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  • Vitamin B. Vitamin

    Vitamins In the early 20th century the discovery of vitamins began. Today there is a chance that there are some vitamins that are still undiscovered. The definition of vitamin is: one of several substances necessary for animal nutrition‚ and occurring in minute quantities in natural foods; numerous types have been distinguished‚ and designated by the letters of the alphabet. Each and every living animal needs vitamins to grow and be healthy. Since the human body can t produce

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  • Vitamin a

    Vitamin A Retinoic acid‚ or Vitamin A‚ is an essential human nutrient referring to a family of similarly shaped molecules called the retinoids. Its discovery dates back to research done in 1906‚ which indicated that factors other than carbohydrates‚ proteins‚ and fats were necessary to keep cattle healthy. Vitamin A was independently discovered by Elmer McCollum at the University of Wisconsin-Madison‚ and Lafayette Mendel and Thomas Osborne at Yale University. It was named due to the fact that

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  • Vitamins

    Vitamins Vitamin is defined as any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism‚ found in minute amounts in natural foodstuffs or sometimes produced synthetically (Dictionary.com‚ 2012). We need vitamins and minerals for our bodies to function properly. By eating a variety of foods‚ we can often supply our bodies with the necessary vitamins it needs‚ but in some cases it is necessary to take a vitamin supplement as well. By eating a good diet in conjunction

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  • Micronutrients: Vitamin B Vitamin

    Mariam Haider Micronutrients Vitamins Written Task Design Brief; Foods are not ‘pure’ substances. Although referred to as protein foods‚ or carbohydrate foods‚ this only recognized the food to be high in a particular nutrient. In fact‚ foods are mixtures of different nutrients and other chemical substances such as toxins‚ pigments and additives. Protein‚ carbohydrates and fat are regarded as macronutrients due to the size of their molecules. These nutrients are needed in large quantities

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  • vitamins

    VITAMINS Introduction Vitamins are organic food substances found only in living things‚ i.e. plants and animals. They are essential for our bodies to function properly‚ for growth‚ energy and for our general well-being. With very few exceptions the human body cannot manufacture or synthesize vitamins. They must be supplied in our diet or in man-made dietary supplements. Some people believe that vitamins can replace food‚ but that is incorrect. In fact‚ vitamins cannot be assimilated without also

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  • Vitamins

    Vitamins Vitamins are vital organic nutrients essential to over all health and are needed for cells and fluids in the body. They are found in all the foods that we eat‚ and must be consumed in small quantities since our bodies cannot make them. They are also available in dietary supplements‚ but those are only suggested if necessary‚ like if the body is not getting enough vitamins from food. Even though vitamins do not supply energy as carbohydrates‚ fats and proteins do‚ they are vital because

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  • Vitamin

    Is High Vitamin C all it claims to be? These days‚ there is much concern on our consumption of food drink‚ we’re told we do not intake the required daily level of fruit and veg‚ many manufactures claim to provide excellent levels of nutrients‚ This experiment will be carried out to see whether the vitamin c levels claimed by manufacturers are actually present in the drinks‚ this will be done by experimenting various drinks using blue DCPIP solution. The quantity of vitamin C in food and drink

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  • Vitamins and Minerals

    VITAMINS AND MINERALS Vitamins and minerals make people’s bodies work properly. Although you get vitamins and minerals from the foods you eat every day‚ some foods have more vitamins and minerals than others. Vitamins fall into two categories: fat soluble and water soluble. The fat-soluble vitamins — A‚ D‚ E‚ and K — dissolve in fat and can be stored in your body. The water-soluble vitamins — C and the B-complex vitamins (such as vitamins B6‚ B12‚ niacin‚ riboflavin‚ and folate) — need to dissolve

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  • Vitamins and Minerals

    Vitamins and Minerals What are vitamins? Vitamins are nutrients that everyone needs in small amounts for the body to work properly. Different vitamins have different functions. For example‚ some enzymes need particular vitamins to work. Your body can’t make most vitamins apart from vitamin D‚ so you have to get them from the food you eat. There are two types of vitamins: water-soluble vitamins - these cannot be stored in your body and need to be replaced regularly in your diet fat-soluble

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  • Supplementary Vitamins

    Supplementary Vitamins taken in by MMSU Students A Term Paper Submitted to: Dr. RITHA B. REYES In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement in English 2 _____ by ALFIE MONJE MARJORIE ANN P. TABIJE BS in Accountancy College of Business‚ Economics‚ and Accountancy Mariano Marcos State University March 2011 OUTLINE Thesis Statement: Students take in supplementary vitamins to improve their health. 1. Introduction 1.1 Vitamins 1.1.1 Definition of Vitamins 1.1.2 Importance

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