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Vitamins.

  1. The importance of vitamins in human nutrition. Foods are sources of vitamins
    For a long time already mankind has noticed, that at long uniform food, in cases of exception of any products from a ration, especially in the conditions of long expeditions, various diseases quite often appeared. At first glance, there was no root cause. However, with the accumulation of this experiment, 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 the public health problem is rickets, all infants should receive vitamin D supplements, and be able to have sufficient exposure to sunlight. This chapter discusses vitamins,
  3. VITAMINS
    Vitamins are organic substances that are characterized by intense biological activity. They differ in their structure. They are not synthesized by the body or synthesized insufficiently, so they must be supplied with food. Vitamins belong to different types of compounds and perform a catalytic role in the metabolism, more often are an integral part of enzyme systems. Thus, vitamins -
  4. Vitamins in dermatology
    have a great effect on the skin condition. In particular, vitamins B, which support the normal course of oxidation-reduction processes, vitamin PP (nicotinic acid), promoting metabolism and detoxification, vitamins A, E, D, as anti-infectious factors, activate protein metabolism, normalize the process of keratoplasty in the epidermis, promote regeneration
  5. VITAMINS
    Vitamins, like micronutrients, are mandatory components of PP. There are 12 vitamins that must be injected into the body daily. Particularly necessary vitamins A, B, (thiamine), C, E and folic acid, the lack of which arises especially often. In Table. 28.8 shows the daily average dose of the necessary vitamins. In patients in intensive care units about
  6. Vitamin A
    Function 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, normal immune response, taste sensation, the ability to hear and physical development. In addition, several carotenoids, including beta-carotene, which
  7. Vitamins.
    Vitamins are different in chemical composition organic compounds necessary for the body to form enzymes. They are divided into two groups: soluble in water (C, P, B vitamins) 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 - fruits,
  8. Vitamin D
    Function Vitamin D plays an active role in the metabolism of calcium and metabolism in the bones, stimulating calcium absorption in the intestine and releasing bound calcium from the skeleton. In addition, vitamin D plays a role in muscle function, in the proliferation and maturation of cells and in the immune system. This can partly explain the susceptibility to anemia and infection in children with rickets (12,
  9. Vitamins of group B
    In this section, only folic acid and vitamin B12 will be considered for group B vitamins (Tables 18 and 19). Insufficiency of both these vitamins can cause megaloblastic anemia. What proportion of anemia in the Region can be explained by the deficiency of folic acid and / or vitamin B12 is unknown. Interdependence here is difficult to clarify, since there are many causes of anemia Table
  10. Vitamin C
    The Vitamin C function is vital to prevent scurvy and to accelerate the healing of wounds. In addition, it plays an important role in the optimal functioning of the immune system and the synthesis of collagen, and also has antioxidant properties. The special value of vitamin C is that it helps the absorption of non-haem iron from vegetables and other sources of non-haem iron (cf.
  11. Vitamin supplements
    Do I need to take vitamin supplements while I'm breastfeeding? In general, it is better to get nutrients from foods than from additives. Well-nourished mothers, in the full sense, healthy, well-growing children usually do not need vitamin or mineral supplements. But breast-feeding mothers and their doctors have a feeling that the same prenatal vitamins or vitamin-mineral
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