Vitamins and Minerals Lauren Fleming

Vitamins
Water Soluble: something that is able to dissolve in water.
Vitamin B

Function: Helps body make new cells.

Food source: Dark Green Veggies and Leafy veggies

Deficiency: Spinibifida

Vitamin C

Function: Protest the body against infection

Food Source: Citrus Fruit and Strawberries

Deficiency: Scurvy

Fat Soluble: Vitamins that dissolve in fat.
Vitamin K

Function: Helps blood clot normally

Food Source: Dark green and leafy veggies

Deficiency: Bleeding and Bruising

Vitamin A

Function: Promotes good vision, hair and skin.

Food Source: Red and orange veggies

Deficiency: Night Blindness

Vitamin D

Function: Builds and maintains bones and teeth

Food Source: Milk/dairy and sunlight

Deficiency: Rickets

Vitamin E

Function: Protects the membranes of white and red blood cells.

Food Sources: Veggie Oil and fruit/Veggies

Deficiency: Poor nerve connection and neurological problems.

Minerals
Calcium

Function: Strengthens bones and teeth

Food Source: Milk and whole grains

Deficiency: Osteoperosis

Iron

Function: Helps make red blood cells and helps our muscles store and use oxygen.

Food Sources: Animal Products and Dark green veggies.

Deficiency: Anemia

Sodium and Potassium

Function: Maintains fluid balance in the body.

Food Source: Salt and Fruit and Veggies.

Deficiency: Muscle cramps, irregular heartbeats and seizures.

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