Fat soluble vitamins have a range of functions from keeping your bones strong to helping your muscles move.
Function: helps blood clot normally. Comes from dark green leafy vegetables like spinach and kale. Deficiency of Vitamin K results in bleeding and bruising and toxicity leads to jaundice.
Function: promotes good vision, hair and skin. Vitamin A comes from red, orange, and dark green vegetables like carrots and cucumbers. Night blindness is a symptom of deficiency and too much Vitamin A leads to loss of appetite, blurred vision, and joint pain.
Function: builds and maintains bones and teeth. Vitamin D comes from milk and dairy products and sunlight. Deficiency results in rickets and toxicity leads to nausea and vomiting.
Function: protects the membranes of white and red blood cells. It comes from fruits and vegetables, and vegetable oils. Deficiency leads to poor nerve connection and toxicity leads to headaches, brain hemorrhages, and muscle weakness.