).

“Nutritional Care of Preterm Infants: Scientific Basis and Practical Guidelines” by B. Koletzko, B. Poindexter, R. Uauy
from Nutritional Care of Preterm Infants: Scientific Basis and Practical Guidelines
by B. Koletzko, B. Poindexter, R. Uauy
S. Karger AG, 2014

Some common and important vitamins are as follows: Vitamin A is growth-promoting and anti-infective vitamin, soluble in fats and oils, less soluble in water and fairly resistant to heat.

“S. Chand's Biology For Class XII” by Dr. P.S. Verma & Dr. B.P. Pandey
from S. Chand’s Biology For Class XII
by Dr. P.S. Verma & Dr. B.P. Pandey
S. Chand, 2018

• Water-soluble vitamins, which cannot be stored by the body, are the B-complex vitamins—B. (thiamine), B, (riboflavin), B., (pyridoxine), Bº (cobalamin)—nicotinic acid, pantothenic acid, biotin, folacin (folic acid), and vitamin C (ascorbic acid).

“Classical Cooking The Modern Way: Methods and Techniques” by Philip Pauli
from Classical Cooking The Modern Way: Methods and Techniques
by Philip Pauli
Wiley, 1999

Here’s what vitamins do for you: -VITAMINA: is a fat soluble vitamin, requiring fats, minerals (especially zinc) and enzymes for absorption.

“Linda Page's Healthy Healing: A Guide To Self-Healing For Everyone” by Linda Page
from Linda Page’s Healthy Healing: A Guide To Self-Healing For Everyone
by Linda Page
Healthy Healing Publications, 2004

Vitamin A a lipid-soluble vitamin important in vision and in the normal growth of the skin Vitamin B1 (thiamine) a water-soluble vitamin that plays an important role in carbohydrate metabolism.

“Medical Physiology: Principles for Clinical Medicine” by Rodney Rhoades, David R. Bell
from Medical Physiology: Principles for Clinical Medicine
by Rodney Rhoades, David R. Bell
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009

The B vitamins—thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3), pantothenic acid (B5), pyridoxine (B6), biotin (B8), folate (B9), and cyanocobalamin (B12)—act as coenzymes or cofactors for many essential enzymes, including those necessary for the breakdown of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats for energy.

“Spinal Cord Medicine, Second Edition: Principles and Practice” by Christopher M. Bono, MD, Diana D. Cardenas, MD, MHA, Frederick S. Frost, MD, Margaret C. Hammond, MD, Vernon W. Lin, MD, PhD, Laurie B. Lindblom, MD, Inder Parkash, MD, MS, FRCS, FACS, Stevens A. Stiens, MD, MS, Robert M. Woolsey, MD
from Spinal Cord Medicine, Second Edition: Principles and Practice
by Christopher M. Bono, MD, Diana D. Cardenas, MD, MHA, et. al.
Springer Publishing Company, 2010

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  • Vitamins have been all scam and cheating. There has happened no real science behind them. Vitamins have all been fabricated on imagination to resemble advantageous production and usage of vital edible components.

    It is REAL that no manufacturing of vitamin pills with genuine vitamins takes place. If you investigate on how they are manufactured, you realize that it’s all a hoax and there’s no advanced procedures or technologies to make this happen. They are only made of worthless common edible materials.

    Adding vitamins to food or drink products have been all lies. Nothing of it has really happened. Nutrition information charts on products are all lies too. There exist no real knowledge of this kind in science.

  • 0:45 “organic is just a very fancy way of saying if there are compounds that involve carbons in them”

    CO2 is a compound that contains carbon and it’s considered inorganic

  • gracias yo tengo un examen de science y me diste todas las respuestas soy colombiana y no se porque le di dedo abajo y para los de estados unidos como van con lo de el corona virus???

  • I went to Egypt in January this year. I cannot tell you the number of times my life flashed before my eyes when I was in a car in Cairo or trying to cross the street. And of course, most taxis I was in did not have seat belts. But it was AWESOME!! I LOVE Egypt!

  • I loves the Supplement Made by Natures Brands Phyto vitamins series,Those all are organically made with real fruits and Vegetables and veggie capsules as well.
    I absolutely recommend their Supplements.This is the company is also a pioneering Organic health and Wellness products in USA since 1995

  • Please get your facts correct, people in India are not restricted to food!! Please correct your statements or visit India to know the facts!!

  • Vitamin A has a property of defusing ‘free radicals’, i.e. it can lend electrons to free radicals thus helping to halt their DNA altering chain reactions, it is perhaps the most used form of ‘antioxidant’ in the human body! A good source is Beta-Carotene, which contains both Retinal and Retinol.

  • Wow, I can’t believe I got them right. I learned these diseases and causes in grade 8 or 9 and retained it. I must have been listening. Thank you.

  • You obviously lack knowledge on international food sources and availability. You obviously have not left the shores of this country and probably depend on syndicated news for information. Let me help correct you on this one. Vitamin A deficiency is definitely not prevalent in Nigeria as palm oil had a healthy dose and is very widely consumed in several meals daily in Nigeria and the African continent as a whole. Your information that access to food is restricted is also false. Show me where you got such nonsensical data from. You made a very basic video on vitamins which is good information for elementary school kids and adults who missed out on good nutrition education and I could give you kudos for that but including incorrect information takes away from the credit I would have given you. Anthony Bourdain, of blessed memory, even commented that in his travels to Africa, Nigeria was definitely one place where he relished the food and music. It’s an oil rich economy. Get educated before disseminating inaccurate information to the world. I rarely write comments but I had to take a minute to educate this individual. Travel the world, broaden your horizon. Do not educate people based on antiquated textbooks and syndicated news.

  • Don’t waste your time. I spent 8/9 months on vitamins. What a waste of time and money. They are made by the pharmaceutical companies. They don’t work. Get your vitamins in your food.