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Vitamins.

  1. The value of vitamins in human nutrition. Food - sources of vitamins
    For a long time, mankind has noticed that with a long monotonous diet, in cases of exclusion of some products from the diet, especially during long expeditions, various diseases often occurred. At first glance, there was no first cause. However, with the accumulation of this experience, it became clear that in the food there are some specific components in very small quantities,
  2. VITAMINS
    In countries with a high prevalence of childhood infectious diseases, it is important to determine whether vitamin A deficiency is a public health problem. In countries where public health is rickets, all infants should receive vitamin D supplements and also be able to get enough sunlight. This chapter deals with vitamins,
  3. VITAMINS
    Vitamins are organic substances that are characterized by intense biological activity. They differ in their structure. Not synthesized by the body or not synthesized, therefore, must come from food. Vitamins belong to different types of compounds and perform a catalytic role in the metabolism, more often they are an integral part of enzyme systems. Thus, the vitamins -
  4. Vitamins in dermatology
    have a great influence on the condition of the skin. In particular, group B vitamins that support the normal course of redox processes, vitamin PP (nicotinic acid), which promotes the elimination of metabolites and detoxification, vitamins A, E, D, being anti-infectious factors, activate protein metabolism, normalize the process of keratoplasty in the epidermis, contribute to regeneration
  5. VITAMINS
    Vitamins, as well as trace elements, are essential components of PP. There are 12 vitamins that must be administered daily. Especially necessary are vitamins A, B, (thiamine), C, E and folic acid, the lack of which occurs especially often. In tab. 28.8 shows the daily average dose of essential vitamins. In patients in intensive care units about
  6. Vitamin A
    Vitamin A is required for healthy vision, for the integrity of epithelial surfaces and for the development and differentiation of tissues. It is also indispensable for the development of the embryo and many other physiological processes, including spermatogenesis, a normal immune response, taste, hearing and physical development. In addition, several carotenoids, including beta-carotene, which
  7. Vitamins.
    Vitamins are organic compounds of various chemical compositions necessary for the body to form enzymes. They are divided into two groups: soluble in water (C, P, vitamins of group B) and soluble in fats (A, D, E, K). The main food source of fat-soluble vitamins are animal and vegetable fats (butter and vegetable oil, fish oil, etc.); water soluble - fruit,
  8. Vitamin D
    Function Vitamin D plays an active role in calcium metabolism and bone metabolism, stimulating the absorption of calcium in the intestine and the release of bound calcium from the skeleton. In addition, vitamin D plays a role in muscle function, in cell proliferation and maturation, and in the immune system. This may partly explain susceptibility to anemia and infection in children with rickets (12,
  9. Vitamins of group B
    In this section on B vitamins, only folic acid and vitamin B12 will be considered (Tables 18 and 19). A lack of both of these vitamins can cause megaloblastic anemia. What proportion of anemia in the Region can be explained by folic acid and / or vitamin B12 deficiency is not known. Interdependence is difficult to clarify here, as there are many causes of anemia. Table
  10. Vitamin C
    Vitamin C function is vital for the prevention of scurvy and to accelerate wound healing. In addition, it plays an important role in ensuring optimal functioning of the immune system and collagen synthesis, and also has antioxidant properties. The special value of vitamin C lies in the fact that it helps the absorption of non-haem iron from vegetables and other sources of non-haem iron (see
  11. Vitamin Supplements
    Do I need to take vitamin supplements while I breastfeed? In general, it is better to obtain nutrients from foods than from supplements. Well-nourished mothers, in a full sense, healthy, well-growing children usually do not need vitamin or mineral supplements. But breastfeeding mothers and their doctors have a feeling that the same prenatal vitamins or vitamin-mineral
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