Fat and Water Soluble Vitamins

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Fats & Water Soluble Vitamins
Annette Dixon
Science/241
October 21, 2012
Pam Mahre
The vitamin classifications are a Fat- Soluble vitamin which is vitamin A, D, E, and F. Fat- Soluble is not necessary to take every day. But you do need to take them, because they perform important functions in the body like blood clotting and the absorbency of calcium. And to make sure you don’t get too much of these vitamins you should make sure you are eating the right foods to maintain a healthy diet. The other vitamin classification is Water-Soluble Vitamins which is your B1- thiamin, B2, C, Folic Acid and Niacin. Water Soluble Vitamins is found in foods we eat like grains, meats, greens, and beans. You need to make sure that you include these foods in your daily diet because they are not stored in your body. You can destroy the vitamins in the way you cook them or store them. It is believe that overcooking would destroy the vitamins in the food. Now our body needs all of these vitamins but not a lot but the body do need them all. Each vitamin works differently. You need vitamin A because it helps with your vision, the growth of your bones and keeping your skin healthy. B1 Vitamin helps with the nervous systems along with metabolic actions. B2 vitamin also is used for vision and skin. B6 vitamin is for your body to use fats. A B12 vitamin is used to maintain the nervous systems. Vitamin C is used for the absorption of calcium and iron. It forms collegian and strengthen of the bones and teeth. Vitamin D also is use for the bone and teeth. Vitamin E is good for cell membranes it helps to damage it and it also works as an antioxidant. Folic A helps with preventing heart disease and birth defects. It also helps metabolic actions. Vitamin K is used for the blood so it will clot. Niacin is good for your digestion systems, skin, and nerves. Vitamins are important to include in your daily nutrient intake. The reason being because they do varies of things for the body. It...
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